Judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott: I stand by my verdict

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‘I cannot believe he’s being received by the Queen,’ says French judge

The French judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott of assaulting his girlfriend has criticised the former England cricketer after he was knighted and says she stands by her decision to find him guilty.

The move to award Boycott the honour prompted outrage this week from a domestic violence charity. He was convicted in 1998 of assaulting Margaret Moore, who was left with black eyes after he hit her 20 times.

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