Veteran British broadcaster Stuart Hall has confessed to sex attacks on children as young as nine.

The 83 year old, who once fronted game show It's a Knockout and was a long time sports commentator for the Bbc, was arrested in December (12) following allegations he assaulted three girls aged between nine and 16 over a period of 10 years from 1974 to 1984.

He appeared at a court in Preston, England on Thursday (02May13) where officials were told he has pleaded guilty to 14 charges of indecent assault against children as young as nine.