Football abuse scandal

Football sex abuse: Barry Bennell convicted
Ex Man City and Crewe coahc Barry Bennell
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Football sex abuse: Barry Bennell convicted

Ex-coach found guilty of 36 charges including serious sexual assaults against boys aged eight to 15 in the 1980s
14 Feb 2018
Ex-Chelsea footballer 'paid £50K to keep quiet on abuse'
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Ex-Chelsea footballer 'paid £50K to keep quiet on abuse'

Gary Johnson says he was assaulted by talent scout Eddie Heath in the 1970s and paid for his silence
2 Dec 2016
Football abuse scandal: NSPCC helpline flooded with calls
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Football abuse scandal: NSPCC helpline flooded with calls

Charity receives calls about historical sex assaults allegedly suffered by youth team footballers
1 Dec 2016
Football sex abuse: Chelsea investigates 'secret payout'
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Football sex abuse: Chelsea investigates 'secret payout'

FA says it would be 'morally repugnant to suppress allegations of crimes against children' as Blues investigate 'former employee'
30 Nov 2016
Eric Bristow dropped by Sky over child abuse tweets
Eric Bristow
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Eric Bristow dropped by Sky over child abuse tweets

Broadcaster acts after former darts world champion suggests abuse victims are not 'proper men'
29 Nov 2016
Football sex abuse scandal: Who is coach Barry Bennell?
Barry Bennell
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Football sex abuse scandal: Who is coach Barry Bennell?

Convicted paedophile at centre of allegations is in hospital after being found unconscious
28 Nov 2016
Football sex abuse: Three more players speak out
Football Abuse
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Football sex abuse: Three more players speak out

Another two Crewe Alexandra youth players reveal their ordeal, while claims spread to Newcastle United
25 Nov 2016

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