Andy Woodward sexual abuse story prompts more police contact
Six people have contacted police after a former professional footballer spoke about the sexual abuse he suffered from a club coach when he was a child.
Former Bury and Sheffield United player Andy Woodward was abused by Barry Bennell while at Crewe Alexandra from the age of 11 to 15.
Bennell was sentenced to nine years in prison in 1998 after admitting sexual offences against six boys.
Cheshire Police said officers were contacting the six people.
Allegations 'taken seriously' Mr Woodward has previously spoken of his decision to waive his anonymity to raise awareness, because he believed... read more
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