FA chairman Greg Clarke reveals his horror at football sex abuse scandal
Former football coach Barry Bennell has been charged with child sex offences – eight of those against a boy under the age of 14, with police forces around the country investigating historical allegations from more than 20 former players.
Asked if those offences could have been swept under the carpet, Clarke said: “I don’t know if there was a cover-up or not... I really don’t know. It’s certainly the biggest [crisis] I can remember. The moral consequences of failing to deal with some of these issues in the past we must get to the bottom of.
“Institutionally, all organisations in the old days... read more
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