Former football coach admits child sex offences
Former football coach Barry Bennell has pleaded guilty to seven child sex offences.
The 63-year-old entered guilty pleas to six counts of indecent assault at the beginning of his trial at Liverpool Crown Court.
A reporting restriction on a guilty plea to a charge of indecent assault entered by Bennell at an earlier hearing was today lifted by Recorder of Liverpool Judge Clement Goldstone QC.
The ex-Crewe Alexandra coach is still due to stand trial for 48 offences, including 35 counts of indecent assault, 11 counts of buggery and two counts of attempted buggery.
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