Former Newcastle player Derek Bell: I wanted to kill the man that abused me as a boy
Bell said he was groomed and abused between the ages of 12 and 16 by his coach George Ormond while playing for Montagu and North Fenham boys football club during the 1970s.
After injury curtailed his senior career, Bell later encountered Ormond again while working for Newcastle city council’s housing department.
According to the Guardian, Bell spotted Ormond hiding behind a tree in the grounds of a youth hostel used to house vulnerable refugee teenagers.
“I have lived hell for years,” Bell told BBC Radio 5 Live. “And this [seeing Ormond] just blew my head. So after that, I went home, and... read more
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