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All London Premier League clubs linked to sex abuse probe

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London (AFP) Allegations of historical sex abuse have been made involving all five London clubs in the Premier League, the capital city's Metropolitan Police Service announced on Monday.

The five clubs swept up in the scandal that has rocked English football since former Crewe Alexandra youth player Andy Woodward went public in November last year are Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace and West Ham.

All London Premier League clubs linked to sex abuse probe

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London (AFP) Allegations of historical sex abuse have been made involving all five London clubs in the Premier League, the capital city's Metropolitan Police Service announced on Monday.

The five clubs swept up in the scandal that has rocked English football since former Crewe Alexandra youth player Andy Woodward went public in November last year are Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace and West Ham.

Abuse scandal is global problem says Offside Trust

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) An independent body set up by former footballers to help victims of child abuse in the sport claimed the issue is a "global" problem as they urged clubs to support the fight for justice.

The Offside Trust was launched in Manchester on Monday and will work separately from the Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association to support victims of abuse.

Abuse scandal is global problem says Offside Trust

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) An independent body set up by former footballers to help victims of child abuse in the sport claimed the issue is a "global" problem as they urged clubs to support the fight for justice.

The Offside Trust was launched in Manchester on Monday and will work separately from the Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association to support victims of abuse.

Abuse scandal is global problem says Trust

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) An independent body set up by former footballers to help victims of child abuse in the sport claimed the issue is a "global" problem as they urged clubs to support the fight for justice.

The Offside Trust was launched in Manchester on Monday and will work separately from the Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association to support victims of abuse.

Abuse is global problem says British trust formed to help victims

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) An independent body set up by former British footballers to help victims of child abuse in the sport claimed the issue is a "global" problem as they urged clubs to support the fight for justice.

The Offside Trust was launched in Manchester on Monday and will work separately from the Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association to support victims of abuse.

Former Newcastle player adds his name to abuse victims

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London (AFP) A former Newcastle United player added his name Wednesday to a growing list of ex-footballers in England who said they had suffered sexual abuse during their time in the sport.

David Eatock broke his silence as it emerged that more than a quarter of the UK's regional police forces were looking into allegations of historic child sex abuse within football.

Former Newcastle player adds his name to abuse victims

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London (AFP) A former Newcastle United player added his name Wednesday to a growing list of ex-footballers in England who said they had suffered sexual abuse during their time in the sport.

David Eatock broke his silence as it emerged that more than a quarter of the UK's regional police forces were looking into allegations of historic child sex abuse within football.

Sex abuse coach Barry Bennell in hospital over ‘fears for welfare’

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London (AFP) The paedophile coach at the centre of an abuse scandal that has rocked English football has been taken to hospital by police responding to a "fear for welfare incident" it was announced Monday.

Barry Bennell has been at the centre of numerous revelations after former Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by the convicted child molester in the 1980s.

Sex abuse coach Barry Bennell in hospital over ‘fears for welfare’

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London (AFP) The paedophile coach at the centre of an abuse scandal that has rocked English football has been taken to hospital by police responding to a "fear for welfare incident" it was announced Monday.

Barry Bennell has been at the centre of numerous revelations after former Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by the convicted child molester in the 1980s.

Four English police forces probe abuse claims

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London (AFP) Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal, it was revealed on Saturday.

Several former footballers have spoken out about being abused after ex-Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by convicted child molester Barry Bennell in the 1980s.

Four English police forces investigate football sex abuse claims

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London (AFP) Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal, it was revealed on Saturday.

Several former footballers have spoken out about being abused after ex-Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by convicted child molester Barry Bennell in the 1980s.

Four English police forces probe football sex abuse claims

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London (AFP) Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal, it was revealed on Saturday.

Several former footballers have spoken out about being abused after ex-Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by convicted child molester Barry Bennell in the 1980s.

Four English police forces probe football sex abuse claims

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London (AFP) Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal, it was revealed on Saturday.

Several former footballers have spoken out about being abused after ex-Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by convicted child molester Barry Bennell in the 1980s.

Probes widen into youth sex abuse at English football clubs

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London (AFP) Police investigations into the sexual abuse of youngsters within English football widened Friday as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out.

Jason Dunford, once a youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City, added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked the English game by alleging that a football paedophile ring was covered up.

Probes widen into youth sex abuse at English football clubs

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London (AFP) Police investigations into the sexual abuse of youngsters within English football widened Friday as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out.

Jason Dunford, once a youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City, added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked the English game by alleging that a football paedophile ring was covered up.

Police extend English soccer sex abuse inquiries

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London (AFP) Police said Friday they were widening the scope of their investigations into sexual abuse within English football as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out.

Jason Dunford, once a youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City, added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked the English game by alleging that a football paedophile ring was covered up.

Police extend English soccer sex abuse inquiries

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London (AFP) Police said Friday they were widening the scope of their investigations into sexual abuse within English football as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out.

Jason Dunford, once a youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City, added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked the English game by alleging that a football paedophile ring was covered up.

UK football sex abuse claims rise as Rooney lauds victims

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London (AFP) A former youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City alleged Friday that a football paedophile ring was covered up as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out.

Jason Dunford added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked English football.

UK football sex abuse claims rise as Rooney lauds victims

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London (AFP) A former youth player with Premier League giants Manchester City alleged Friday that a football paedophile ring was covered up as England captain Wayne Rooney praised victims for speaking out.

Jason Dunford added to the growing tide of abuse accusations that have rocked English football.

British charity launches hotline after abuse revelations

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London (AFP) A British children's charity has launched a new telephone helpline for sexual abuse victims after four English former footballers said they were abused by their coaches during childhood.

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has set up a dedicated football hotline with the support of England's Football Association.

British charity launches hotline after abuse revelations

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London (AFP) A British children's charity has launched a new telephone helpline for sexual abuse victims after four English former footballers said they were abused by their coaches during childhood.

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has set up a dedicated football hotline with the support of England's Football Association.

British charity launches hotline after football abuse revelations

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London (AFP) A British children's charity has launched a new telephone helpline for sexual abuse victims after four English former footballers said they were abused by their coaches during childhood.

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has set up a dedicated football hotline with the support of England's Football Association.

British charity launches hotline after football abuse revelations

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London (AFP) A British children's charity has launched a new telephone helpline for sexual abuse victims after four English former footballers said they were abused by their coaches during childhood.

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has set up a dedicated football hotline with the support of England's Football Association.

English former footballers allege sex abuse

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London (AFP) Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Paul Stewart and two other ex-players have come forward to allege sexual abuse at the hands of youth coaches when they were children.

Stewart, capped three times by England, said he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a man who threatened to kill his family if he told anyone.

English former footballers allege sex abuse

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London (AFP) Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Paul Stewart and two other ex-players have come forward to allege sexual abuse at the hands of youth coaches when they were children.

Stewart, capped three times by England, said he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a man who threatened to kill his family if he told anyone.

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Abuse is global problem says British trust formed to help victims

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) An independent body set up by former British footballers to help victims of child abuse in the sport claimed the issue is a "global" problem as they urged clubs to support the fight for justice.

The Offside Trust was launched in Manchester on Monday and will work separately from the Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association to support victims of abuse.