The English former coach, Barry Bennell has Monday a prison sentence of 31 years in prison received due to child abuse. The court considered it proven that the 64-year-old ex-scout of Manchester City has been guilty of fifty offences.
The former coach of Crewe Alexandra is one of the hoofdverdachten in the scandal, that in the public eye came when several players with accusations emerged. The confessions relate to the period between 1988 and 1991. There were a total of 55 charges against Bennell submitted.
The pedofilieschandaal in English football broke in november 2016, when a former footballer of vierdeklasser Crewe Alexandra agony opbiechtte to the Guardian newspaper.