More than 20 players come forward with allegations of child sex abuse

More than 20 players come forward with allegations of child sex abuse

The head of Britain's Professional Footballers' Association has revealed more than 20 players have come forward with allegations of historical child sex abuse.

Several have already spoken out, claiming they were targeted while coming through the ranks.

Crewe Alexandra will investigate how it dealt with claims made against former coach Barry Bennell, a now convicted paedophile.

Gordon Taylor who's the chief executive of the English footballers' trade union, says action's needed elsewhere too: "It is the job of, not just the FA, but the FA, the two leagues, football league and premier league, national league, the LMA looks after management and coaches and the PFA to deal with this."


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