A professional football coach used his "supreme power" over the future careers of ambitious teenage players to carry out a "systematic campaign of sexual abuse" spanning a quarter of a century, a UK court has heard.
Wed, 30 May, 2018
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
Niall Quinn said he is “shocked and horrified” by the growing revelations of child sex abuse in football and hopes the bravery of ex-players — including two of his former team-mates — in going public about their harrowing experiences won’t be in vain.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
As many as seven professional football clubs are now embroiled in the growing child sex abuse scandal, with more than 20 ex-players alleging they were victims, the head of the players' union has said.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
It was a telling reminder of how far they’d come, but also of their apparent place in the game. At the end of Gibraltar’s 7-0 defeat to Poland back in September, the tiny territory’s players obviously went to swap shirts with the opposition.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014