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Bennell suspected of eight cases of sexual assault in British football

Bennell suspected of eight cases of sexual assault in British football

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Prosecutors Tuesday announced that they suspect Barry Bennell in a clerical-abuse scandal in British football and a diagnosis of eight cases of sexual assault.

The cases all relate to boys under fourteen years of age, reported the BBC.

Several players came the last days out with the story that they in their youth have been sexually abused by Barry Bennell, a youth coach at the club Crewe Alexandra.

The now 62-year-old Bennell has been three times in jail for sexual abuse of children.

Benell itself is since Friday night in the hospital, after the police pick him found in a hotel in the place Stevenage in the English county of Hertfordshire.

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