London’s Premier League clubs in clerical-abuse scandal British football
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All five football clubs from London in the Premier League come true, are involved in the big scandal around sexual abuse of youth soccer players.
The police of London Monday that they 255 reports of sexual abuse investigations against individuals who worked at 77 clubs from the capital city, including Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United and Crystal Palace.
The earliest complaints date back to the sixties of the last century, reported to the superintendent of the unit that the scandal will be explored. “We take all allegations seriously and a specialist agency will have all the information going through”, he stated to Sky.
The number of reports of sexual abuse of youth soccer players is the last months continued to increase. Scotland Yard says that 526 victims have been reported. In total there are 248 English football clubs involved and 184 suspects examined.