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Category: Barry Bennell

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Barry Bennell expenses claim raises questions about Crewe’s legal defence

• Bennell claimed £5 per boy to accommodate them• Crewe have said overnight stays were nothing to do with clubHere is the expenses claim from Barry Bennell that raises significant questions about the defence put forward by Crewe Alexandra’s lawyers to …

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Crewe claim they did not arrange for boys to stay with Barry Bennell

• Crewe bring in lawyers used by Catholic church in abuse case• Club say victims’ long silence means case should be thrown outCrewe Alexandra are taking on Barry Bennell’s victims in the high court by claiming it was the parents, not the club, who let …

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Manchester City to issue apology and set up fund for Bennell abuse victims

• Many of those affected should be eligible for six-figure amounts• John Broome’s victims will be entitled to the same dealManchester City are launching a “survivors’ scheme” for the victims of Barry Bennell that will lead to the Premier League champio…

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Crewe under fire after telling Bennell victim he waited too long to report abuse

• Crewe accused of ‘desperate and dirty’ attempt to fight claims• Steve Walters tells lawyers to issue high court proceedingsCrewe Alexandra have been accused of a “desperate and dirty tactic” after new revelations about how far they are willing to go …

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Revealed: the evidence Crewe supplied on Barry Bennell scandal

• Dario Gradi did not do detailed check before hiring Bennell• Overnight stays for boys encouraged as part of club cultureEvidence supplied by Dario Gradi related to the Barry Bennell scandal can be revealed by the Guardian today and includes an admiss…

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Football sexual abuse scandal review may be delayed for more than a year

• Jailed coach Barry Bennell may face further charges• Retrial of Bob Higgins another reason for report hold-upThe independent review into football’s sexual abuse scandal is to be delayed by potentially longer than a year because of the criminal trials…

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Jailed football coach Barry Bennell may face further abuse charges

Police get go-ahead to put together a case for CPS Trial judge questioned merits of more criminal proceedingsBarry Bennell, the former football coach who is serving a 30-year prison sentence as an “industrial-scale child molester”, is facing the possib…

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Manchester City investigate if newly jailed sex abuser had links to club

• William Toner jailed on Friday for indecent assault• Toner claimed he scouted for City’s junior systemManchester City’s independent inquiry into the Barry Bennell scandal is investigating claims that another sex offender, jailed on Friday for four co…

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Barry Bennell victims welcome rejection of appeal against jail term

High court judges turn down appeal by former football coach who abused young playersVictims of Barry Bennell, the former football coach who was labelled “sheer evil” after subjecting junior footballers from Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra to hundre…

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Crewe excluded from regional awards for handling of Barry Bennell scandal

• League Two club to be barred from Northwest Football Awards• Crewe council prepares to pass motion against AlexandraCrewe Alexandra are to be banished from the Northwest Football Awards because of their handling of the Barry Bennell sex-abuse scandal…

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Crewe reject calls for inquiry into Barry Bennell sexual abuse

Victims of football coach left ‘bitterly disappointed’ after club says it will not hold investigationVictims of Barry Bennell have said they are “bitterly disappointed” after Crewe Alexandra rejected calls for an independent inquiry into child sexual a…

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Crewe ignored police advice in late 1980s to ‘move on’ Barry Bennell

• Club warned it may be employing a paedophile• FA inquiry heard one board member ‘not surprised’Crewe Alexandra were advised by the police to sever their ties with Barry Bennell but continued to employ him for a number of years despite being warn…

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I was a Crewe obsessive. Now I’m so ashamed of my club I’ve divorced them | Adam Breeze

Since the crimes committed by Barry Bennell at Crewe came to light, the seeming lack of empathy and common decency shown by the people in charge has been incomprehensibleLast year I divorced my football team. After 38 years of (a few) ups and (mostly) …

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Crewe Alexandra fans quiz chairman on Barry Bennell scandal at forum

• John Bowler refuses to answer claims the club were given warnings• Heightened security as supporters arrive for Gresty Road meetingThe Crewe Alexandra chairman, John Bowler, declined to comment on accusations the club’s board were aware of concerns s…

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Crewe fans’ forum a chance to put chairman on spot over Barry Bennell

Monday night’s event is called ‘Let’s Talk About Football’ but some Crewe fans will demand answers from the chairman, John Bowler, no matter whatThey are holding a fans’ forum at Crewe Alexandra on Monday. The title is “Let’s Talk About Football” and t…

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Barry Bennell branded ‘sheer evil’ as he is sentenced to 31 years

Judge describes former youth football coach as ‘devil incarnate’ for child sexual abuseThe former football coach Barry Bennell was branded a “monster” by one of his victims in court as he was sentenced to 31 years.The catalogue of sexual abuse revealed…

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‘It isn’t easy admitting you were one of Barry Bennell’s boys’

Micky Fallon, one of the former players Bennell has been convicted of abusing, reveals the horrors he endured and asks how Crewe did not realise the coach was a risk when opponents called them ‘The paedophile lads’There is a scar on my cheek that will …