After evidence of bullying at Aston Villa’s academy, why has the FA gone silent?

07 December 2017 10:55
The FA was asked to investigate evidence of bullying by Villa’s youth coach Kevin MacDonald and told of a toxic culture, denied by the club. Months later the key personnel remain in place and a player who suffered ‘hell’ waits for answersIn February the Premier League made a rare intervention into one of its clubs’ exalted youth academies, finding evidence of bullying and aggressive behaviour by the Aston Villa coach Kevin MacDonald and a failure by the club to respond when concerns were raised.The father of a youth-team player had complained about MacDonald, telling the head of the academy, Sean Kimberley, and other staff, that his son had begun to show signs of depression after being bullied and emotionally abused by MacDonald from April 2015 to September 2016. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian