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

27 February 2018 08:43
• 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 warned they should “move him on”, the Football Association’s independent inquiry into the sexual-abuse scandal has been told.According to evidence seen by the Guardian, the club’s then chairman, Norman Rowlinson, decided to consult the police after he and other directors were warned in the late-1980s that there had been a specific complaint about their youth team coach. Related: Barry Bennell branded ‘sheer evil’ as he is sentenced to 30 years Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian