• Everything to Know About Britain's Soccer Child Abuse Scandal

    One year ago - By Time

    Around 350 victims have reported child sexual abuse within United Kingdom soccer clubs, following a former player's allegation that he was sexually assaulted as a young boy by a coach in the 1980s. Here's everything you need to know about the ongoing scandal:
    How did it start?
    On Nov. 17, The Guardian published a front page story in which Andy Woodward, a former lower league soccer player, broke his silence to allege that he was sexually abused by a soccer coach as a young boy.
    Woodward, now 43, told the paper that from the ages of 11 to 15, he was abused by Barry Bennell, now 62, who...
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