Barry Bennell denies further 12 charges of child sex abuse

Former Crewe Alexandra football coach Barry Bennell faces 20 child sex abuse charges.

He now faces 20 charges of child sexual abuse, related to four complainants who were boys under the age of 16 at the time of the alleged offences. The incidents are all alleged to have taken place between 1980 and 1987.

The former Crewe Alexandra coach denied eight of the offences when he appeared in court in January and has denied the further 12 offences that he was last week charged with.

Verisona represent an individual who is currently suing a Premiership Football Club in respect of alleged abuse

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Below is a selection of organisations/instutions/bodies we are frequently instructed to pursue.


  • Private schools, boarding schools, local authority schools, closed schools, hospital schools.


  • The Scouts Association, St Johns Ambulance, MIND, the Children’s Society, Barnados.

Private companies

  • Football trainers, judo teachers, dance instructors, swimming instructors, holiday activity centres, nurseries, youth clubs.

Local Authorities/Ministry of Defence

  • County Councils, Borough Councils, City Councils, ILEA, cadets, navy/ army (forces).

National Health Service Trusts/Commissioning Boards/GPs

  • Hospitals, Disability care centres, children’s care providers.


  • Convicted perpetrators, acquitted perpetrators.

Children’s Homes

  • Respite care, full time children’s home, part-time children’s homes.

Religious Institutions

  • Roman Catholic Church, United Synagogue, Sisters of Nazareth, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Christian Brothers Order.

Foster Carers

  • Permanent carers, temporary carers

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