Football Abuse allegations on the rise - when will it end?

The abuse team at Verisona Law are disheartened but not surprised to hear of the staggering number of individuals who have come forward nameing a total of 83 potential perpetrators spanning decades in the football world.

The team have received a number of enquiries from individuals who make allegations in respect of abuse in football. They wish to seek recourse not just criminally but by way of damages for the harm and suffering that they have endured.

We will continue to monitor the revelations that have rocked the footballing world and will further continue to provide support and advice to those in need.

If you wish to talk to the team please contact us in the strictest of confidence.

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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