Dario Gradi

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A court artist sketch of Barry Bennell. Photograph: Elizabeth Cook/PA

Manchester City, one of the clubs most seriously implicated in the Barry Bennell sexual abuse scandal, have been accused of putting hundreds of boys i(...)

Crewe have confirmed Dario Gradi has been temporarily suspended by the English FA. Photograph: Getty/Pete Norton

Crewe have confirmed their director of football Dario Gradi has been suspended from football on an interim basis. It is understood the Football Assoc(...)

Dario Gradi denies any wrongdoing amid historical child abuse allegations at Crewe. Photograph: Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images

Dario Gradi, the director of football at Crewe - the club at the centre of the football sexual abuse scandal - has been suspended by the English FA. (...)

The English FA are investigating Dario Gradi over claims he tried to ‘smooth-over’ sexual abuse at Chelsea. Photograph: Getty/Catherine Ivill

Dario Gradi is to be quizzed by a team of investigators working on behalf of the Football Association after claims that he visited the parents of a Ch(...)

The Alexandra Stadium, Gresty Road, Crewe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Crewe held board-level talks about an allegation of sexual abuse made against junior coach Barry Bennell in the late 1980s but kept him on, a former d(...)

Jason Dunford: Says Barry Bennell had access to hundreds upon hundreds of children. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian

I was Barry Bennell’s captain when I was a kid. He was the Pied Piper, like everyone says, and the most amazing football coach I’ve ever seen. There w(...)

Crewe director of football Dario Gradi has released a statement saying he knew nothing about junior scout Barry Bennell’s abuse of young footballers until his arrest in 1994. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Crewe director of football Dario Gradi has released a statement saying he knew nothing about Barry Bennell’s abuse of young footballers until the juni(...)

Steve Walters, right, in action for Crewe Alexandra against York City in 1993. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/PA Images

It was May, 1988, when a prodigiously talented teenager by the name of Steve Walters became the youngest player in the history of Crewe Alexandra, at (...)

 Arsene Wenger, who was appointed in 1996, will take charge of his 1,000th Arsenal match tomorrow afternoon. Photograph: PA Wire

Alex Ferguson has praised old rival Arsene Wenger ahead of the Frenchman’s 1,000th match as Arsenal manager and believes his achievement is pro(...)