George Ormond

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Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity to tell the Guardian that he had been a victim of sexual abuse.

Britain’s biggest police force has received 106 separate allegations of historical sexual abuse at clubs in London. The Metropolitan police said the (...)

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The Montagu and North Fenham boys club has a proud status in the historic football heartland of Newcastle, formed in 1948, with 70 coaches today runni(...)

English FA chief executive Martin Glenn (left) promised to punish any club covering up sexual abuse, regardless of size. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty

British police have been flooded with victims alleging they were abused as children in football and say they are investigating attacks on 350 people,(...)

Video grab taken from the BBC of (from left-right) of Jason Dunford, Steve Walters, host Victoria Derbyshire, Chris Unsworth, Andy Woodward speaking to BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. Photo: BBC News

Referrals from calls to a dedicated football abuse hotline more than tripled the amount made in the first three days of the Jimmy Savile scandal, the (...)

Former Newcastle United player David Eatock says he was sexually abused by George Ormond while at the club.

A former Newcastle United player has waived his anonymity to say he was the victim of sexual abuse during his time at the club, and reveal the secret (...)

Crewe director of football Dario Gradi  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

The Football Association has appointed an independent legal counsel, Kate Gallafent QC, to assist its review into historical child abuse allegations. (...)

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, Steve Walters, Chris Unsworth and Andy Woodward speak to  Victoria Derbyshire on her BBC programme. File photograph: BBC News/PA Wire

Three more people have come forward to say they were abused by a coach as young footballers. Jason Dunford and Chris Unsworth, speaking to BBC’s Vict(...)

St James’ Park - the home of Newcastle United football club. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

The escalating story of sexual abuse in football is now threatening to take in Newcastle United after a former player contacted the police to allege h(...)