In what is sure to become one of the biggest exposes in football, some ex-footballers have revealed how they were abused as children by football coaches.
Andy Woodward was the first footballer to go public last week as two other players also shared how they were similarly abused. Perhaps the most shocking revelation was from Chris Unsworth who said ex-Crewe Alexandra coach Barry Bennell Rap£d him ‘up to 100 times’. Mr. Unsworth added that he “never told a soul”
Several ex-players have made allegations about being S£xually abused by coaches as childrenand coach Barry Bennell has served three sentences for child S£x offenses. Unsworth added thâ Bennell would sometimes have several children over whom he would abuse; ‘We never spoke to each other about it,” Mr Unsworth said. “I was Rap£d between 50 and 100 times.”
Unsworth was nine years old at the time of the incident and he said about the phase of his life, “I knew what I wanted to get, and I thought this is what I had to go through. I knew it was wrong but I just went with it,”