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Metropolitan police to investigate sex abuse claims at London clubs

• Team of specialist officers to look into ‘non-recent’ crimes • Met become 22nd force to investigate claims of sexual abuse in football Britain’s largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving London football clubs. The Metropolitan police said a team of…

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Police 'opted against action' over ex-Chelsea player's sex abuse claim

NSPCC says it has made more than triple the number of referrals to police or children’s services than from its Jimmy Savile helpline The former Chelsea youth team player who says he was sexually assaulted by the chief scout during the 1970s is understood to have approached the police prior to…

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Sam Allardyce urges Daily Telegraph to release its secret tapes

Sacked England manager hopes to be exonerated by full record of meeting Sam Allardyce is demanding that the Daily Telegraph release its tape recordings of his meeting with the newspaper’s undercover reporters, which led to his dismissal as England’s football manager. Allardyce believes the full…

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