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On Sport and Society

2016

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Youth soccer, Youth Sports, Coaches, Child sexual abuse, Abuse of power, Pedophiles, Catholic Church, Priests

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Sexual Abuse In British Youth Football, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2016

Sexual Abuse In British Youth Football, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

It has been almost three weeks now since the first stories of child abuse in British football were published in The Guardian. The first revelation involved one player coming forward to describe how he was abused by his youth football coach at the Crewe Alexandra football club.