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Football’s Darkest Secret: why many sexual abuse victims’ complaints were left off charge sheets

Michael Balog Ailish Saker, University of Oxford It’s now almost five years since ex-professional footballer Andy Woodward first waived his anonymity to speak out about the abuse he suffered as a child. His decision to come forward broke the silence that had long plagued football, resulting in a surge of disclosures of non-recent child sexual abuse across numerous professional and …

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