Barry Bennell charged with eight more counts of child sexual abuse

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Former football coach Barry Bennell, formerly of Milton Keynes, has been charged with eight further counts of ‘non-recent’ child sexual abuse.

The Crown Prosecution Service says this comes after an investigation by Cheshire Police.

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The charges against Bennell, a former Crewe Alexandra youth coach, relate to alleged offences against two boys between 1980 and 1987.

Bennell is accused of two counts of indecent assault on a boy aged under 14, indecent assault on a boy aged under 16 and five other offences.