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Manchester United pass sex abuse claims to inquiry



Manchester United, the club said today. Clive Sheldon, the club said today.

Billy Watts, who died in 2009, worked as a caretaker, kit man and groundsman at The Cliff, United's former main training ground, during the 1980s, where both the senior and junior squads were trained.

According to The Daily Telegraph, Mr Watts was moved to duties at Old Trafford after being punished for an unspecified offence in 1989.

United States have passed this and two other allegations to the Sheldon review.

The minutes of the internal disciplinary hearing do not, however, specify the offence.

According to sports website The Athletic, one of the allegations deals with an indecent assault on a young player.

The club told the Press Association that they conducted an intensive inquiry into the allegations and the original disciplinary hearing.

We We have cooperated fully with the Sheldon review. Said

"This involved conducting multiple interviews as part of our wide-ranging inquiries pursuant to the review.

These These included a former employee who worked in the disciplinary process against the former caretaker in the 1980s.

"All interviewees provided their full co-operation and information.

"Identifying facts from Manchester, United Kingdom."

Andy Woodward revealed in 2016 how he had been abused at Crewe Alexandra.

His abuser Barry Bennell is serving a 30-year prison sentence for serial abuse, while others have received prison sentences.


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