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More than 20 former footballers have so far come forward with allegations of historical child sex abuse in football, with five police forces investigating. The Football Association has announced an internal review, an NSPCC hotline has received more than calls and individual clubs Pat nevin man to man sexual harassment conducting their own inquiries. Ex-Crewe defender Andy Woodward waived his right to anonymity to reveal his ordeal and several other former professionals have done the same.

One of the players who spoke out, former Tottenham and Liverpool midfielder Paul Stewart, said the sport could face allegations on the scale of the Jimmy Savile scandal. After his death, former DJ and television presenter Savile was found to be one of the UK's most prolific sexual predators.

Former Bury and Sheffield United player Andy Woodward, 43, tells the Guardian he Pat nevin man to man sexual harassment sexually abused by convicted paedophile and former football coach Barry Bennell while at Crewe Alexandra between the ages of 11 and Steve Walters, 44, also claims he was sexually abused by Bennell while at Crewe.

Walters, who in became the club's youngest debutant, also made the allegations to the Guardian. Former England and Tottenham footballer Paul Stewart, 52, tells the Mirror he was sexually abused as a youth player. Stewart, who began his professional career with Blackpool and also played for Manchester City and Liverpool, claims an unnamed coach - not Bennell - abused him daily for four years.

Ex-Manchester City striker David White, 49, alleges he was also sexually abused by Bennell in the late s and early s, while playing for Whitehill FC junior team in Manchester. According to the Guardian, an anonymous ex-footballer has contacted police to say he was a victim of George Ormond - a former Newcastle United youth coach who was jailed in for offences against young footballers in the area. Police are investigating an allegation of "historical sexual offences in Newcastle". Two other men speak on Friday's edition of the Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Jason Dunford and Chris Unsworth say they were abused by Bennell as youth players. Anthony Hughes told the Sunday Mirror that Bennell abused him on a sofa while he was at Crewe Alexandra's centre of excellence.

All those named above have waived their right to lifelong anonymity to speak out to the media. It started within a few weeks. Initially it was sexually touching but it rapidly got "Pat nevin man to man sexual harassment" and he raped me. I don't want to put a number on how many times it happened, but it was over a four-year period.