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WATCH: More former footballers come forward with allegations, one names his abuser

The former footballer who was among the first to come forward with claims of historical child sex abuse in the game, has been told the man who allegedly assaulted him is dead.

Paul Stewart, who played for Liverpool and Manchester City, says he's sorry Frank Roper won't face justice.

In a separate development Greater Manchester Police have announced they're now investigating reports of sexual abuse in football from 35 people.

They say they've identified 10 suspects.


Warrington Wolves put player walkout and Grand Final defeat behind them

Warrington head coach Tony Smith admits he's 'disappointed but not surprised' by Chris Sandow's decision to walk out on the club.

One of the Wolves' star players, with a year still left on his contract, the Australian has failed to return to the UK.

But his former teammates are back in training and hoping to put their Grand Final defeat firmly behind them. Mike Hall reports.

Manchester marks World Aids Day

A selection of events will take place in Manchester today to mark World Aids day.

There will be film screenings, exhibitions, a faith service and much more. The centrepiece for the commemorations is Sackville Gardens by the Beacon of Hope – the national HIV/AIDS memorial.

Divina De Campo (front) will perform at the vigil Credit: pa

A candlelit procession and vigil will take place in the evening.Every December the world remembers those who have been lost to HIV/AIDS, and there will be a minute's silence at the vigil.


WATCH: A young patients tribute to her Roald Dahl nurse

A lot's been said over the last twelve months about the children's author Roald Dahl. It's a hundred years since he was born and one of his books, the BFG, was turned into a film. But did you know that he's left a lasting legacy to help countless youngsters who are seriously ill? His Marvellous Children's Charity is marking its own 25 year milestone - just as its first specialist nurse is planning her retirement. Our Merseyside Correspondent Andy Bonner went to Crosby to meet her and one of the many people she's helped...

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