The 63-year-old man thought to be Neville Neville was bailed until May pending further police enquiries.
Mr Neville's two sons Gary and Phil both played football for Manchester United and England while daughter Tracey played netball for England.
He is a former director of Bury Football Club, where wife Jill is still club secretary.
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