Former football coach Barry Bennell faces a further 14 child sex offence charges
Former football coach Barry Bennell is facing a further 14 counts of non-recent sexual assault on boys aged between 11 and 14.
According to the Crown Prosecution Service the new charges relate to 10 counts of indecent assault and four counts of buggery which were alleged to have taken place between 1983 and 1990.
It follows a string of previous allegations made against the 63-year-old.
A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 20 June, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with 14 counts of non-recent child sexual abuse against boys aged 11 to 14 years."
The former Crewe Alexandra coach will appear via video link at South Cheshire Magistrates' Court on Wednesday June 28 in relation to these charges.
In total he is facing charges of 55 offences between 1979 and 1991 against young boys.
He has previously denied accusations made against him during a succession of court appearances.