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Dario Gradi says he will do "everything within my power" to assist the investigation into child sexual abuse in football.
Crewe's Director of Football has been suspended by the FA.
In a statement Dario Gradi said:
Crewe Alexandra have confirmed Director of Football Dario Gradi has been suspended by the FA.
In a short statement Crewe Alexandra said:
Crewe Alexandra's Director of Football has been suspended by the Football Association,
It's thought Dario Gradi has been asked to to step down by the FA pending an investigation into his handling of child abuse claims.
The development comes after the launch of an FA inquiry into historical abuse allegations in football, alongside police investigations which now span 21 forces.
There are 83 potential suspects and 98 clubs involved. The NSPCC and police have referred more than 600 reports to the FA.
Mr Gradi has said he won't comment on this development but has previously denied any wrongdoing.
Last month the former Crewe manager offered his sympathy to victims of Barry Bennell, after a number of ex-footballers spoke out against sexual abuse.
See his statement here
Former North West footballers who say they were sexually abused as youngsters have formed a support group to help survivors and their families.
Andy Woodward and Steve Walters have formed the "Offside Trust". They promise it'll fight for justice, starting with a full and independent investigation into abuse in football.
Ashley Derricott reports.
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.
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Dozens of potential suspects have been identified in connection with historical child sexual abuse allegations in football, police say.
"Calls and emails are coming in all the time" from players who say they had been forced to sign non-disclosure agreements, it is claimed.