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Statement in response to the ‘BBC Scotland Investigates’ documentary

Tuesday, 11 April 2017


Following on from the ‘BBC Scotland Investigates’ documentary examining historical child sexual abuse in football, the Scottish FA has issued the following statement:

 

Stewart Regan, Scottish FA chief executive: "The independent review into allegations of historic child sexual abuse in Scottish football is currently under way and we await its findings.

 

"The latest allegations are a matter for the investigatory authority, Police Scotland. 

 

"We would urge anyone who has suffered abuse to come forward using the dedicated, confidential NSPCC 24-hour helpline 0800 023 2642, directly to the police on 101 or via email to the Scottish FA at childrenswellbeing@scottishfa.co.uk."

 

 


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