The news is by your side.

football clubs

Five top-flight clubs caught up in UK soccer abuse scandal – police

LONDON: Five English Premier League and three Championship (second tier) soccer clubs are being investigated in relation to allegations of widespread historical child sex abuse in the sport dating back to the 1970s, British police said on Monday. The Metropolitan Police Service, who confirmed last month that it had launched an investigation into allegations at soccer clubs in London, said on Monday it had received 255 separate allegations of sexual abuse at 77 named clubs or teams. "As of Monday, 30 January, the…