'Several clubs may have silenced players'
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Football abuse: Several clubs may have used confidentiality clauses, lawyer says

Confidentiality agreements may have been used by several football clubs to silence players speaking out about abuse, according to a lawyer representing a new body supporting victims.

Speaking to BBC sports editor Dan Roan, Edward Smethurst said a number of victims had come forward saying they had been asked to sign non-disclosure agreements with clubs in return for compensation.

  • 06 Dec 2016
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