Crewe Alexander director of football and director of their academy, Dario Gradi MBE, who has been at the club for more than 30 years, has been suspended by the Football Association pending an investigation.
I understand this is part of the FA review into allegations of historical child abuse in football's youth development that seems to be growing by the day. It has previously been leaked that over 55 clubs are possibly involved. The Italian-born (Milan) 75-year-old denies any wrongdoing and says he will help the FA's review.
The news has now been confirmed by Crewe Alexander.