Barry Bennell

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has appeared in courtroom charged with an extra 14 counts of sexual abuse.

The costs, which embrace indecent assault and critical sexual assault, contain 4 boys who have been aged between 11 and 14 on the time.

The previous Crewe Alexandra youth coach now faces a complete of 55 fees, regarding alleged offences between 1979 and 1991.

The 63-year-old denied all accusations throughout earlier courtroom appearances.

He appeared by way of video hyperlink for the listening to at South Cheshire Magistrates’ Court docket on Wednesday, talking solely to substantiate his title, age and that he understood the fees.

He was remanded in custody and can seem at Liverpool Crown Court docket on 17 July.

Mr Bennell coached a lot of junior groups in north-west England and the Midlands, some with associations to Manchester Metropolis and Stoke Metropolis.