When I started talking to Barry Bennell’s victims, I had no idea how deep abuse ran in football

Over the past few days I have been looking through some of the yellowed newspaper cuttings of the Barry Bennell case, snipped out from the pages of the Crewe Chronicle, and there is one in particular to which I keep returning, from 13 June 1998, with the headline: “We could not believe Bennell guilty – Gradi.”