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Former Crewe Alexandra coach denies sex offences

Former Crewe Alexandra football coach Paul McCann leaves South Cheshire Magistrates Court Image copyright PA

A former Crewe Alexandra football coach has denied six counts of indecent assault.

Paul McCann appeared at Chester Crown Court to face the charges relating to a boy under 16 and a boy over 16.

All the allegations relate to one victim and are alleged to have taken place between 1987 and 1990.

The 57-year-old, of Great Sutton, Cheshire, was released on unconditional bail ahead of a trial date set for 8 October.

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