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Derby football coach Brendan Conway on 18 child sex charges

Brendan Conway Image copyright Gloucestershire News Service
Image caption Brendan Conway is accused of 18 child sex offences

A football coach and street dancer has appeared in court charged with 18 sexual offences against children.

Brendan Conway, 28, is accused of charges including causing or inciting children aged 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity and possession of indecent photographs of young children.

Police said the charges relate to at least three children.

The chef, from Alvaston in Derby, was remanded in custody and will appear at the city's crown court on 24 April.

He appeared before magistrates in Derby via video link.

As a football coach, he worked with a youth team in Derby.

He was also a successful street dancer and had appeared on television dance show Got to Dance, as an extra in the movie Streetdance 3D, and was due to appear on Britain's Got Talent.

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Image caption The 28-year-old appeared on TV dance show Got to Dance and as an extra in the movie Streetdance 3D

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