Paul McCann, a former coach for Crewe Alexandra, who worked with the club during the 80s and 90s has been suspended by the FA.
McCann had worked with Crewe Alex as a voluntary youth and reserve team coach. He worked with Dario Gradi, the club director and former manager.
However, in 1991, McCann left the club side in a bid to pursue another career abroad. McCann has denied being involved in any wrongdoing. This did not stop his license from being suspended by the safeguarding panel of the FA.
Attempts to get confirmation from the FA following the suspension of McCann’s license is yet to yield any positive response as the FA have not confirmed the suspension or any details that concern it.
Speaking to The Guardian, McCann said:
“I have not done anything wrong. This process is in place to help the investigation take its due course. I am collateral damage.”