Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has been sentence to 31 years

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has been jailed for 31 years at Liverpool Crown Court for 50 counts of child sexual abuse. Bennell, described as the "devil incarnate" by the judge, was convicted of abusing 12 boys aged eight to 15 between 1979 and 1991.

Judge Clement Goldstone QC said Bennell aged 64, was "sheer evil". He will serve half of a 30-year sentence in custody, with the rest on licence. He was also sentenced to an additional year on licence.