Chelsea issue secret payout to alleged sexual abuse victim of former scout


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• Victim was allegedly abused by ex-chief scout Eddie Heath
• Membership reached out-of-court settlement and particulars not disclosed

Chelsea have develop into the first club to challenge a payout to an alleged victim because the full extent of football’s intercourse abuse scandal was uncovered but danger drawing criticism for not making the compensation deal public.

The membership have reached an out-of-court settlement with a junior participant who was allegedly abused by Chelsea’s former chief scout Eddie Heath but declined to touch upon the specifics of the deal. They have previously been condemned for paying £50,000 to another former player, Gary Johnson, in impact to buy his silence.

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