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Ex-English soccer coach charged with sexually assaulting boy

LONDON — Prosecutors say former English soccer coach Barry Bennell has been charged with sexually assaulting a boy under the age of 14.

The Crown Prosecution Service says it received a file of evidence from Cheshire Police in northern England about "non-recent child sexual abuse," leading to Bennell being charged with eight offences .

Bennell has been charged with assault with the intent to commit buggery, five counts of indecent assault and two of inciting the boy to commit an act of gross indecency.