John Bowler has stepped down from his role as Crewe Alexandra chairman following Clive Sheldon QC’s review into child abuse in football.
“I have today informed my fellow directors that I intend to stand down from my position as a board member of Crewe Alexandra Football Club with immediate effect,” Bowler said in a statement.
“I always intended to do so following the conclusion of the Sheldon Review into child abuse in football.
“As the only person left with an association to that era, I truly believe it was important for me to see it through to conclusion.”
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