Since former Newcastle United youth team player, Derek Bell revealed the extent of how he had been systematically abused as a young man at his Boys Club, football has been shocked by hundreds of similar historical allegations which have brought the full attention of the media.

In the latest issue of true faith (TF129) one of our most respected and long-standing writers, Wallace Wilson has analysed the nature of the scandal and assessed the challenges for football in both putting right the serious wrongs of the game going back decades and its responsibilities for young people in the modern era.

We make no apologies for this being a weighty and serious read because that befits the topic.

All you need to do to get at Wallace’s superb piece of writing is to click here. 

You can follow Wallace on twitter – @WallaceWilson