The names of 24 men “with ties to Celtic or the Boys Club” are included in a dossier of allegations of violence.

A DOSSIER OF 24 men associated with Celtic or the Celtic Boys Club, allegedly associated with abuse, was released, many of whom were never formally identified other than the victims.

The Spotlight Campaign Group provided a list compiled by researchers based on victim statements, active court cases, convictions, and sources they shared.


Spotlight on names of men associated with Celtic FC and Celtic Boys Club (file photo)Credit: Kenny Ramsay – The Sun Glasgow
Bennell Is Also Mentioned In The Dossier.


Bennell is also mentioned in the dossier.1 credit
Mccafferty Is Allegedly Mentioned In The Dossier.


McCafferty is allegedly mentioned in the dossier.

That Daily Express reports that many of them were never officially identified, except by their victims and their loved ones.

Among the defendants is pedophile football coach Barry Bennell.

The former Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra scout is serving a 30-year prison sentence after being convicted of 50 child sex offenses in 2018.

Other suspects in the dossier include Celtic View photographer John Cullen, Celtic East Boys Club secretary Neil Strachan and serial pedophile Jim McCafferty.

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The Express reports that the dossier also includes the name of a “Celtic fanatic” priest, Father Michael Spencer, who died in 2000.

In the 1970s, he abused dozens of boys.

Spotlight claims that the list includes four Boys Club representatives who are currently facing charges.

And that the group identified seven more of the statements made by the victims of the alleged violence.

A spokesperson for Spotlight said: “Some of the names on this list are already in the public domain.

“Others were brought to Spotlight through conversations with victims, their families and contacts.

“They all deserve investigation. Are they committed enough to power to do this and bring justice back to God knows how many victims?”

Celtic have previously stated that Boys Club is a separate legal entity for the team and that it should not be held responsible for their actions.

Earlier this month, we told you how more victims of sexual assault have joined the multi-million dollar American-style “class action lawsuit” against Celtic Football Club.

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Judge Lord Arthurson allowed 22 former Celtic Boys Club players to sue Parkhead for compensation.

The judge made the decision after being approached by lawyer Ian McKay QC.

Scottish Sun has reached out to Celtic FC for comment.

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He represents the men who were abused while playing for the youth team and they believe they are entitled to compensation.

Thompson’s lawyers said six more alleged abuse victims filed for judgment last week.

The Scottish Sun has reached out to Celtic for comment.

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