Football sex abuse hotline receive three times the calls after Jimmy Savile scandal

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Launched on November 23 to support the victims of child sex abuse within football, the charity said more than 860 calls had been made to the helpline in its first week. 

NSPCC chief executive Peter Wanless said there had been a "staggering surge" in the amount of people getting in touch. 

He said: "The number of high-profile...