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FA abuse inquiry could investigate clubs including Crewe Alexandra

Barry Bennell, a former Crewe coach, was jailed earlier this year.

LONDON -- The Football Association (FA) inquiry into historic child sexual abuse is prepared to investigate the clubs at the centre of the allegations, notably Crewe Alexandra, if they fail to conduct satisfactory reviews of their own, sources have told ESPN FC.

Clive Sheldon QC, the barrister heading the inquiry into abuse between 1970 and 2005, is increasing pressure on 12 clubs linked to a known or alleged abuser -- among them Crewe, where Barry Bennell, jailed for 30 years after being found...