Following on from his arrest, Sunderland have suspended physio Peter Howey and a spokesman for the club has released a statement.
Exclusive: Sunderland suspend member of academy staff after arrest on suspicion of meeting a player aged under 16 following sexual grooming https://t.co/vwGcfISTTl
— Craig Hope (@CraigHope_DM) January 29, 2019
This is shocking. Worryingly I am sure this is not a problem limited to them but they have created a problem for themselves after the way the other matter was handled
— glen johnstone (@masterjohnstone) January 29, 2019
— NItoonfan (@NIToonFan33) January 29, 2019