Here we go: how fashion co-opted the football scarf

 A bescarved model walks the runway at the Versace show during Milan fashion week. Photograph: Jacopo Raule/Getty Images Football scarves are making the move from Saturday afternoon fan favourite to this year’s must-have fashion accessory. At the recent autumn/winter 2018 collections, they were featured by some of the most influential brands in fashion. In Milan, Donatella Versace showed three styles in bold primary hues depicting the family brand, while fellow Italian fashion house MSGM presented five bearing the name of drinks brands and Vodka bars located in the fashion capital. In London,…

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Football abuse inquiry: 83 potential suspects identified

There are now 83 potential suspects and 98 clubs involved in the inquiry into child abuse in football, police chiefs have said. The investigations span all tiers of football, “from premier clubs through to amateur”, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) said. Police forces across the country are continuing to receive calls, it added. Of the identified victims, 98% were male, and the age at the time of abuse was between seven and 20, police said. A total of 639 referrals had been received from the helpline set up by…

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