Barristers for the former football coach say they will not call any witnesses or offer any evidence.
The ex-football coach is to challenge the sentence he received for 50 counts of child sexual abuse.
Ex-football coach Barry Bennell is sentenced for 50 counts of child sexual abuse.
A mother describes her horror at finding out her son was raped by the paedophile football coach.
Barry Bennell is convicted of dozens of offences against boys playing for youth teams in the 1980s.
A court hears the closing speeches at trial of the former football coach, who denies the allegations.
He was pinned to the wall after he interrupted the former coach abusing a boy, a court hears.
A jury is told the former youth football coach said in a letter that "trouble-causers don't go far"
A court hears the ex-football coach told an alleged victim over Facebook his illness was "payback".
A court hears Chris Unsworth was abused when coach gave him lifts to training.
A witness says he believed Barry Bennell could turn him into a professional footballer.
Boys dreaming of a life in professional football were abused by coach Barry Bennell, a jury is told.
Barry Bennell pleads guilty to child abuse charges between 1988 and 1991.
The ex-football coach is charged with 55 alleged child sexual offences dating back to 1979.
The 63-year-old former coach at Crewe Alexandra is accused of a total of 41 sex abuse offences
Barry Bennell, who worked at Crewe in the 1980s and 1990s, faces eight more charges relating to boys.
Barry Bennell pleads not guilty to eight charges of historical sex abuse of a boy aged under 16.
Former football coach Barry Bennell, accused of child sex offences, is remanded in custody.
A former youth football coach and top-flight assistant referee is accused of a catalogue of child sex offences in Scotland.
Former football coach Barry Bennell is charged with eight offences of sexual assault against a boy under 14, say prosecutors.
Crewe Alexandra were aware of abuse allegations against youth coach Barry Bennell, a former director says.