Sunderland’s Adam Johnson stands trial on child sex charges
12 February 2016
From the section England
The Sunderland footballer was arrested in March last year
England footballer Adam Johnson “abused his revered position in society” when he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old fan, a court has heard.
The 28-year-old former Sunderland winger is on trial accused of sexual activity with a child.
Prosecutors said it was “in a way that he knew was both morally and legally wrong”.
The footballer denies two charges of sexual activity with a girl aged under 16.
The alleged victim was 15 in December 2014 when Johnson …read more
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