By Yunis Dekow:
Sunderland’s Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child, but denied two other charges of the same.
The winger appeared at Bradford Crown Court and has admitted one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming.
The 28 year old denies two charges of sexual activity with a girl aged under 16.
The England international who comes from Castle Eden, County Durham was rested in March 2015.
Johnson who has had 375 professional football appearances began his career at Middlesbrough before moving to Manchester City and then to Sunderland for £10m in 2012.