Adam Johnson court case: Jury told details by prosecution

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After pleading guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one charge of grooming, Adam Johnson's court case has continued today.  

Johnson, 28, is today standing trial on a further two counts of sexual activity with an underage girl, which he denies. 

Sunderland terminated the footballer's contract after his guilty plea while sportswear firm Adidas cancelled their contract with him. 


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Johnson has played for England on 12 occasions and has featured in the Premier League over a number of years.

Johnson played his final game for Sunderland during their 2-2 draw against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend. The midfielder scored for the Black Cats, but will no longer be part of Sam Allardyce's set up at the Stadium of Light. 

The club initially stuck by Johnson after he was released on bail after his arrest in Mach 2015. As well as Sunderland, the midfielder has played for the likes of Middlesbrough and Manchester City. 

Josh Halliday from the Guardian, who is present at the trial, has released the details from the court on Friday morning.

Here's what prosecutor Kate Blackwell QC has told jurors: 

For further details, here is Josh Halliday's Twitter account.

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