Adam Johnson ‘wants to do a hairdressing course’ while in prison

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Adam Johnson has now completed the first month of his six-year jail sentence and is reportedly keen to try his hand at something new as he contemplates the best prison job.

According to the Mirror, Johnson wants to do a hairdressing course.

Not only would this allow Johnson to gain a valuable qualification in barber’s shop work and hairdressing, but he would also follow in the footsteps of his mum, Sonia, who used to work as a hairdresser.


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“He really fancies a go at it,” a source told the Mirror. “His mum used to do it so it runs in the family.”

Johnson reportedly had the chance to work in the prison gym but wants to try his hand at something different as he contemplates life after football.

Johnson's football career appears to be over

The 28-year-old’s professional football career looks to be over after he was sentenced to six years behind bars after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

Johnson is now serving time at Moorland prison in Doncaster, a Category C jail, after being moved from HMP Armley.

Johnson's legal team have lodged appeal

It was confirmed earlier this month, per BBC News, that Johnson’s legal team had lodged an official appeal against his sentence.

The former Sunderland and England football had already begun an appeal against his conviction.

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