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England soccer star Adam Johnson admits one count of sexual activity with child

REUTERS | 2016-02-10 15:26:52.0

England international Adam Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child, but denied two other charges, when he appeared at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Sunderland winger, who has played 12 times for England, also admitted one count of grooming a girl under the age of 16, a court official said.

Johnson, who began his career at Middlesbrough and also played for Manchester City, joined Sunderland for 10 million pounds in 2012 on a four-year contract.

He has been a regular for the Premier League side this season and scored in the 2-2 draw with Liverpool last week.

The case is expected to last for two weeks.

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