Footballer admits child sex charge

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Footballer Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child, but denied two other charges.

Appearing at Bradford Crown Court, the 28-year-old admitted one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming.

The Sunderland winger, who has played 12 times for England, denies two charges of sexual activity with a girl aged under 16.

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