Adam Johnson sentencing: Find out how long he goes to jail for - follow our Live Blog

Shamed footballer Adam Johnson is being sentenced for child sex offences today at Bradford Crown Court.

Thursday, 24th March 2016, 6:35 am
Updated Thursday, 24th March 2016, 6:42 am
Adam Johnson was convicted of a serious charge of sexual activity with a 15-year-old, and cleared of a further offence, while he had already admitted grooming and kissing the same girl.

Johnson, of Castle Eden, was convicted of a serious charge of sexual activity with an underage fan on March 2, following a trial by jury at the same court.

Prior to the trial, the 28-year-old, who played for Sunderland, Manchester City and Middlesbrough, admitted charges of kissing and grooming the same girl, who was 15 at the time of the offences.

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Today, he will appear before Judge Jonathan Rose, who presided over the three-week trial, for sentence. The case is listed for 10.30am.

Releasing him on bail, the judge added: "I am giving bail so you can say goodbye to your baby daughter, and anticipate a prison sentence that means you will not see her for some time.”