Breaking news reports Adam Johnson loses his appeal
The breaking news on Thursday morning sees confirmation that Adam Johnson has lost his appeal.
He was attempting to challenge the conviction for ‘sexual activity with a schoolgirl’.
Currently serving a six year sentence, Johnson’s bid was turned down by three appeal judges.
‘Ex-England footballer Adam Johnson has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against his conviction for sexual activity with a schoolgirl.
The 29-year-old was jailed for six years last March for sexually touching and grooming the 15-year-old fan.
He was refused leave to appeal his conviction and sentence in July, but launched a second bid late last year.
A panel of three appeal judges turned down the former Sunderland player’s latest bid.’
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