Adam Johnson former Sunderland football and convicted sex offender may never play football again

- 3/23/2019
After 3 years plus(half of his original sentence) Former Sunderland and England footballer Adam Johnson is out of Prison and reunited with his 4 year old daughter.
Former Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson
Johnson returns to his sprawling£2million mansion after he was released from prison in the early hours and driven home in a blacked-out Mercedes van by his father.
The footballer's ex-girlfriend Stacey Flounders, Who stood by him during his 2016 trial, but split from him afterwards, was not present when Johnson was reunited with their daughter Atlya after his release. She made herself scarce as she was spotted headed to the Gym..

Before he was sent to jail three years ago,  he threw a large going away party,  and now, Johnson's sister Faye has been planning a party for him and was this week seen buying 'welcome home' balloons at a local shop.

The ex Sunderland winger, Who is now 31, was jailed for grooming, kissing and touching a 15-year-old football fan.

As part of his release conditions, he will no longer be permitted to spend time alone with his daughter or with any other children for that matter.
Former footballer Adam Johnson released from prison
Adam Johnson has returned to his £2 million mansion (source photo-splashnews)
Johnson, who once played for England, now faces a near impossible task to resurrect his once bright football career.  All of the football league clubs in the area have stated they would not go near him.

A timeline of Adam Johnson's road from premier league football star to prison

December - Johnson and his victim start exchanging messages online. She tells him she has only just turned 15.


17 January - Johnson's first meeting with the girl where he signs two football shirts for her.

30 January - Johnson meets girl for a second time. He says they kissed, she alleges more serious sexual activity took place.

25 February - Girl hoped to meet Johnson but he pulls out saying he can't leave home. Girls tells parents about their meetings.

26 February - Girl and her mother go to police.

2 March - Johnson is arrested at his home on suspicion of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. Player is suspended from playing pending the outcome of a police investigation.

18 March - His bail is extended and his suspension from playing for his club is lifted.

4 May - Johnson, his lawyer and his father hold meeting with the club telling them that he has confessed to messaging the 15-year-old and kissing her. He continues to be allowed to play.
Adam Johnson's ex girlfriend Stacey flounders
Johnson's ex Stacey Flounders on the day he was released 
24 May - Sunderland avoid relegation and Johnson heads off on stag-do to Dubai.

3 June - Johnson formally pleads not guilty to three counts of sexual activity with a child and another count of grooming at Durham Crown Court


6 February - Johnson plays his final game for Sunderland, scoring and throwing his shirt into the crowd.

10 February - Johnson pleads guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming.

11 February - Sunderland sack Johnson.

12 February - Player's trial begins.

2 March - Johnson is found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old

24 March - Adam Johnson is jailed for six years.


16 March -Johnson loses an appeal against his conviction.


 22 March - Johnson is released from prison half-way through his sentence.

As it stands, Adam Johnson though free,  may never lace his boots for another football team again. At least in England.

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