The former footballer was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday.
His victim suffered 'severe psychological harm', the court heard.
Former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson was also arrested for possession of extreme pornography, it can now be revealed. Police
'I remain proud of my big brother and I am 100% behind him'
UPDATE: Adam Johnson was also arrested for possession of pornography involving animals. Former England footballer Adam Johnson
Sunderland has said it will replace jersey's that fans purchased featuring Adam Johnson's name Other fans wanted to know
Since the watershed moment when we discovered the extent of the utterly repulsive crimes committed by Jimmy Savile the number of reported sex offences against children has almost doubled. Last year our ChildLine service provided 3,150 counselling sessions- up 10% on the previous twelve months - for children, as young as nine, who had been targets of or were worried about being groomed online.
The sister of former England footballer Adam Johnson has launched an online campaign urging his supporters to “seek justice
The former editor of The Sun has been convicted of breaching the Sexual Offences Act after the paper printed a photograph
As the pressure mounts on Sunderland AFC to clarify exactly when they knew about Adam Johnson's sexual offences against a