Ex-Sunderland player Adam Johnson has appealed against his six-year sentence for grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. Guardian.UK reported that officials at Bradford crown court confirmed the appeal on Tuesday. The jailed footballer was said to have lodged the appeal six days after he was imprisoned.
The appeal was announced by on social media by Johnson’s supporters via a Facebook page previously run by his sister, Faye: “Adam’s appeal against his sentence has now been lodged! Thanks everyone for your support it means a lot! X”