‘There’s only one Adam Johnson’ – fans get behind Sunderland star after child sex arrest

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SUNDERLAND fans got behind Adam Johnson at the Black Cats’ first match after his arrest on child sex allegations.

Travelling supporters gave a voluble rendition of “there’s only one Adam Johnson” as fans chanted the winger’s name in the opening minutes of Sunderland’s away game against Hull.

The 27-year-old was arrested on Monday on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a child.

The England international has been released on bail, and has been suspended by the Black Cats pending the outcome of a police investigation.

But some members of away contingent felt the need to stand by their player with sections of supporters giving out the loud chant moments after kick-off at the KC Stadium last night. The game ended 1-1.

Johnson is due to answer bail in two weeks.

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