Sunderland’s Adam Johnson has been released on bail after allegations were made he slept with a 15-year-old. Photograph: PA Wire

England footballer Adam Johnson has been bailed until the middle of the month after police arrested him on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl un(...)

Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16, sources said. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been released on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16.The England in(...)

Victor Moses celebrates after his late penalty gave Stoke a 2-1 win over Aston Villa, consigning Tim Sherwood to defeat in his first game as Villa boss. (Photograph: Reuters / Darren Staples)

Aston Villa 1 Stoke City 2Stoke dramatically spoiled Tim Sherwood’s debut as Aston Villa boss after Victor Moses’ injury-time penalty gave them a 2-1 (...)

Jon Stead scores Bradford’s second goal in their FA Cup fifth-round clash against Sunderland at Valley Parade. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Jon Stead has been there and worn the T-shirt during a career spanning 13 years and 10 clubs. But once things got so bad that his own supporters actu(...)

Adam Johnson of Sunderland will miss the club’s FA Cup replay with Fulham. Photograph: Ian Horrocks/Getty Images

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is out of Tuesday night’s FA Cup fourth-round replay at Fulham after undergoing surgery.The 27-year-old midfielder has (...)

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

Steven Naismith #14 (2nd right) of Everheads the equaliser against Manchester City  at Goodison Park. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Steven Naismith’s equaliser for Everton against Manchester City meant the champions fell two points behind Chelsea at the top of the Premier League ta(...)

Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic (right) celebrates with teammate Steven Gerrard (right) after scoring the winner   at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes the club’s arrivals from last summer are starting to prove their worth after the Reds claimed a 1-0 win at (...)

Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic scored and was named man-of-the-match for Liverpool  at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Sunderland 0 Liverpool 1Lazar Markovic struck his first league goal for Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers’s men made hard work of seeing off 10-man Sunderl(...)

Frank Lampard celebrates scoring Manchester City’s winner in the 3-2 win over Sunderland, a goal which moved him above Thierry Henry in the all time Premier League scorers list. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester City 3 Sunderland 2 For a second successive game, Manchester City somehow contrived to lose a two-goal lead at home against a team t(...)