Footballer ‘made lady out to be a liar’

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The former Sunderland footballer was arrested in Mar final year

A lady has told a jury former Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson “made her out to be a liar” following a passionate confront in his car.

Appearing around video-link, she told Bradford Crown Court about sex acts that allegedly took place in a winger’s Range Rover when she was 15 years old.

Mr Johnson, 28, who has 12 England caps, is indicted of dual depends of passionate activity with a child.

The footballer denies a charges.

The girl, now aged 16, told a justice she did not discuss some of a some-more critical activity during initial since she was perplexing to “protect a player”.

‘Absolutely hated’

She was asked by Orlando Pownall QC, fortifying Mr Johnson, either she was still perplexing to strengthen him.

“No, since he did zero to strengthen me and he finished me out to be a liar,” she said.

Mr Pownall asked a lady either she “absolutely hated” Johnson now.

She said: “Yes, we do, after all he’s put us through.

“He told everybody he was trusting and he finished people call me a liar.

“He let people hearten him on in matches and he let people call me all a names underneath a sun.”

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Mr Johnson’s partner Stacey Flounders arrived during justice on Tuesday morning

‘Going to suffer’

Speaking by tears for most of her evidence, a lady claimed she had been “bigging herself up” with some messages to friends on amicable media.

Referring to one Snapchat summary that was pasted into Facebook, Mr Pownall asked about her saying: “He’s picking me adult this week and I’m roving him.”

The teen replied: “I was perplexing to large myself adult as any 15-year-old lady would.

“When we idolize someone and that happens to you, you’re not meditative during a time.”

The lady wiped divided tears as she told a jury she never suspicion she would finish adult explaining herself in court.

Mr Pownall again asked a lady either she was only perplexing to strengthen herself.

She said: “I wasn’t safeguarding myself. It finished no disproportion to me either they knew about me and Adam Johnson. It was him who was going to humour for it.”

The lady insisted to a justice she never wanted to get Mr Johnson into trouble.

She said: “I didn’t wish that to occur to him. we saw myself as personification a partial in it as well, we suspicion I’d finished wrong too.”

The lady began pathetic again and asked for a break.

Born in Sunderland, Mr Johnson began his career during Middlesbrough before relocating to Manchester City and afterwards on to Sunderland for £10m in 2012.

The hearing continues.

The footballer has formerly pleaded guilty to one count of passionate activity with a child and one assign of grooming. He was sacked by Sunderland as a result.

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