Archive | February 10, 2016

Adam Johnson admits child sex charge….

Footballer Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming. The 28-year-old Sunderland winger continues to deny two charges of sexual activity with a girl aged under 16. The footballer, who has earned 12 caps for England, appeared in the dock at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday wearing a black suit and white shirt and was flanked by a female prison officer. The defendant, from Castle Eden, County Durham, had his case moved from Durham. Born in Sunderland, he began his career at Middlesbrough before moving to Manchester City and then to Sunderland for £10 million in 2012.

Zamalek sack Mido….

Mido

Ahmed ‘Mido’ Hossam has been sacked as the coach of Zamalek for a second time after just 37 days in charge of the Egyptian champions. His dismissal follows a 2-0 loss to their arch-rivals Al Ahly on Tuesday. It was a second consecutive defeat for Zamalek and means Ahly are seven points clear of them at the top of the table.¬†Mohamed Salah takes over as interim coach while the club looks to recruit a foreign coach. Director of football Hazem Emam, who was appointed at the same time as Mido, has also been dismissed.

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