The dad of former England footballer Adam Johnson said it was good to have his son home after his discharge from prison.

The previous Sunderland and also Manchester City celebrity was sentenced to six years in jail for engaging in sex with a 15-year-old buff in 2016.

Johnson’s dad Dave talked to reporters out his 31-year-old kid’s house in Castle Eden, County Durham.

The Ministry of Justice said it did not comment on prisoner release.

Witnesses said Johnson’s daddy was spotted leaving HMP Moorland near Doncaster in early hours.

The Mercedes people carrier together with blacked-out back windows he was driving was seen coming at the prior player’s mansion near Hartlepool.

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Mr Johnson said his son could make a statement after and asked reporters to leave your home’s gated entrance.

Johnson, who played England 12 days, was released a part way through his jail term.

On the first day of his trial, the winger pleaded guilty to dressing the girl and one charge of intercourse, relating to kissing .

Sunderland declared pound & his;60,000-a-week contract immediately following his admission of guilt.

Jurors found him guilty of sexual activity touching but cleared him of one charge relating to still another sexual act.

As a sex offender, Johnson might have to enroll his address and bank details with police and inform officers of any intention to travel abroad.

Johnson told the jury that when she delivered him a friend request on face book he recognised her as a Sunderland fan.

They exchanged hundreds of messages on several different apps before Johnson fulfilled with the girl in his Range Rover on 30 January 2015 later agreeing to sign football tops on her behalf.

It was in the car that the kissing and touching took place.

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