Sunderland CEO Margaret Byrne has resigned over the Adam Johnson scandal.

Mrs Byrne has been under fire since the shamed footballer, 28, claimed she “knew everything” about his child sex admissions but allowed him to carry on playing for the club.

Outraged fans have been demanding answers from the club as to why Johnson was allowed to return to the pitch just 16 days after he was arrested over grooming and sexually abusing a teenage fan.

We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.



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