Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has pleaded not guilty to four child sex charges.
Johnson is accused of three counts of sexual activity with a child and one of grooming at Durham Crown Court.
The trial will start on 24 August, it was confirmed.
Dick Advocaat says he will not continue as Sunderland manager next season, the club have confirmed.
Dick Advocaat plans to make a swift decision over whether he accepts Sunderland's offer of a new contract after guiding the Black Cats to Premier League survival.
The Dutchman, who revealed the offer on Friday, said a two or three-year contract was on the table following Sunday's 3-1 loss at Chelsea.
"I have to be honest to myself and to everybody about what I will do for the future," said Advocaat, who was emotional after sealing survival with Wednesday night's goalless draw at Arsenal.
"They offered me already two or three years."
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Dick Advocaat will give Sunderland an answer next Thursday on whether or not he is prepared to stay on as head coach after considering chairman Ellis Short's plans for the club.
The 67-year-old, who was handed just nine games in which to preserve the Black Cats' Premier League status and did so in eight, confirmed on Friday that he has been made an offer, and that he will respond to it next week.
Advocaat said: "They have made me an offer, yes.
"It is in principle not so important in that way, it is also important what the club wants. Can they invest or not? That's also important to know for myself before I take that decision."
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Adam Johnson will start his first game for Sunderland since charged with three offences of sexual activity with a girl under 16 and one of grooming.
The Black Cats could confirm their Premier League survival with a win at Arsenal, which is one of the key factors in Dick Advocaat's desire to recall one of his best attacking players.
Since his original arrest, Johnson has been limited to substitute appearances under Advocaat, having previously been suspended by the club under former manager Gus Poyet.
Johnson appeared in court on Monday, and was bailed until June 3 for a preliminary hearing of his case.