# Joey Barton

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# Football
Joey Barton cleared of assaulting his wife after judge rules on fair trial
The court heard Georgia Barton had written to prosecutors claiming she and her husband had been drinking ‘about four or five bottles of wine each’.
# Reverse ferret
'I've made a mistake' - Barton dismisses Trevor Clarke's career with Bristol Rovers two months after contract renewal
Barton says he doesn’t ‘trust’ the former Shamrock Rovers defender, and has told him to find a new club just weeks after extending his contract.
# earmarked
'I think he has all the attributes. Could you see him managing Ireland? Yeah, of course'
Glenn Whelan tipped for stellar career in coaching after joining Joey Barton’s staff at Bristol Rovers.
# Joy
Jubilant Joey Barton celebrates most dramatic of promotions
Bristol Rovers beat Scunthorpe 7-0 to go up on goals scored.
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# Joey Barton
Joey Barton cleared of assault charge over tunnel incident after match
The former footballer denied shoving Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel after a match when he was Fleetwood Town boss in 2019.
# League Two
Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark
‘Clearly no offence was meant, but some people have rightly pointed out to me the use of the analogy was not correct,’ said the former Man City and Newcastle United midfielder.
# gas man
'He's 538 years of age' - Joey Barton hails veteran debutant Glenn Whelan
The Ireland international had his first Bristol Rovers outing in yesterday’s defeat to Hartlepool United.
# Bristol Rovers
Jury discharged in Joey Barton assault trial after ‘lost in translation’ issues
Barton denies assaulting former Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel after a League One match between Barnsley and Fleetwood Town in April 2019.
# return to management
Joey Barton named new Bristol Rovers manager
Barton replaces Paul Tisdale with the Pirates.
# exit door
Joey Barton leaves Fleetwood after one win in last seven League One games
Barton had been in charge at Highbury Stadium since April 2018.
# promotion race
Joey Barton taunts Sunderland for being 'scared of little old Fleetwood Town'
Barton claimed the Black Cats celebrated ‘like they’d won the World Cup’ after last night’s 1-1 draw.
# Reaction
Barton hails debutant Whelan for showing 'Premier League and international class'
The veteran Ireland midfielder had his first outing for Fleetwood Town on Saturday.
# Fleetwood would
Joey Barton calls on Glenn Whelan to aid League One promotion bid
The veteran Republic of Ireland midfielder has joined Fleetwood Town until the end of the season.
# fleeting visit
Joey Barton claims Irish defender Jimmy Dunne 'crossed a line'
The 22-year-old centre-back has returned to Burnley after having his loan at Fleetwood Town cut short.
# Hank and Charlie
'When I was younger, I would've probably said I don’t believe in that s***e but you have to open your mind'
Dubliner Paddy Madden, these days playing under Joey Barton at Fleetwood Town, discusses ‘ruthless’ dressing rooms and the two sides of a footballer.
# Going Well
Irish striker hailed by Joey Barton as prolific season continues
It was a weekend to remember for Paddy Madden.
# Courts
Joey Barton denies assaulting former Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel
The former England international allegedly pushed Stendel during a post-match fracas.
# dunne deal
Joey Barton brings Irish defender Jimmy Dunne to Fleetwood Town on loan
The 21-year-old centre-back has joined the League One side on a temporary switch from Burnley.
# Charged
Joey Barton to face assault charge following post-match tunnel incident
Barton “emphatically denied” the allegations following April incident.
# Off the field
Fleetwood boss Barton 'emphatically' denies Barnsley allegations
The former Manchester City and QPR player took to Twitter this morning.
# tykes
Barnsley make complaint over alleged Joey Barton incident
The Fleetwood Town manager was involved in an alleged altercation with counterpart Daniel Stendel after Saturday’s League One match.
# Praise
Joey Barton talks up in-form striker's chances of long-awaited Ireland recall
Paddy Madden has impressed for Fleetwood this season.
# Influence
'He's definitely different to how he played' - The Irish striker thriving under Joey Barton
Paddy Madden on how a move to League One outfit Fleetwood Town has reignited his career.
# wessi
'He's a quality individual' - Joey Barton interested in bringing Wes Hoolahan to Fleetwood
But the former Ireland international has options.
# Raring to go
Barton says Fleetwood ideal for management debut as he replaces ex-Ireland international
The former Newcastle player takes over from John Sheridan.
# Never a dull moment
Joey Barton to take over as manager of League One club when betting ban ends
The former Manchester City and Newcastle United midfielder will replace ex-Ireland international John Sheridan at Fleetwood Town.
# banned aid
Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban
All-star fundraiser set for Loftus Road on 2 September.
# Verdict
Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced
His ban from football now expires on 1 June 2018 instead of 25 October 2018.
# quid pro quo
Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever
As the governing body rows back, clubs continue to roll around in a cesspit of sponsorship arrangements, regardless of the consequences.
# way harsh
Joey Barton: My ban more severe than Suarez, Terry and Cantona put together
The midfielder is planning to appeal against an 18-month ban for breaching betting rules and suggests he has been treated unfairly.
# judgment
Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling
The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.
# By the numbers
Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins
The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.
# Opinion
Kante’s not all he’s cracked up to be - Joey Barton
The Burnley man has said that pundits are too willing to talk up the performances of the France international.
# Embarrassing
Joey Barton was up to his old tricks today but somehow managed to avoid a red card
The controversial Burnley midfielder was in the thick of the action during their FA Cup defeat to Lincoln City.
# Return
Joey Barton is officially a Premier League player again
As expected, the midfielder has returned to his former club on a deal until the end of the 2016-17 season.
# long read
"I said: 'If I judged you by social media, Joe, I'd think you're a bit of a t**t'''
Michael Calvin chats to The42 about ghostwriting football star Joey Barton’s acclaimed autobiography.
# Crime and Punishment
Joey Barton charged by FA for placing 1,260 bets
The Burnley midfielder has been charged for misconduct over a 10-year period.
# essential reading
Here are our 16 favourite sports books from 2016
Paul O’Connell, Joey Barton and John Kavanagh are among the big names to feature in our list.
# hey joe
Burnley have brought Joey Barton back to the Premier League
The controversial midfielder will return to his former club when the transfer window opens in January.
# don't believe the hype
'The Scottish media built me up like I was Messi or Neymar' - Barton
Despite the way it panned out, the midfielder insists he has no regrets over his move to Rangers.