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Joey Barton Investigated Over Alleged Assault On Barnsley Manager

Fleetwood Town manager Joey Barton is reportedly being investigated by police for an alleged assault on Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel. Barton’s side were defeated in their League One clash with the Tykes by 4-2 with the pair becoming involved in a heated discussion at the end of the game. Sky Sports are reporting that an incident occurred between the pair in …

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Joey Barton Reveals A Concerning Insight Into The Gambling Habits Of Professional Footballers

It’s no secret that gambling’s influence on professional football is increasingly becoming more prevalent. You only need to look at the number of betting logos slapped across jerseys in the Premier League and Championship, in addition to branding across various stadia to get an idea of how much betting and football go hand in hand.  Broadcasting is another concerning issue, …

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Homophobia Continues To Be Football’s Big, Gay Problem

NEWPORT, WALES - SEPTEMBER 13: Lawson D'Ath of Northampton Town wears Rainbow laces as part of a anti-homophobia campain during the Sky Bet League Two match between Newport County and Northampton Town at Rodney Parade on September 13, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Football clubs up and down the UK have this weekend pledged to support Stonewall’s “Rainbow Laces” campaign, in an effort to combat homophobia in the sport. The campaign has grown since beginning in 2013 (when Joey Barton was one of the few vocal leading footballing advocates) to the point where the majority of football clubs in Britain (as well as rugby clubs) …

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Joey Barton Appears At FA Hearing Over Gambling Charges

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Joey Barton has appeared in front of a Football Association commission at a hearing in relation to betting charges.  Barton had been charged last December with misconduct by the FA in relation to 1,260 bets he placed over a ten year period. The Burnley midfielder was due to have this hearing take place last month but it was forced to …

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Further Details Emerge Of Joey Barton’s Massive Rangers Bust-Up

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 06: Joey Barton of Rangers during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)

Joey Barton went “full Joey Barton” earlier this week as it was reported today that the Rangers midfielder was sent home following a training ground altercation. The 34-year-old only arrived at Ibrox this summer on a free transfer from Burnley, but speculation has been mounting this evening that manager Mark Warburton could even decide that he doesn’t want Barton around the club anymore, …

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Joey Barton Sent Home By Rangers After Training Ground Incident

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 06: Joey Barton of Rangers during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)

As sure as night follows day,Joey Barton is always likely to be involved in some form of controversy. The former England international (if one can call him that after his twelve-minute cameo in 2007) has had a list of misdemeanours a mile long, and few of his clubs have fond memories of his service. His move to the Scottish Premiership …

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Celtic V Rangers: The Start Of A New War Or The Resumption Of An Old One?

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - APRIL 17: Dominic Ball and James Tavernier of Rangers close down Tomas Rogic of Celtic during the William Hill Scottish Cup semi final between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 17, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

The fiery cacophony of noise in Parkhead will betray everything Celtic fans have insisted is true right up to that point. Against their better judgement, the simmering tension that they have felt in their soul for the past four years will come gushing back to the fore. This isn’t “Sevco”. This isn’t the “Zombie Club.” This is Rangers. This is the Rangers that they …

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Joey Barton Launches Astonishing Attack On England’s Raheem Sterling

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JUNE 01: Raheem Sterling of England looks on during an England training session at London Colney on June 1, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Never one to shy away from an opinion, Joey Barton has been giving his thoughts on England’s performances at Euro 2016. In particular, the outspoken Rangers midfielder has been discussing Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, and his appraisal of the £49m man has not exactly been glowing. Writing in his column for French publication L’Équipe today (in quotes carried by the …

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The World Of Football Reacts To Brexit

Britain has, in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last day, voted to leave the European Union. The result comes as a massive shock, not least given bookmakers were offering odds of 1/10 that Britain would vote Remain early yesterday, and Nigel Farage, the outspoken supporter of a Leave vote, even conceded defeat when polls closed on …

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