Joey Barton

FA drops £4m-a-year deal with Ladbrokes
Joey Barton, Burnley
In Brief

FA drops £4m-a-year deal with Ladbrokes

Football's governing body says its relationship with betting firm is incompatible with its oversight of the game
22 Jun 2017
Joey Barton ban raises questions about football and gambling
Joey Barton, Burnley
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Joey Barton ban raises questions about football and gambling

Burnley midfielder says his career could be over, but points finger at authorities in lengthy online statement
26 Apr 2017
Joey Barton walks out on Rangers - with a coffee machine
Joey Barton
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Joey Barton walks out on Rangers - with a coffee machine

Return to England expected as midfielder is signed off with stress after being told to train with youth team
9 Nov 2016
Positive Leicester support provides a contrast with Arsenal
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Positive Leicester support provides a contrast with Arsenal

Foxes fans cheer their team off the field despite two dropped points – but would that happen at the Emirates?
2 Mar 2016
CLARKE CARLISLE: football pundit in serious condition
Clarke Carlisle
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CLARKE CARLISLE: football pundit in serious condition

Injuries to former player, who has battled depression, are not said to be life-threatening
23 Dec 2014
How did Lewis Hamilton beat Rory McIlroy to SPOTY award?
Lewis Hamilton at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards
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How did Lewis Hamilton beat Rory McIlroy to SPOTY award?

Golfers express surprise as F1 champion wins - but should he even be eligible?
15 Dec 2014
DEATH THREAT: Joey Barton mocks 'fan mail'
Joey Barton of QPR
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DEATH THREAT: Joey Barton mocks 'fan mail'

Controversial midfielder makes light of bizarre warning letter
12 Dec 2014

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Beckham to Barton: footballers take the ice bucket challenge
Joey Barton
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Beckham to Barton: footballers take the ice bucket challenge

Chilly charity stunt goes global as footballers nominate their team-mates and rivals
21 Aug 2014
UKIP ROW: Joey Barton's best and worst tweets
Joey Barton of Queens Park Rangers
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UKIP ROW: Joey Barton's best and worst tweets

QPR footballer Joey Barton apologises on Twitter for describing Ukip as the best of 'four really ugly girls'
30 May 2014
FOOTBALL: Joey Barton rapped over 'lady boy' jibe
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 24:Joey Barton of Marseille reacts during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Olympique de Marseille at Parc des Princes on February 24, 2013 in Pari
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FOOTBALL: Joey Barton rapped over 'lady boy' jibe

PSG threatens legal action after British midfielder takes to Twitter to question Brazilian's 'gender'
4 Apr 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo commits his future to Man
Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo commits his future to Man

The midfielder dashes reports that make him the makeweight in deals to bring Kaka or Franck Ribery to the Old Trafford club
8 May 2009
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