Joey Barton

Born: September 2, 1982 (age 35)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Huyton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Attacking midfielder
Robbie Brady and Joey Barton in the Premier League match between Burnley and Chelsea on February 12, 2017
Career History
Youth1997-2002Manchester City
Senior2002-2007Manchester City
2007-2011Newcastle United
2011-2015Queens Park Rangers
→ 2012-2013Marseille (loan)
2015-2016Burnley
2016Rangers
2017Burnley
Sports Mole has 942 articles about Joey Barton. Articles 1 to 40:
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Joey Barton: 'Chris Coleman is better than Sunderland'
Former Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton questions why Chris Coleman has decided to join Sunderland rather than wait for a job in the Premier League.
16:26
Morgan Schneiderlin gives Joey Barton a ticking-off during the Premier League game between Everton and Burnley on April 15, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Everton are a bit of a mess'
Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton says that Everton are "a bit of a mess" following the club's poor start to the season.
Nov 5, 17:28
Interim Toffees boss David Unsworth watches on during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Everton on October 25, 2017
Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth ignoring Joey Barton comments
David Unsworth refuses to get drawn into a war of words with Joey Barton after the former Burnley ace accused him of being nothing more than a "glorified PE teacher".
Oct 29, 22:58
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Joey Barton hits out at Jurgen Klopp's 'bull***' following Liverpool defeat
Joey Barton describes Jurgen Klopp's claims as 'bull****' following Liverpool's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 23, 22:14
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the sidelines during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Joey Barton: 'These are worrying times for Arsenal supporters'
Joey Barton compares Arsene Wenger to a late-night reveller who has had too many drinks, as he backs the Arsenal board to sack the long-serving boss.
Oct 16, 18:49
Jurgen Klopp is not happy in this moment during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Liverpool have a Championship defence and the wrong attitude'
Joey Barton criticises Liverpool's defence by claiming that it is Championship quality rather than elite level.
Sep 25, 21:26
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Joey Barton fears for Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace
Former England midfielder Joey Barton questions Crystal Palace's decision to appoint Roy Hodgson as head coach.
Sep 17, 10:58
Roy Hodgson speaks during a press conference on June 28, 2016 in Chantilly, France
Joey Barton: 'Roy Hodgson won't improve Crystal Palace'
Joey Barton criticises former England boss Roy Hodgson - who is expected to replace Frank de Boer at Crystal Palace - for "having no charisma".
Sep 11, 17:30
Ross Barkley arrives ahead of the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Antonio Conte to blame for Ross Barkley snub?
Joey Barton claims that Everton midfielder Ross Barkley's deadline-day move to Chelsea fell through because Blues boss Antonio Conte had his phone switched off.
Sep 4, 16:27
Ross Barkley in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Joey Barton 'embarrassed' for Ross Barkley's agent after failed Chelsea move
Joey Barton says that Ross Barkley's failed move to Chelsea is "embarrassing" for the Everton midfielder's agent.
Sep 1, 12:01
Joey Barton in action for QPR on August 30, 2014
Joey Barton: 'Rafael Benitez should stop moaning about lack of funds'
Joey Barton believes that Rafael Benitez should stop "moaning" about the lack of funds available at Newcastle United and get on with his job of coaching the team.
Aug 21, 12:19
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez dreams of Istanbul ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with Manchester City on April 19, 2016
Joey Barton: 'I can't see Rafael Benitez staying at Newcastle United'
Joey Barton believes that Rafael Benitez will leave Newcastle United before Christmas.
Aug 15, 11:06
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Southampton on April 25, 2017
Joey Barton urges Liverpool, Everton to move for Chelsea star Diego Costa
Joey Barton urges Liverpool and Everton to swoop for Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who has allegedly been told that he can leave Stamford Bridge this summer.
Aug 14, 21:34
Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Joey Barton slams 'giant German cheerleader' Jurgen Klopp
Joey Barton slams Jurgen Klopp and claims that the Liverpool boss lacks what it takes to succeed in the Premier League.
Aug 12, 13:01
Joey Barton in action for QPR on August 30, 2014
Joey Barton worried about "power struggle" at Newcastle United
Joey Barton is worried that the "power struggle" between Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and head coach Rafael Benitez could culminate in the latter leaving the club.
Aug 11, 21:33
The Chelsea squad celebrate with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between defending champions Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 10, 19:59
Joey Barton for QPR on May 10, 2015
Joey Barton joins 'talkSPORT' team
Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton joins the team at talkSPORT as a pundit for the upcoming season.
Aug 1, 16:39
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton banned from playing in Grenfell Tower game
Joey Barton reveals that he has been prohibited from playing in a charity match for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster due to his ongoing ban from football.
Jul 28, 22:35
Joey Barton and Diego Costa during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley on February 12, 2017
Joey Barton suspension reduced to 13 months
Joey Barton's 18-month suspension from all football activity is reduced to 13 months by the Football Association following a successful appeal.
Jul 27, 21:17
Sean Dyche watches on during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Burnley on May 13, 2017
Burnley boss Sean Dyche after "two or three" new players
Burnley manager Sean Dyche confesses that he is not entirely happy with his playing squad as things stand, targeting at least two more new faces before the window closes.
Jul 25, 12:38
Glenn Whelan of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at Britannia Stadium on August 29, 2015
Report: Burnley enter race for Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan
Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan is reportedly wanted by Sean Dyche at Burnley as a direct replacement for Joey Barton, with a £2.5m deal potentially a few days away.
Jul 9, 21:57
A general view prior to the Clydesdale Bank Premier League match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on July 23, 2011
Joey Barton: 'Rangers can recover from Europa League embarrassment'
Former Rangers midfielder Joey Barton says that the Glasgow giants are capable of recovering from their Europa League exit to Progres Niederkorn.
Jul 5, 12:01
Robbie Brady and Joey Barton in the Premier League match between Burnley and Chelsea on February 12, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Football Association oblivious to match fixing'
Joey Barton hits out at the Football Association for the length of his 18-month ban and claims that he is not alone in betting on football matches.
Jun 18, 19:46
Fabian Delph celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Hull City on April 8, 2017
Newcastle United, West Brom and Burnley interested in Fabian Delph?
Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion and Burnley are all reportedly interested in signing Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph.
Jun 5, 10:46
Joey Barton and Diego Costa during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley on February 12, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Playing return difficult after betting ban'
Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton hints that he will call time on his playing career should he be unsuccessful in his attempt to reduce his 18-month betting ban.
May 24, 21:21
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Burnley release Joey Barton, Michael Kightly
Burnley confirm that Joey Barton and Michael Kightly will leave the club this summer, while talks with George Boyd and Paul Robinson are ongoing.
May 23, 14:50
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton: 'This season's Liverpool side worst I have played against'
Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton describes Jurgen Klopp's team as the "worst" Liverpool side that he has played against.
May 22, 22:04
A general view of the entrance of the Football Association's National Football Centre is pictured at St George's Park in Burton-Upon-Trent in central England, on October 9, 2012
Greg Clarke: 'FA considering relationship with gambling and alcohol firms'
The Football Association is "considering" its relationship with gambling firms and alcohol companies, according to FA chairman Greg Clarke.
May 5, 11:31
Tom Heaton of Burnley watches on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Yeovil Town at Turf Moor on August 17, 2013
Tom Heaton: 'Burnley will miss Joey Barton'
Tom Heaton admits that Joey Barton will be missed in the Burnley dressing room following his 18-month football ban for gambling offences.
May 4, 21:16
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Football Association: 'Joey Barton given shortest possible ban'
The Football Association reveals the full extent of Joey Barton's betting breach and states that his 18-month ban is the "shortest possible sanction".
Apr 27, 17:42
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Sean Dyche questions "harsh" 18-month ban for Joey Barton
Sean Dyche claims that the 18-month ban passed down to Joey Barton for betting on football matches is "harsh", but says that he respects the FA's decision.
Apr 27, 16:21
Joey Barton and Diego Costa during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley on February 12, 2017
PFA releases statement on Joey Barton's 18-month ban from football
The PFA releases a statement vowing to help Burnley midfielder Joey Barton overcome his gambling addiction after he was banned from football for 18 months.
Apr 26, 17:53
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton: 'I placed bets against my own team'
Burnley midfielder Joey Barton reveals that he placed 'a handful of bets on his own team to lose' between 2004 and 2011.
Apr 26, 13:43
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Ban effectively means retirement'
Burnley midfielder Joey Barton says that an 18-month ban from football for betting offences 'effectively forces him into early retirement'.
Apr 26, 13:27
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton handed 18-month ban from football
The Football Association bans Burnley midfielder Joey Barton for 18 months for a misconduct charge relating to betting.
Apr 26, 13:03
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford celebrates with Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial after scoring during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Result: Manchester United put pressure on top four with win at Burnley
Goals from Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney help Manchester United to a comfortable win at Burnley.
Apr 23, 16:09
A general view of a corner flag before the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Yeovil Town at Turf Moor on August 17, 2013
Preview: Burnley vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor.
Apr 21, 20:44
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton free to face Manchester United after FA hearing adjourned
Burnley midfielder Joey Barton is free to face Manchester United on Sunday after an FA hearing into alleged betting breaches was adjourned.
Apr 21, 19:57
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Joey Barton appears before FA commission over betting charges
Burnley midfielder Joey Barton appears before an FA commission in relation to betting charges.
Apr 21, 16:01
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Everton and Bournemouth on February 4, 2017
Result: Everton march on at home to climb up to fifth
Romelu Lukaku is on the scoresheet once again as Everton beat Burnley 3-1 at Goodison Park to climb up to fifth in the Premier League table.
Apr 15, 16:56



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