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League One
Has Joey Barton found stability at Fleetwood Town?
19:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

Fleetwood Town have experienced quite a ride since re-establishing themselves as a club in 1997. They enjoyed six promotions in ten years between 2004 and 2014, and had six managers in seven years before appointing Joey…

League One
Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton signs Ross Wallace, Ryan Taylor
12:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

It was interesting to see Joey Barton appointed as Fleetwood Town manager this summer, now, the Englishman has had his settling-in period. The former midfielder has recently made the move to bring in some much-needed experience to the Cod Army;…

League One
At Highbury, Fleetwood Town converts to Bartonism
12:00 Wednesday 25th July 2018

Fleetwood is home to the Cod Army. A population of just over 25,000 is going to be treated to a football revolution. New signings and a positive pre-season have brought excitement to the League One club. Joey Barton is Fleetwood Town's…

Joey Barton will soon be a free man: Football beware!
10:00 Sunday 25th March 2018

Like him or not, there is no denying Joey Barton is a character in the English game. He’s been around the block, even taking his trade to the northern reaches of Scotland and the south of France. His gambling ban will expire in May. Then…

Why can't Joey Barton just admit he failed at Rangers?
09:00 Tuesday 20th March 2018

When Joey Barton signed for Rangers on a two-year deal in 2016, it’s fair to say the vast majority of supporters were anticipating big things. Newly promoted and transformed under then-gaffer Mark Warburton, Barton's acquisition signalled…

Premier League
Players left searching for a new club include Joey Barton
11:52 Thursday 25th May 2017

After a long season, some players face the risk of being released by their clubs. This could be down to a club getting relegated or that the manager is trying to work around his wage budget for next season. For some clubs, it means having to…

FA's Joey Barton ban hypocritical in the extreme
21:23 Wednesday 26th April 2017

You can bet the executive lavatories at the FA offices in Wembley Stadium don't have mirrors. If they do disciplinary board members apparently don't use them. How else can they explain the eighteen-month Joey Barton ban handed down for…

The Offside Trust: Why Sport’s most important incentive deserves more recognition
14:15 Monday 20th February 2017

Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth are three footballers who said they were sexually abused at the start of their careers. Their bravery in speaking out about their experiences in their careers has been one of the saddest yet heroic…

Choose your adjective with care when rating the Premier League
17:30 Monday 13th February 2017

Chelsea went into Turf Moor on Sunday with an opportunity to all but lock up the Premier League title. Victory against a side from the table's bottom half seemed likely despite Burnley's incredible home form this season. Antonio Conte's side…

Burnley just four wins away from securing Premier League survival
16:00 Monday 16th January 2017

Burnley enjoyed a narrow win at home to Southampton on the weekend, courtesy of a late Joey Barton free-kick, finishing the day 10th in the Premier League with an impressive 26 points from 21 games. The newly-promoted Clarets have been in fantastic…

To Rangers With Love... Joey Barton.
13:17 Thursday 26th May 2016

Joey Barton has signed a two-year deal with Rangers after leaving Burnley on a free transfer, after having helped the Clarets gain promotion to the Premier League. It was whilst supping a few pints in my local Wetherspoons, that we heard a…

Is Scottish domestic football on the rise?
13:14 Wednesday 25th May 2016

In the last few days, there have been three acquisitions in Scotland for the Old Firm clubs, which points towards an upward curve in interest in the domestic Scottish game after a period of real staleness. Glasgow Rangers who now have worked…

Behaviour Of Our Current Footballing 'Superstars'
23:33 Tuesday 29th May 2012

Once again, Joey Barton has found himself in hot water with the FA following another crazy outburst on the final day of the season against ManchesterCity.On the last day of the season he elbowed Carlos Tevez and received a red card for it,…

Match Report: West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Queens Park Rangers (West Brom Fan's Perspective)
21:36 Monday 16th April 2012

West Brom are now certain of Premier League football for another season having reached the magical 40 point barrier with four games to go after Saturday's 1-0 victory over relegation battlers Queens Park Rangers. A win that brought up the Baggies'…

Match Report: Sunderland 3-1 Queens Park Rangers (Sunderland Fan's Perspective)
14:58 Tuesday 27th March 2012

Both teams went into this fixture on the back of contrasting fortunes in their mid-week Premier League games. Sunderland had a dismal time at Ewood Park, whilst Queens Park Rangers made an astonishing comeback at home to beat Liverpool having…