Joey Barton has jumped to QPR team-mate Rio Ferdinand's defence after he was hit with a three match ban and fined £25,000 by the FARead the full story ›
Joey Barton tweeted after Costa Rica's win against Italy knocked England out of the World Cup:
We can do a couple of things now. Either continue this painful race to the bottom of elite international football or make some...
...drastic overhauls and start to rebuild are national game. Hodgson and co have to be sacked, no other option.
Only problem is theres no credible candidates. A swerve lack of investment in grassroots, a shrinking pool if talent and a coaching void.
Footballer Joey Barton has apologised after comparing Ukip to the best out of "four really ugly girls".
The QPR midfielder's comment on the BBC's Question Time drew a strong reaction from Ukip MEP Louise Bours, who said it showed "footballers' brains are in their feet".
He took to Twitter to offer an apology, admitting to fellow panellist Piers Morgan that his remarks could have offended some women.
QPR player Joey Barton has tweeted:
Thomas Hitzlsperger has shown a lot of courage today. Sad times when people have to wait till they retire from their chosen profession...
...before the feel other people will judge them solely on who the human being is. Shame on all of us as a society.
A man has been charged after a bottle was thrown at Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton during his side's match against Burnley on October 26.
Barton was hit by a plastic container during the second half of QPR's 2-0 defeat at Turf Moor.
A Lancashire Police spokesman said John Pounder, 26, of Cedar Avenue, Haslingden, was charged with throwing a missile contrary to the Football Offences Act 1991 and a section 4 public order offence of using threatening words or behaviour.
He has been bailed to appear at Burnley Magistrates Court on November 22.
Joey Barton will be called before a Frenhc ethics committee after called Brazilian defender Thiago Silva an 'overweight ladyboy' on Twitter.Read the full story ›
Merseyside-born footballer Joey Barton has moved quickly to join the mocking of a press conference he gave in a mysterious French accent.
Posting a link to a video of the interview, Barton, on loan at Marseille in France's Ligue 1, acknowledged that his bizarre pronunciation was akin to former England manager Steve McClaren's Dutch-English accent.
In my defence, it is very difficult to do a press conference in Scouse for a room full of French journalists. The alternative is to speak...
Barton made his Ligue 1 debut yesterday, narrowly avoiding a red card for standing on the ankle of a Lille opponent.
Premier League footballer Joey Barton will face no further action after being arrested for affray last month.
The Queens Park Rangers midfielder, 29, was involved in a fight with two men outside a nightclub in Liverpool city centre in the early hours of June 4. Barton was reportedly on a night out with his girlfriend when the incident took place outside the Garlands nightclub.
A spokesman for Merseyside Police said today: "Merseyside Police can confirm that four men arrested in connection with an altercation in Eberle Street, Liverpool city centre on June 4 will face no further police action."
According to the Daily Mail, Queens Park Rangers are poised to loan out controversial midfielder Joey Barton to the Championship with Blackburn Rovers leading the chase.
It was important that we took our time to make sure we came to the correct decision, which I believe we have achieved.
"Joey's behaviour, which led to his red card at Manchester City, and his subsequent actions were completely unacceptable and we have made our feelings on this matter known to him.
"I am really pleased with the way in which the club and Joey have worked towards reaching a sensible conclusion and we fully believe he will respond to these sanctions in the correct manner."