Joey Barton tweeted after Costa Rica's win against Italy knocked England out of the World Cup:
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:
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.
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.
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.