Joey Barton http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29761/all en Football: First red card for Barton in Marseille colours http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/football-first-red-card-barton-marseille-colours <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On-loan Marseille midfielder Joey Barton was dismissed for the first time in France's Ligue 1 on Sunday since joining from Queens Park Rangers in August.</p> <p>Barton received his marching orders on the hour-mark after collecting two yellow cards in the space of five minutes during Marseille's match at home to basement side Nancy.</p> <p>The Englishman picked up his first caution for a late challenge on Vincent Muratori before earning an early bath with the match still goalless for a foul on Djamel Bakar. </p> <p>mw/dj</p> Association football Football in France Joey Barton AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:00:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744826 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Barton hits out at 'cheats' after first Ligue 1 dismissal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/soccer-barton-hits-out-at-cheats-after-first-ligue-1-dismissal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 3 (Reuters) - English midfielder Joey Barton said he had been the victim of "cheats" after being sent off for the first time since joining Olympique Marseille during a defeat to struggling Nancy on Sunday.</p> <p>The controversial Barton has been on his best behaviour since he made his Ligue 1 debut last November after serving out a 12-match ban for violent conduct in QPR's final Premier League match of last season against Manchester City.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/soccer-barton-hits-out-at-cheats-after-first-ligue-1-dismissal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in England Joey Barton Joey Barton Ligue 1 Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:15:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744879 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Marseille's Barton plays down Beckham threat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/football-marseilles-barton-plays-down-beckham-threat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Joey Barton has played down the threat posed by his compatriot David Beckham who is set for his first Ligue 1 run out since joining Paris Saint Germain against Barton's Marseille on Sunday.</p> <p>"PSG have lots of big names and great players. Beckham is a big star off the pitch but on the pitch, to be honest, he's not a major worry," Barton, on loan at the Velodrome from Queens Park Rangers, suggested at a press conference here on Tuesday.</p> <p>"He triggers a lot less fear than when he was playing in the Premier League," Barton added of the former Manchester United icon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/football-marseilles-barton-plays-down-beckham-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football English footballers Football in England Joey Barton AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:31:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5760034 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Barton, Beckham to lock horns as PSG face OM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/soccer-barton-beckham-lock-horns-psg-face-om <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jean-Fran├žois Rosnoblet</p> <p>MARSEILLE, France, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The Ligue 1 clash between Paris St Germain and Olympique Marseille could also feature a tasty battle between English midfielders David Beckham and Joey Barton who have little in common apart from their home country.</p> <p>"We are totally opposite characters, Beckham and I. I take it as a compliment," Barton told reporters on Tuesday.</p> <p>"Sometimes I'd like to have a bit of positive media comments but I don't envy the intrusions into the private life."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/soccer-barton-beckham-lock-horns-psg-face-om" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football English footballers Entertainment Football in England Human Interest Joey Barton Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760101 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Barton in verbal clash with Marseille team mate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/soccer-barton-verbal-clash-marseille-team-mate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Joey Barton clashed with Olympique Marseille team mate Kassim Abdallah during training on Tuesday but the argument has been amicably settled, the English midfielder said on Wednesday.</p> <p>OM said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.om.net" title="www.om.net">www.om.net</a>) that English midfielder Barton and French defender Abdallah had a "verbal clash" during a public training session, without elaborating.</p> <p>"During my career, I've seen 30 or 40 clashes on a training pitch," Barton told OM TV.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/soccer-barton-verbal-clash-marseille-team-mate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Football in Italy Joey Barton Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 19:45:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761407 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton sinks claws into Neymar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/football-barton-sinks-claws-neymar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Controversial former England international Joey Barton sank his claws into Brazil starlet Neymar on Tuesday, taking to Twitter to dismiss the South American's abilities.</p> <p>"Neymar is the Justin Bieber of football. Brilliant on the old YouTube. Cat piss in reality," was Barton's damning view of the Santos forward long dubbed as Brazil's hero-in-waiting as they bid to win a sixth World Cup on home soil next year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/football-barton-sinks-claws-neymar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Joey Barton Neymar AFP Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:01:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5794295 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton attacked for homophobic remarks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/football-barton-attacked-homophobic-remarks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris Saint Germain and gay rights campaigners on Wednesday criticised controversial English midfielder Joey Barton after he posted homophobic insults on Twitter.</p> <p>Barton, who is currently on loan at Ligue 1 club Marseille from Queen's Park Rangers, took to Twitter to describe Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil captain Thiago Silva as a "pussy" and "a overweight ladyboy".</p> <p>PSG immediately issued a statement dubbing Barton's comments "unacceptable".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/football-barton-attacked-homophobic-remarks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in England Joey Barton Paris Saint-Germain F.C. AFP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:31:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5800954 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton faces rap for Silva slurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/football-barton-faces-rap-silva-slurs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris Saint Germain and gay rights campaigners on Wednesday criticised controversial English midfielder Joey Barton after he insulted Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil captain Thiago Silva on Twitter.</p> <p>Barton, who is currently on loan at Ligue 1 club Marseille from Queen's Park Rangers, took to Twitter to describe Silva as a "pussy" and "a overweight ladyboy".</p> <p>PSG immediately issued a statement dubbing Barton's comments "unacceptable".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/football-barton-faces-rap-silva-slurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Joey Barton Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Sports AFP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:31:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801090 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton faces rap for Silva slurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/football-barton-faces-rap-silva-slurs-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris Saint Germain and gay rights campaigners on Wednesday criticised controversial English midfielder Joey Barton after he insulted Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil captain Thiago Silva on Twitter.</p> <p>Barton, who is currently on loan at Ligue 1 club Marseille from Queen's Park Rangers, took to Twitter to describe Silva as a "pussy" and "a overweight ladyboy".</p> <p>PSG immediately issued a statement dubbing Barton's comments "unacceptable".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/football-barton-faces-rap-silva-slurs-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in England Joey Barton Sports AFP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:00:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801199 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton faces disciplinary hearing for Silva slurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/football-barton-faces-disciplinary-hearing-silva-slurs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Marseille midfielder Joey Barton has been ordered to appear at a disciplinary hearing on April 15 after insults on Twitter directed at Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva caused a storm.</p> <p>Paris Foot Gay, an amateur club with a large number of gay players who campaign against homophobia in football and society as a whole, complained to France's Professional Football League (LFP) after Barton called Brazil defender Silva a "pussy" and "a overweight ladyboy" on Twitter on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/football-barton-faces-disciplinary-hearing-silva-slurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football English footballers Football in England Joey Barton AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:30:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801651 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton claims Marseille deal in place http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/football-barton-claims-marseille-deal-place <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On-loan Marseille midfielder Joey Barton said on Tuesday that a deal had been arranged for him to make his move to the Ligue 1 club from Queens Park Rangers permanent at the end of the season.</p> <p>"I'm loving life in France. Loving Marseille. They love me. All I want to do is give everything for this football club. They backed me when nobody else did," Barton, on loan from English Premier League strugglers QPR, posted on his Twitter account. </p> <p>"Agreement already in place for me to stay here," added the 30-year-old, who also said the Mediterranean club was "in his blood".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/football-barton-claims-marseille-deal-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in England Football in the United Kingdom Joey Barton AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:00:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808294 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Barton slams relegated QPR's flops http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/football-barton-slams-relegated-qprs-flops <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Joey Barton insists QPR's underachieving players and former boss Mark Hughes deserve the blame for the club's relegation from the Premier League on Sunday.</p> <p>Barton left QPR to join French giants Marseille on a season-long loan earlier in the campaign, but the former Manchester City midfielder was quick to blame his team-mates and the man who banished him from Loftus Road for his parent club's predicament.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/football-barton-slams-relegated-qprs-flops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English footballers Football in England Football in the United Kingdom Human Interest Joey Barton AFP Sun, 28 Apr 2013 15:45:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5827133 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Pay cut central to Marseille stay - Barton http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/football-pay-cut-central-marseille-stay-barton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Joey Barton says he would be prepared to take a pay cut to extend his stay with Marseille next season, suggesting only Paris Saint-Germain could afford his current wages in France.</p> <p>"I want to stay here," Barton said after Marseille's 2-1 victory over Bastia on Saturday, a result that means PSG will have to wait until at least next weekend before clinching their first Ligue 1 title in 19 years.</p> <p>"I've spoken with them. But the problem is I'm contracted with a football club in England which pays me an awful amount of money," said Barton.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/football-pay-cut-central-marseille-stay-barton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in England Joey Barton Joey Barton Marseille AFP Sat, 04 May 2013 22:45:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5831116 at http://www.globalpost.com