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Joey Barton In Trouble Again At Night Club Early Today

10:23 am, Monday, June 4th, 2012 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 45 Comments

News is just coming in that former Newcastle player Joey Barton has been involved in another altercation, this time in his home town of Liverpool.


The news it that the Liverpudlian, who supports Everton, was punched in the face at 5:30 am this morning outside a Liverpool night-club.

QPR midfielder Joey Barton was hit in the face outside the Garlands club in Eberle Street in Liverpool, and Merseyside Police have just confirmed the 29-year-old man (that’s Joey Barton) was injured, but he voluntarily left the scene of the crime.

Two 21-year-old men are being held by the Merseyside police on suspicion of  what is termed a public order offense, and are currently being held in police custody.

This is the last thing Joey would want, as QPR are just completing their investigation of his sending off at Manchester City in the last game of the season, which got him a 12 match ban, which will begin next season.

And it reminds us of an incident on 27th November of 2007, when he was a Newcastle player when he beat up a man in the Liverpool city center, at around 5:00 am, which was fully captured on CCTV cameras.

He was seen to punch a man 20 times, which left the teenage boy with broken teeth, and Joey finally received a six month jail sentence for that offense,  but ended up only serving 74 days in jail the next summer.

Barton had drunk 10 pints of lager and five bottles of lager on that night in 2007, before going to a McDonald’s restaurant on Church Street.

But we understand Barton has since given up the drink, and the shoe seems to have been on the other foot this morning – so to speak.

We are pleased Joey is no longer on Newcastle’s books.

Comments welcome.



Tags: Joey Barton · Newcastle News · Other News



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45 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Indian Magpie // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:25 AM

    The end is nigh for joey

  • 2 Indian Magpie // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    I post first when i want :)

  • 3 Beattie25 // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:27 AM

    Indian gets his first first of the day.

  • 4 Beattie25 // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:27 AM

    Ha ha ha

  • 5 Tiote // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:28 AM

    Am workin on a bank holiday sick as f n thts just made my day in fact it’s made my week. Only shame is it wasn’t me tht giv this little twat a hiding.

  • 6 Beattie25 // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    Did anyone see my request for a Yohann Cabaye tribute video on YouTube with innappropriate music?

    How about ‘bump and grind’ or ‘freaky with you’?

  • 7 kt97toonarmy // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    lol i think man city hired a hitman

  • 8 magpie6699 // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:34 AM

    I’m almost as shocked as the day I found out that the Pope was a Catholic.

  • 9 Raj // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:35 AM

    If it was some hitman, wound have been MANUres, not Shittys.. ;-)

    Repost: Any news on Pre-season friendlies Ed? except Gateshead and Cardiff? Are we playing Vodacom? any plans of we going to Asia for any friendlies??

  • 10 NUFClad // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:37 AM

    i think this shows how far joey has come cos in the past he would have punched the people back but instead he just walked away, i do think he is SOMETIMES unfairly over criticised

  • 11 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:40 AM

    What’s the bet he provoked them. Possibly by kicking one of them in the back of the leg as the bouncer chucked him out of the club. Then taking a swing at the other on the way out.

  • 12 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:41 AM

    @nufclad. Joseph is a knob. End of.

  • 13 toonincheek // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:44 AM

    NUFClad –
    Just what I was about to say.
    Quite natural, based on his history, to assume Joey threw punches, but every chance it was just a couple of hooligan thugs wanting a cheap shot at him to make a name for themselves.

  • 14 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:48 AM

    In all fairness he was punched and then left. Says to me he didn’t want to fight. Good on him. Still a knob.

  • 15 hoppernufc // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:50 AM

    @beattie25. Defo need a cabaye video made as theres none of him at Newcastle, the music would make the video like.

  • 16 kt97toonarmy // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:54 AM

    raj from what the chronicle said were going to a pre season cup in south africa

  • 17 Tiote // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    Ed uve well n truly f**d th blog. Av posted a few times n it won’t publish. Dnt come on th blog as much nw been put off. It’s been lyk this 4 weeks nw. Any1 kno ov any other decent Newcastle blogs? Had enuf of this 1.

  • 18 Graeme // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:56 AM

    I dont understand why this is even on our blog. He isnt a NUFC player, he hasnt been a NUFC player for almost a year – he’s just a bad entry in our history book.

    Time to move on!

  • 19 WLtoon // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:57 AM

    Dont know why anyone bothers putting blog on about this dickhead. Is anyone actually bothered? He,s nothing to do with the club anymore and i for one am oh so glad.

  • 20 Sav // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:57 AM

    “Barton has quiet Night Out” might make better copy.

  • 21 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:58 AM

    Cabaye tribute video music suggestions?
    Right said Fred – im too sexy
    baby bird – you’re gorgeous

  • 22 kt97toonarmy // Jun 4, 2012 at 10:59 AM

    na no1 cares but its quite funny

  • 23 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM

    @sav a shock exclusive?

  • 24 kt97toonarmy // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:01 AM

    we linked with any1 new?

  • 25 hoppernufc // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    Marvin gaye – sexual healing

  • 26 Beardo // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:07 AM

    Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing

  • 27 hoppernufc // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:07 AM

    @ beardo. That’s a shout haha

  • 28 Beattie25 // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:08 AM

    Sex on the beach

    2 become 1

    Im horny

  • 29 hoppernufc // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:10 AM

    Can anyone actually make this video?

  • 30 Beardo // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:11 AM

    http://youtu.be/aOl4oeHZnBk

    A video montage with this, or if we could make one long enough to fit all the suggestions in and make a ‘Dreamboat playlist’. He’ll melt into our arms and be our’s forever!

  • 31 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:11 AM

    Anything by Barry white

  • 32 Jail for Ashley // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:17 AM

    I think the theme tune to Brokeback mountain would be more appropiate for some of you lot :-)

  • 33 Magpie_Man // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:18 AM

    He posts first when he wants, posts first when he waaaants, he posts first when he wants

  • 34 hoppernufc // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:19 AM

    We should do a vote for the most suitable song for dreamboat video

  • 35 graham cwarr // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:22 AM

    November rain would be epic

  • 36 Beardo // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:23 AM

    JFA

    I’d give him a mountain of lovin’, but I’d be careful not to break his back – pinky promise!

    We should make this an official NUFCblog project. Hopper is right, Ed should run a poll. Then we just need a fan with the skills to pay the bills, to piece it together.

  • 37 hoppernufc // Jun 4, 2012 at 11:29 AM

    We should make it the most viewed video on YouTube haha

  • 38 toonincheek // Jun 4, 2012 at 12:02 PM

    Tiote –

    It’s only Monday 4th but you have already won the award for the most inane post of the month.

    Maybe the system blocks posts after a spell check?

    Enjoy your search for another worthwhile blog.
    Hope you are as good as your word in not returning to this one.

  • 39 headtheball // Jun 4, 2012 at 12:02 PM

    Tiote @ 17
    Off you go then.

  • 40 bills-son // Jun 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM

    Waiting in the Bigg Market taxi queue for an hour on a freezing pissing down night and then getting elbowed out of the way as Ashley jumps into his taxi is too good for JFA.

  • 41 XtraTimeAndPens // Jun 4, 2012 at 12:40 PM

    Makes you wonder whether he was attacked becuase he is Joey Barton or becuase he was being Joey Barton. A little hypocritical by some to denounce him as a thug and then celebrate him getting beat up by thugs though.

    As for a Cabaye video song, I’d go for some Barry White. Probably ‘You’re My First, My Last, My Everything’.

    New blog over at http://www.extratimeandpenalties.com

  • 42 GoalsBringSmiles // Jun 4, 2012 at 1:29 PM

    Dying a slow painful hypothermic death haunted by his failed anal relationship with MA and yet still a lack of silverware at his beloved Sports Direct United is too good for Bills Son

  • 43 bills-son // Jun 4, 2012 at 2:15 PM

    GBS – a pathetic attempt at humour.

    JFA’s ‘too good’s’ are genuinely funny and a great part of this forum. My ‘too good’s’ with him are just a bit of banter but you won’t be getting any back from me. You twisted little man.

  • 44 GoalsBringSmiles // Jun 4, 2012 at 2:59 PM

    Ah come on Bills like I actually meant it.

  • 45 lordjoesnow // Jun 4, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    wham – careless whisper!




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