Picture taken on April 5, 2013 of Marseille's Bristish midfielder Joey Barton waving to fans after the French L1 football match Olympique of Marseille (OM) v Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille.
When I came, my idea was to become the best player in France. I was not this season, but I didn't see anything that would make me believe I could not become the best.
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Marseille Keen On Keeping Joey Barton Says Coach Elie Baup
@insidefutbol Thursday, 16th May, 2013 Marseille head coach Elie Baup has reiterated his desire for English midfielder Joey Barton to stay at the Stade Velodrome, adding that "there is no question" when it comes to the player’s talents. Barton joined the Ligue from Inside Futbol Read more »
Amazing trick shots at the Emirates Stadium
Luis Suarez go down as easy as some fans think he does? What does it feel like to shoot Joey Barton in the face (with a football, we hasten to add)? What more can you do at Arsenal’s Emirates stadium in the middle of the week? Courtesy of TalkSport and STR from Soccerlens Read more »
Barton wants Marseille stay amid Premier League interest
midfielder Joey Barton has revealed there is interest in him from Premier League clubs, but insists he wants to stay at Olympique de Marseille when his loan deal expires. The 30-year-old signed for the Loftus Road club in 2011 under Neil Warnock, but after from Goal.com Read more »
Thiago Silva Started It, Not Me – Joey Barton
my life mentioned Thiago Silva – then he gives his interview and attacks me. I don’t even know why", the Englishman retorted. Barton has also issued a challenge towards the Brazilian, saying, "If he was really a man, he should have told me [his issues] straight from Inside Futbol Read more »
Surely taking the piss out of Rio? 1-cap Joey Barton retires from international football
Spain in 2007, is no longer available for international duty. Below is the tongue-in-cheek retirement announcement from Joey Barton via Twitter. Decided to announce my international retirement as well. I was honoured to represent my country for such a long, from 101 Great Goals Read more »