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Joey Barton signed for Newcastle United for £5.8 million in May 2007 after his controversial exit from Manchester City.

He is a forward-thinking midfield player who can score important goals. Joey is often in the news off the pitch due to his bad behaviour.

Even though he has had some problems in his personal life Joey remains a great footballer and appreciates the backing of his fans in helping him put his problems behind him.

Give that man a laptop, tablet or even a phone with a gambling app, and it seems he just can’t resist using it to place a bet. Unfortunately for Joey, footballers aren’t allowed to do that, especially when they bet on their own team!

It doesn’t matter that he actually lost more than £3000. The Telegraph have managed to get details of the bets that Barton placed and revealed them in an article which tells you that [read the full story]

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Joey Barton has spoken out about his gambling, and claims he’s far from the only player who’s done it. According to online betting website, Barton claims that as many as 50% of professional footballers have bet on matches at one time or another.

Barton was infamously banned by the FA for 18 months after [read the full story]

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Joey Barton, now at Burnley, has made his ambitions clear, with promotion back to the Premier League the primary focus. [read the full story]

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Joey Barton was unable to help QPR avoid defeat against Derby last night at Pride Park. The R’s missed the opportunity to climb up into the automatic promotion places once again as they were beaten 1-0 by Steve McClaren’s men who are now just one point behind the West London club.

John Eustace’s header separated the two sides in a tight game involving the top six teams in the Championship. [read the full story]

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As regular followers of his ever-popular Twitter feed will testify, life is very rarely dull when Joey Barton is on his smartphone and he has been in typical form this week, reigniting an old feud and cheekily winding up others.

Barton is so outspoken on the social media site that many now take anything he posts on there with a pinch of salt but the QPR man’s musings can often be entertaining reading. He certainly cannot be accused of not speaking his mind and, at times, his openness is a welcome antidote to the often dull comments most modern-day media-trained footballers make, with most clearly so concerned not to offend anyone. [read the full story]

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QPR midfielder, Joey Barton, insists that certain betting markets should be removed from football matches following the match-fixing arrests. Six men, including five footballers have been arrested and bailed until April, following a story that appeared in The Sun on Sunday. [read the full story]

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Joey Barton is never one to shy away from the limelight, having made some of the best football quotes in 2012. He has now said that he thinks England should dispense with Roy Hodgson as their manager in the wake of the back-to-back Wembley defeats to Chile and Germany…

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