Joey Barton

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Joey Barton
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Personal information
Full name Joseph Anthony Barton
Date of birth 2 September 1982 (1982-09-02) (age 32)
Place of birth Huyton, Merseyside, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Queens Park Rangers
Number 17
Youth career
0000-1996 Everton
1996 Liverpool
1997-2002 Manchester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002-2007 Manchester City 130 (15)
2007-2011 Newcastle United 81 (7)
2011- Queens Park Rangers 64 (6)
National team
2003 England U21 2 (1)
2007 England (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Joseph Anthony "Joey" Barton (born 2 September 1982) is an English footballer.

Barton was born and raised in Hutyon, Merseyside. In 2011, his son was born.

Barton plays as a midfielder for Queens Park Rangers. He played for Manchester City from 2002-2007, where he received 39 bookings and three red cards. He scored an international goal at Goodison Park, Liverpool on 9 September 2003 whilst playing for the England Under-21 team against Portugal. He played for Newcastle United from 2007-2011. He played for Olympique de Marseille for the 2012-2013 season.

Barton has convictions for common assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and affray. He has served a prison sentence[1] and a suspended sentence.[2] He has also been charged with violent conduct three times by The Football Association for attacking other players. The court and FA proceedings and sentences, along with being sent off and banned from matches, has interrupted his professional career many times.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

[3]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
2002/03 Manchester City Premier League 7 1 0 0 0 0 - 7 1
2003/04 28 1 4 0 2 0 5 0 39 1
2004/05 31 1 1 0 1 1 - 33 2
2005/06 31 6 5 0 0 0 - 36 6
2006/07 33 6 4 1 1 0 - 38 7
2007/08 Newcastle United Premier League 23 1 0 0 0 0 - 23 1
2008/09 9 1 0 0 0 0 - 9 1
2009/10 League Championship
Country England 162 17 14 1 4 1 5 0 185 19
Total 162 17 14 1 4 1 5 0 185 19

International career statistics[change | change source]

[4]

England national team
Year Apps Goals
2007 1 0
Total 1 0

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