Video Evidence: Joey Barton’s wrap-sheet at Newcastle

If there is one thing about Joey Barton, it is the he plays the same way against Liverpool as he does Sunderland, and we have the video to prove it.

Following on from the conversation in the post below over whether Joey Barton has a future at St. James’ Park, we can now fill in a few more blanks by bringing footage of a series of controversial incidents Barton has been part of since his £5.8 million transfer to the Magpies.

Aside from Barton’s nasty tackle on Xabi Alonso last weekend, the midfielder’s wrap-sheet reads as follows:

1. When Joey Barton attempted to poke Aston Villa’s Gabby Agbonlahor in the eye (here)

2. Barton’s dirty tackle on Arsenal’s Samir Nasri (here)

3. Barton’s swing at Aston Villa’s Shaun Maloney in his own penalty box (here)

4. Barton’s over-the-top foul on Sunderland’s Dickson Etuhu (here)