JOEY Barton has lately pleaded no longer accountable to attacking a rival footie supervisor.
The Fleetwood supervisor, 36, used to be accused of bodily assaulting Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel within the tunnel after a touchline bust-up in April.
The German boss used to be left with facial accidents – specifically a broken teeth – after the alleged assault.
Mr Barton lately arrived at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court docket the place he pleaded no longer accountable to the price.
District Pass judgement on Joanne Hirst instructed him that the allegations had been too critical to be handled through magistrates and despatched to the case for trial earlier than pass judgement on and jury at Sheffield Crown Court docket.
Dressed in a blue open-neck blouse, a blue jumper, blue trousers and wearing glasses, Barton spoke most effective to offer his title, his date of start, his cope with, to verify he used to be a British nationwide and point out his plea.
He’ll now face Sheffield Crown Court docket on November 6.
If convicted, Barton may just face a most of 5 years in jail if his case is distributed to the Crown Court docket.
Police prior to now showed: “On Saturday 13 April 2019, a person used to be left with facial accidents after an incident within the membership tunnel round 5pm, following the belief of Barnsley’s fit towards Fleetwood The town.”
He used to be later arrested after Barnsley complained to South Yorkshire Police in regards to the alleged incident.
The price got here simply weeks after Barton married Georgia McNeil in a lavish rite at Aynhoe Park in Banbury.
Barton began his soccer occupation with Manchester Town in 2002 after going via their early life machine and went directly to make 150 appearances for the membership.
He then moved to Newcastle United in a £5.8million switch in July 2007 earlier than leaving for Queens Park Rangers in August 2011.
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The midfielder used to be then placed on mortgage to French aspect Marseille right through the 2012-13 season earlier than making his option to Burnley for one season – serving to advertise them to the Premier League.
In 2017, whilst enjoying for Rangers, he used to be banned from soccer for 18 months after admitting to a price from the FA about putting bets on soccer fits.
The footballer then started his control occupation with Fleetwood The town in June 2018 and continues to be the present boss.
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