Joey Barton charged over brawl in tunnel at Barnsley FC’s stadium
Fleetwood Town manager and ex-England international Joey Barton has been charged over a brawl in the tunnel at Barnsley FC’s ground after a game last season.
Joseph Barton, 36, of Fox Bank Close, Widnes, has been charged with actual bodily harm and has been bailed to appear before Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, October 9.
The charge follows an incident at Oakwell in April 2019, when Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel was left with facial injuries following a disturbance in the tunnel after Barnsley’s 4-2 League One win against Fleetwood.
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