The Worrying Case of Joey Barton
Posted by Paul Gardner on Jul. 31, 7:00 a.m.
I'm not sure that the controversy surrounding the Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton could have happened anywhere else in the world. Only in England would Barton be rated a good enough player to be earning an incredible $140,000 a week, only in England would the coaches and clubs have put up with his incredibly violent anti-social behavior.