Joey Barton has called for professional footballers in England and Scotland to support a campaign addressing homophobia in
Newcastle's 90s legends were out in force for goalkeeper Steve Harper's testimonial, but Sunderland manager Paolo di Canio
QPR midfielder Joey Barton has issued a "come and get me plea" to his boyhood club Everton. Barton is prepared to take a
The ultimate encouragement for a player to come out, would probably be that there were sufficient other gay peers for it not to be such an issue, or at least enough to be able to offer support. As it stands, that day seems a long way off. If the Premier League is to wait for its own Jason Collins, it may be waiting a very long time.
This season could well prove to be a fascinating crux in players behaving badly. As the stakes in terms of money are raised ever higher, poor disciplined players are going to become greater and greater risks, and with this inevitable stamp down (excuse the pun) on bad challenges, it could be that players turn to Twitter to vent their frustrations rather than seeking out retribution Roy Keane style.
Joey Barton's claims that a deal is in place for him to stay at Marseille have been denied by the club's president Vincent
Joey Barton was gagged by Marseille on Wednesday night after angering club chiefs by labelling Paris St Germain defender
Best known for on-pitch violence, stubbing a cigar out in a teammate's eye and doing time in prison, Joey Barton did his
David Beckham started his first Paris St Germain match in the Coupe de France on Wednesday night, and again the Ligue 1 leaders
Joey Barton was sent off for the first time this season as Marseille lost their seventh Ligue 1 match at home to Nancy. Barton