Joey Barton


Bristol Rovers’ bright start delights Joey Barton in Burton triumph

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton was delighted with his side’s start as they romped to a 4-0 victory at 10-man Burton with all four goals coming in a breath-taking first half. Burton saw Conor Shaughnessy red-carded inside the first minute for a foul on Aaron Collins and Rovers took...
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Joey Barton: Bristol Rovers manager signs three-year contract extension

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton has signed a three-year contract extension with the club until 2026. The former Manchester City, Newcastle and QPR player guided Rovers to a dramatic final-day promotion with an extraordinary 7-0 win over Scunthorpe. Barton, 39, was appointed in February 2021, but they were relegated to...

Joey Barton hails Bristol Rovers ‘character’ after victory over Port Vale

Joey Barton praised his Bristol Rovers players for the character they showed in coming from behind to win 3-1 at promotion rivals Port Vale. The Pirates conceded a second-minute goal, but efforts from Elliot Anderson and James Connolly put them 2-1 up at the break, with Ryan Loft securing a vital win with a third in stoppage time.

Joey Barton pleased to build Bristol Rovers momentum with narrow Salford win

Joey Barton hailed another important moment in Bristol Rovers’ promotion push after edging Sky Bet League Two play-off hopefuls Salford 1-0. The Gas made it five home wins in a row as they saw off Gary Bowyer’s team at the Memorial Stadium, with Elliot Anderson’s 75th-minute effort enough to secure the win.

Day at the races did my Bristol Rovers boys no harm – Joey Barton

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton praised his team’s maturity as they claimed a crucial 1-0 win at Sky Bet League Two promotion rivals Northampton. Harry Anderson latched on to Fraser Horsfall’s short backpass to fire the Gas into the lead after just 38 seconds. And despite a strong...

Joey Barton compares Newcastle United player to Diego Maradona

Joey Barton had an eventful career, which saw him play for Newcastle United for quite a few years. Never one to stay away from the headlines during his playing days, he finds himself under a comparatively dimmer spotlight right now, as the manager of League Two club Bristol Rovers. Before that, he had managed Fleetwood Town. And some of the former England international’s recent comments are very interesting.