The official website for European football

Barton jailed for six months

Published: Tuesday 20 May 2008, 15.38CET
Newcastle United FC midfielder Joey Barton has been jailed for six months for assault and affray. The 25-year-old was convicted for two "cowardly and sickening attacks" in his home city of Liverpool. Barton was sold to Newcastle by Manchester City FC last summer after Barton fought with team-mate Ousmane Dabo. He was capped by England in February 2007.
Published: Tuesday 20 May 2008, 15.38CET

Barton jailed for six months

Newcastle United FC midfielder Joey Barton has been jailed for six months for assault and affray. The 25-year-old was convicted for two "cowardly and sickening attacks" in his home city of Liverpool. Barton was sold to Newcastle by Manchester City FC last summer after Barton fought with team-mate Ousmane Dabo. He was capped by England in February 2007.
Last updated: 20/05/08 15.52CET

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=698354.html#barton+jailed+months

UEFA.com features

Bergsson takes charge in Iceland
  • Bergsson takes charge in Iceland
  • UEFA Executive Committee endorses reforms
  • Women referees raising the bar
  • European Parliament gives backing to UEFA’s policies
  • 641 clubs receive UEFA EURO 2016 benefits
  • European club football's financial turnaround
  • UEFA Foundation gives second life to EURO materials
  • UEFA Direct spotlight on the 'boot-iful' game
  • AFC and UEFA Presidents meet in Nyon
  • 2016 ─ a year to remember for UEFA
1 of 10