Joey Barton Attacked In Street, Punched In Face Outside Liverpool Nightclub

Chris Wright

4th, June 2012


By Chris Wright

Stop me if you think that you’ve heard this one before. Joey Barton was attacked in the street last night, after being punched in the face outside a nightclub in Liverpool at about 5:30 in the morning.

With his missus in tow, the Premier League’s in-house pop philosopher was apparently involved in a brawl outside Garlands in the wee small hours – with police arriving and arresting two 21-year old herberts on suspicion of public order offences.

Here’s the alleged post-scuffle photo that’s doing the Twitter rounds this morning…

We know it’s hard to have any sympathy, but ‘two wrongs’ and all that.