By Chris Wright
Silly old Joey Barton is currently staring down the barrel of a twelve – count ’em, twelve! – game ban for general dickery on the final game of last season and, with QPR’s patience reserves dwindling, it looks like English football’s preeminent copy-and-paste philosopher is going to be keeping the chub at bay by training with League Two side Fleetwood Town.
“Looking forward to training with Fleetwood for the week. Will get a much needed sweat on.
“Still have three years left at QPR. Exciting times for the club, which I intended to be a part of. Need to get some fitness in the meantime.
“Fleetwood are a young club going places. Five promotions already in the last few years. If I help some of their