‘Wasn’t Trying To Get The Big Man Sent Off’ – Joey Barton Pleads Innocent After Blatantly Trying To Get Lincoln City’s Big Man Sent Off

Chris Wright

18th, February 2017

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After trying an failing to rile Lincoln City with his full repertoire of arseholery, Joey Barton has attempted to explain away his blatant attempt to get striker Matt Rhead sent off.

Having already cuffed Lincoln’s Terry Hawkridge across the snout, Barton fiendishly tried to engineer a red for Rhead by first treading on the striker’s toes and then pretending he’d been elbowed in the face while defending a corner…

As you may have guessed, it wasn’t Joey’s fault, with the Clarets midfielder issuing a string of post-match Tweets to assure us of his innocence…

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Via @Joey7Barton/Twitter

That’s right Joey, Tweet away the culpability… again.

What a bloody toe rag.

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