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…
Joey Barton😂😂 pic.twitter.com/jTpqT12h4E
— Gabe Roche (@gabe_roche03) February 18, 2017
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…
That’s right Joey, Tweet away the culpability… again.
What a bloody toe rag.