Newcastle star is jailed

JOEY Barton has today been jailed for six months for assault and affray at Liverpool Crown Court.The Newcastle United and England midfielder had admitted his part in a street attack in Liverpool city centre on December 27 last year.

JOEY Barton has today been jailed for six months for assault and affray at Liverpool Crown Court.

The Newcastle United and England midfielder had admitted his part in a street attack in Liverpool city centre on December 27 last year.

Judge Henry Globe QC told the former Manchester City player that it was a "violent and cowardly act".


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