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‘I don’t need to listen to people whose opinions I don’t value’: Manchester United legend says Joey Barton rants don’t interest him

Joey Barton the head coach / manager of Bristol Rovers during the Sky Bet League One match between Shrewsbury Town and Bristol Rovers at The Croud Meadow on September 16, 2023 in Shrewsbury, England.

Joey Barton’s opinions on women in football are of no interest to one Manchester United legend, who has even suggested that Barton is not “important”. In a rant on social media, the former Manchester City and QPR midfielder claimed that women “shouldn’t be talking with any kind of authority” on men’s …

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Joey Barton says football ‘isn’t real pressure’ as he reveals the Jungian philosophy he leans on to understand and improve his players

Joey Barton Bristol Rovers manager

Joey Barton has been involved in professional football for over 20 years, firstly as a player when he made his Manchester City debut in 2002 and now as a manager at Bristol Rovers. While he is expected to deliver results for the Gasmen, something he duly managed in the 2022/23 …

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Joey Barton explains he’s still involved in football because he’s a ‘warrior’ – not because he needs the money

Joey Barton Bristol Rovers manager showing his warrior-like spirit

Joey Barton says moving into management after retiring from professional football as a player was out of necessity of staying involved within the game, with the Bristol Rovers boss claiming his competitive edge wouldn’t allow him to relax.  The 40-year-old’s first job came with Fleetwood Town in April 2018, where …

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‘We got on fantastically well’: Joey Barton recalls changing next to Pep Guardiola at Manchester City when the Spaniard was on trial towards the end of his playing career

Pep Guardiola and Joey Barton at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola is arguably the greatest manager in world football, the Spaniard having transformed Manchester City into a dominant Premier League side since taking over in 2016. The Spaniard’s story with the club started far earlier, though, 11 years prior to taking over as manager, in fact. In 2005, aged …

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