Joey Barton charged over alleged violent conduct against Man City

17:28 14 May 2012

QPR

QPR's Joey Barton has to be dragged off the pitch after he loses his cool after his red card at Manchester City

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Joey Barton faces two charges on violent conduct

QPR bad boy Joey Barton has been charged with two acts of violent conduct by the Football Association after he lost his head in his side’s defeat by Manchester City.

Barton was sent off for elbowing Carlos Tevez and then proceeded to kick Sergio Aguero before he tried to headbutt Vincent Kompany.

The FA said in a statement: “The FA has today charged Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton in relation to two acts of alleged violent conduct during Sunday’s match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

“Following the player’s dismissal in the 54th minute of the fixture, there followed two incidents involving Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany.

“As Barton had already been dismissed, both of these incidents fell outside of the jurisdiction of the referee.”

Barton has until 6pm tomorrow to respond to the charges.

Live Blog Transfer Window Live - August 1

 

Latest Stories

Yesterday, 12:50
The man fell from the top floor penthouse above Barclays Bank in West Hampstead (Picture via Google StreetView)

A man who reportedly fell to his death from a penthouse in Hampstead while naked has been indentified as a Harley Street doctor who ran a Botox clinic.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:10
Police are advising members of the public not to approach John McClintock and contact officers immediately if they see him (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 26-year-old man who absconded from a bail hostel in Richmond yesterday.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:17
The Isufi family, from left back, mum Meri, daughter Ramela, dad Erion, son Richard and youngest son Clive (front)

A vast gathering of friends and neighbours stood outside the Barking home of a family torn apart by a car crash to pay their tributes to them today.

Read more

Promotions

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the Zoe was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

London24 have partnered up with The Week magazine to offer you a complimentary issue – delivered free to your door.

TOP STORIES

Quizzes

How much do you really know about QPR legends like Les Ferdinand? Picture: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Test your knowledge of QPR’s greatest players with our fantastic legends quiz.

Read more
Guess the managers quiz

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Croatia's Daniel Prajnic, France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo... three hair-raising World Cup stars (Picture: Archant/Getty)

The World Cup is a showcase of fantastic football... and terrible hairstyles. Try this quiz and test your knowledge of the wackiest barnets in Brazil.

Read more
Which London club play their home games at this stadium...? (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground buff? Test your stadium knowledge with this brilliant quiz.

Read more

QPR Transfer News

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Patrick Bamford in pre-season action for Chelsea, with fellow youngster Nathaniel Chalobah pictured in the background (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

The rumour mill keeps on ticking and London24 has selected the big stories from around the web involving the London clubs.

Read more
Friday, August 1, 2014
Rafael van der Vaart during his time at Spurs. (Photo by RicTapia/Getty Images)

Hamburg midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has refused to rule out a summer switch to QPR but admits not talks have started.

Read more
Friday, August 1, 2014
Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

It’s been a busy day with plenty of transfer news. London24 has provided a handy round-up to help you sift through the important transfer news and rumours.

Read more
Friday, August 1, 2014
Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Stay up to date with all the latest transfer news and gossip with London24’s live blog.

Read more