QPR to investigate Joey Barton’s actions against Manchester City

16:36 16 May 2012

Joey Barton has to be restrained after his red card against Manchester City on Sunday

Joey Barton has to be restrained after his red card against Manchester City on Sunday

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Barton was sent off at Manchester City

QPR are to investigate captain Joey Barton’s behavior at Manchester City.

The midfielder was sent off for an elbow on Carlos Tevez and then appeared to kick out at Sergio Aguero and aim a headbutt at Vincent Kompany.

A club statement read: “Queens Park Rangers Football Club can confirm that a full investigation in relation to Joey Barton’s dismissal and subsequent events against Manchester City on Sunday will be carried out following the conclusion of his FA hearing.”

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