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

PA Wire/Press Association Images

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.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest QPR news

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane (Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Transfer deadline day is in the books. Here are the big winners and losers from the last day of the window.

Italian striker Simone Zaza (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

The transfer window is officially over. Here are the latest transfer stories in the aftermath of deadline day.

A dejected Joey Barton during his time at QPR (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Joey Barton believes Premier League clubs like West Ham will regret not signing him this summer.

Read the latest stories and rumours from around London as our Premier League managers wheel and deal.

The transfer window has officially closed and we are just waiting on late deals to be announced. Scroll down to ask our reporters your questions.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Read more
Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Read more
Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Read more