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Joey Barton full of praise after Harry Souttar’s eventful evening

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by PA17 hits

Joey Barton praised his ‘goalscoring defender’ Harry Souttar after he netted at both ends to earn Fleetwood a 2-2 draw at promotion rivals Portsmouth.Fleetwood took the lead through Barrie McKay only for Sean Raggett to draw Pompey level, before Souttar turned past his own goalkeeper but made amends moments later in an eventful second half.Manager Barton said: “Two goals in a g...Full Story »

Barton enjoys another fruitful awayday with Fleetwood

Posted Wednesday, March 04, 2020 by PA22 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton was delighted with his team’s 1-0 victory against Ipswich while Town boss Paul Lambert said his team and club were “suffering.”Ched Evans came off the bench to score the only goal of the game and promote Fleetwood up to sixth spot in Sky Bet League One.The result, Town’s third successive defeat, dented Town’s bid to get close to a top s...Full Story »

Barton credits hard work on training ground for win over Portsmouth

Posted Sunday, February 23, 2020 by PA17 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton reckons plenty of hard work is paying dividends after his side saw off Portsmouth 1-0.The hosts triumphed thanks to Callum Connolly’s early strike, one which sealed a fifth straight win.Town leapfrogged Pompey in the table as they moved back into the top six.“Obviously I’m delighted with this latest win,” said Barton.“There’s a lot o...Full Story »

Joey Barton feels Fleetwood deserved their victory over in-form Peterborough

Posted Sunday, February 16, 2020 by PA19 hits

Delighted Fleetwood boss Joey Barton felt his side were “superb” and well-deserved 2-1 victors against in-form Peterborough.Callum Connolly and Wes Burns were on target for Town as they secured a fourth straight win under Barton for the first time.Barton, whose side sit just outside the play-off places, said: “I spoke to the lads in the build-up to the game and I said ‘if...Full Story »

Joey Barton questions standard of refereeing after 10-man Fleetwood’s win

Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by PA17 hits

Joey Barton questioned the standard of refereeing as his 10-man Fleetwood side claimed a 1-0 victory over Wycombe at Adams Park.Despite Ched Evans seeing a straight red for an elbow on Jason McCarthy and Barton himself being sent off late on, the Cod Army claimed victory through Paddy Madden’s close-range effort in the 75th minute.While Barton was delighted with the result, he was quick to...Full Story »

Barton lauds strength of squad after victory at Wimbledon

Posted Sunday, February 09, 2020 by PA19 hits

Joey Barton hailed the impact of Fleetwood’s bench after their dramatic 2-1 win over AFC Wimbledon.Substitute Paddy Madden netted a late winner from close range as the Cod Army sealed successive wins in League One for the first time since September.Barton believes his bench strength settled the contest and his views on the success.He said: “I’m delighted to see Paddy get the wi...Full Story »

Joey Barton urges Fleetwood to kick on after Doncaster win

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2020 by PA17 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton has urged his team to build on an impressive 2-1 victory against Doncaster.Goals from Ched Evans and Harry Souttar lifted Town back into play-off contention, leaving them five points off the top six in League One.After his side notched a first home win since November, Barton said: “We’ve got to build on this performance now.“Doncaster are a really ...Full Story »

Joey Barton relieved to see Alex Cairns turn away late penalty

Posted Sunday, January 26, 2020 by PA27 hits

Manager Joey Barton advised Fleetwood goalkeeper Alex Cairns not to cut his toenails after his late penalty save earned a well-deserved point in the goalless draw at Bristol Rovers.Jonson Clarke-Harris drove his low 87th minute spot-kick down the middle after Paddy Madden was judged to have brought down substitute Alex Rodman.Cairns dived to his left, but managed to divert the ball onto the cros...Full Story »

Barton left with mixed emotions after Fleetwood twice battle back for draw

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA24 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton admits he was both disappointed not to win but also delighted to salvage a point after twice coming from a goal down to draw against Shrewsbury.The Shrews, who beat Championship side Bristol City in midweek to set up a mouthwatering FA Cup fourth-round clash with Liverpool, went ahead through strikes from Shaun Whalley and Jason Cummings at Highbury Stad...Full Story »

Late Cosgrove penalty sees Aberdeen sneak past Dumbarton

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA8 hits

Aberdeen left it late to claim a 1-0 victory over Dumbarton in the William Hill Scottish Cup, but Sam Cosgrove’s penalty eventually saw them progress in a match they should have had wrapped up long before. The Dons, who handed a debut to new recruit Dylan McGeough, were dominant from the off against their lower league opponents but the majority of their chances in the first half came from ...Full Story »

No new injuries for Fleetwood boss Joey Barton ahead of Shrewsbury game

Posted Thursday, January 16, 2020 by PA32 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton has reported no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Shrewsbury.Barton has been looking for reinforcements for his squad after a number of departures this month, but admitted it has been a struggle to gets deals over the line.However, Callum Connolly impressed in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Burton, days after arriving on loan from Ev...Full Story »

Departures leave Barton facing selection headache

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA35 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton could turn to the club’s younger players after seeing his squad depleted by a number of departures ahead of the FA Cup tie against Portsmouth.Veteran defender Peter Clarke has left for Tranmere, while defender Jimmy Dunne has been recalled by Burnley, having made 11 appearances for the club but not started a game since the start of November.Forward Ash Hunter ...Full Story »

Barton expects fine and touchline ban after red card

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA19 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton is expecting punishment from the Football Association after he was sent off during an ill-tempered 0-0 home draw against play-off chasing rivals Bristol Rovers.Barton was shown a yellow and then a red card after vociferous protests when Ched Evans’ goal was disallowed 20 minutes from time.Referee Paul Marsden ruled out Evans’ goal after consulting a linesma...Full Story »

Barton sees red as late offside flag denies Fleetwood victory

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA39 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton was sent off by referee Paul Marsden during an ill-tempered 0-0 draw against play-off chasing rivals Bristol Rovers.Barton was red-carded in the 70th minute following protests after a Ched Evans goal was disallowed for offside after initially being allowed to stand. Fleetwood ought to have struck in the second minute, but Paddy Madden fired wide from eight yards af...Full Story »

Barton riled by match officials despite Fleetwood’s comeback win at Rochdale

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA23 hits

Joey Barton was delighted with his team’s comeback but fumed at the match officials following Fleetwood’s 3-2 victory at Rochdale on Boxing Day.The Cod Army twice came from behind to take the points – much to Barton’s delight – but he was annoyed by the match officials’ role in a late collision which led to Rhys Norrington-Davies being stretchered off after a ...Full Story »

Joey Barton pleased with Fleetwood’s progress on the road

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA31 hits

Fleetwood head coach Joey Barton believes his side are learning how to play well away from home following their 2-2 draw at Rotherham.​​Ched Evans twice put the visitors in front but Rotherham rallied to ensure they stayed above their opponents in the Sky Bet League One table.​Freddie Ladapo’s header got the Millers level only for Evans to score a minute later from a sham...Full Story »

Raith stay top despite shock loss to Dumbarton

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA8 hits

Leaders Raith slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat at home to Dumbarton.The visitors took a 28th-minute lead when Connor Scullion played in Paul Crossan to fire home.Five minutes before half-time, Dumbarton were two ahead, Ryan McGeever burying a header from Joe McKee’s free-kick.Airdrieonians missed the chance to climb above Rovers after they crashed 3-1 at Clyde.Clyde took the lead af...Full Story »

Joey Barton admires Fleetwood’s battling qualities

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA38 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton saluted his side’s battling qualities after they drew 1-1 at home against resilient Gillingham.The hosts were on top for large parts of the game, but were pegged back late on after Paddy Madden’s 56th-minute opener in dreadful blustery conditions.Despite substitute Alex Jakubiak’s late goal robbing the Cod Army of victory, Barton was pleased his side&...Full Story »

Barton considers changes as Fleetwood host Gillingham

Posted Friday, December 13, 2019 by PA32 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton appears to have no fresh selection concerns but could make changes for the Sky Bet League One clash with Gillingham.Barton questioned his own tactics after his side were beaten 3-1 by local rivals Blackpool last weekend.On-loan midfielder Jordan Rossiter remains unavailable due to a knee ligament injury which could keep him sidelined for the rest of the season.Forwa...Full Story »

Fleetwood boss Barton pleased to avoid FA Cup replay

Posted Monday, December 02, 2019 by PA36 hits

Fleetwood head coach Joey Barton revealed his delight at winning their FA Cup second-round tie at the first attempt after a second-half goal from substitute Paddy Madden gave them a 2-1 victory at Crawley.Madden had the final say after Ollie Palmer struck just before the interval to cancel out a 41st-minute opener by Josh Morris.Barton was delighted at his side’s second-half response to en...Full Story »

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