Joey Barton pleads no longer to blame to ‘shoving soccer supervisor into steel pole in gamers’ tunnel in assault that left him desiring dental remedy’
Joey Barton has denied assaulting Barnsley trainer Daniel Stendel after a fit
Soccer participant became supervisor Joey Barton has denied assaulting a rival trainer within the tunnel following a fit.
The Fleetwood The city supervisor, 37, is accused of pushing the previous Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel, 45, into the facet of the tunnel following closing season’s conflict between the 2 groups.
Prosecutors declare that Barton jogged after Stendel and delivered a planned forceful push following a row on the finish of the 2 groups’ sport in April.
Prosecutor Siobhan Doran informed the courtroom: ‘Mr Stendel’s influence was once that he was once driven from in the back of with enough drive to push him right into a steel pole supporting the tunnel and he took the whole have an effect on on his face.’
Barton spoke most effective to substantiate his title and provides his cope with and to plead no longer to blame to a unmarried price of attack occasioning exact physically hurt.
In the beginning of the listening to Barton made an software to have his cope with saved secret from the courtroom as a result of he has suffered threats which got here in to his membership.
Barton allegedly attacked former Barnsley supervisor Daniel Stendel after a fit closing season
District pass judgement on Joanne Hirst mentioned she was once referring the case to Sheffield Crown Courtroom as a result of if there was once a to blame verdict she won’t have enough sentencing powers.
Witnesses mentioned Mr Stendel was once with blood pouring from his face after the sport.
Stendel, who hails from Frankfurt, Germany, made a grievance to the Soccer Affiliation and the English Soccer League over the alleged assault.
Barton ’emphatically denied’ wrongdoing in a observation posted on Twitter every week after the incident.
He posted: ‘On the subject of the alleged incident on Saturday following our sport in opposition to Barnsley, I emphatically deny all of the allegations made.
‘Given this topic has no longer been officially closed, it will be beside the point for me to make any longer remark.’
Joey Barton performed for Guy Town and Newcastle all through his enjoying days. He’s now supervisor of Lancashire outfit Fleetwood
The Fleetwood process is Barton’s first managerial place, and the membership are recently flying top in 3rd position in League One after completing closing season in 11th position.
The previous midfield megastar with Manchester Town, Newcastle, QPR, Rangers and Burnley, received one England cap in 2007.
Ex Hamburg striker Stendel has simply left Championship facet Barnsley and has been related with the vacant supervisor’s process at League One Sunderland.