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Barton to be sacked?

Barton to be sacked?

According to The Mail Newcastle are planning to sack jailed £55,000-a-week midfielder Joey Barton unless he agrees to a 50-per-cent pay cut.

Manager Kevin Keegan wants to keep Barton, despite him being imprisoned for six months in May for assault and affray.

In our pole it's about 50/50 between you as to whether he should be sacked or not. We think there are a couple of problems with this. The first one is the most important: you may well upset Kevin Keegan. The second is if you are going to sack him, sack him. Don't half sack him! He either deserves to be sacked or not. Let`s have no half hearted measures to cut the wage bill.

What do you think?

Writer:TerryHugill
Date:Sunday June 8 2008
Time: 9:49AM

Comments

0
Should be drummed out of Football for good, he's had more than enough chances.
Tiny T
09/06/2008 09:01:00
0
the guy is waste of space!
kendog
10/06/2008 14:28:00
0
hes just a normal bloke with an ego give him as many chances as he needs till he gets help you wouldnt give up on an alke druggie etc
leehitchen
10/06/2008 22:00:00
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Agree with you leehitchen give the lad another chance to show what kind of footballer he is and hopefully with support he'll come through his spell in prison a different bloke and better for it.
davidmillzy
11/06/2008 21:01:00
0
How many chances should he get? He's in the public eye and whilst at Newcastle he's giving your club a bad name. If I was you I would get rid.
dazza71
12/06/2008 16:18:00
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