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Barton drops his first bollock

Barton drops his first bollock

He`s alienated fans at Man City in the past and now Joey Barton has made his first cock-up at SJP. Speaking in the wake of last week`s Liverpool debacle he`s come out and criticised the fans for voicing their opinion at what was simply a joke performance. Barton should be on the receiving end of a fierce reaction at Ewood today from an anticipated 6,000 fans. Perhaps not the best time to go on records and voice disapproval. Barton said:

"I've not yet seen the famous crowd I was expecting to hear get behind us. Instead it has been vicious; I don't think I've heard a crowd that vicious. Last Saturday I was sitting on the bench - and after 20 minutes I had picked up on it. It shocked me. The fans want success and they want it straight away, but unless they change that mentality and start supporting the side through poor results then things won't change.

Unless there's a massive change, it's going to be the same for this manager, the next manager and whoever comes in after that. If it continues, when the manager goes for players, they will go somewhere else rather than jump in the frying pan. Sam's a good manager. He's getting the brunt of the criticism but doesn't deserve it. Not many managers can turn a club round in five minutes.'

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Saturday December 1 2007
Time: 12:57PM

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You have a great point here, alienating yourself from the fans is no way to go about trying to improve the relationship, but he has also got a point too, a very good one. And at the end of the day, you, the fans will always be at your club, he won't. So why don't you just face facts and realise you are vicious, you are far too knee jerk and far too fickle. Best support in the land my arse!
toffeetower
01/12/2007 13:29:00
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I guess the lad will always be a class one idiot!
merlin
01/12/2007 15:54:00
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hes right in fairness magpies fans way overrated who expect too much.
Mike Forest.
01/12/2007 17:26:00
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Who"s going to boot Fat Sam out of Newcarsul first.......Mike Ashley or the Old Bill..??He he he......FAT SAM FOR ENGLAND..!!Rofl
chalky76
01/12/2007 18:03:00
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Gob*****e should learn to play as well as he mouths off.
BaldEagle
01/12/2007 22:12:00
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The Thug never learns he is mouthing of the hand that feeds his mouth before He is hardly kicked a ball. Atleast achieve something before you go spouting!
cockeril
02/12/2007 13:04:00
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Bad enough you spent so much money on him! Now this!!
sandgroanun
02/12/2007 16:53:00
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guys did any1 watch the rovers toon match. Barton was probably ur best player, and the crowd was all behind him. I think it was more a rev up then abuse
sasman
02/12/2007 21:10:00
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Class 1 Dickhead More Like........................!
horseworrier
03/12/2007 21:01:00
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Will this stupid little man ever learn?? and whats with your manager in the papers today telling the world your players are scared of FRANCENAL?? jesus, its not getting better up there is it. cant believe a manager would say that.
SMOKIEJACK
05/12/2007 10:22:00
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