Newcastle United's Joey Barton criticises American immigration laws on Twitter

13 July 2011 07:19
By Telegraph staff and agencies[LNB]8:19AM BST 13 Jul 2011[LNB]Comments[LNB] "Visa story is correct," said Barton on his Twitter page. "They told me am not allowed in until I have 5yrs without any trouble. 3yrs down, 2yrs to go........... [LNB]"Totally hypocrisy considering what they get up to but rules are rules........."[LNB]"I cant be bothered dwelling on negative's, this is my last post about the visa situation."[LNB]The 28-year-old, who was given a six-month jail sentence after admitting assault and affray in 2008, has been denied the necessary permission to travel with the rest of the first-team squad when they leave on Sunday. [LNB]Newcastle said that Barton will instead link up with Peter Beardsley's reserves when they head for Holland on July 20. [LNB]Related Articles

Source: Telegraph