Joey Barton to take Fleetwood manager’s job once betting ban ends

18 April 2018 14:58
• Barton to take charge as head coach from 2 June on three-year deal• Former midfielder says he is ‘very excited by the challenge’Joey Barton will take over as head coach of Fleetwood Town on 2 June, when his suspension for breaking Football Association betting rules expires.It will be the controversial former England midfielder’s first job in management. The 35-year-old, who did his coaching badges some years ago, has agreed a three-year contract with the League One club. Related: Joey Barton: a man whose football talent rarely took centre stage Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian