• Barton denies assualt on Daniel Stendel
  • 37-year-old will stand trial over incident

Joey Barton, manager of Fleetwood Town, will stand trial after pleading not guilty to a charge of assaulting Daniel Stendel, his Barnsley counterpart, when the teams met in League One last season.

Barton, 37, is alleged to have pushed Stendel from behind, leaving the German needing emergency dental treatment after banging his face on the metal framework of the tunnel at Oakwell.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:29pm