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Joey Barton unlikely to make many changes for Fleetwood’s cup clash with Everton

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by PA16 hits

Fleetwood head coach Joey Barton has little room for rotation ahead of the visit of Premier League Everton in the Carabao Cup.The boyhood Toffees fan is still targeting “four or five” signings before the close of the transfer window but with nothing yet secured he must go with the small squad he has.That means persisting with the youthful central defensive partnership of teenage acad...Full Story »

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton accuses Peterborough of dirty tactics following defeat

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2020 by PA8 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton accused Peterborough defender Nathan Thompson of deliberately elbowing one of his players after Posh’s dramatic 2-1 Sky Bet League One victory.Sammie Szmodics and Jack Taylor struck in second-half injury time for the home side after Callum Camps had given Fleetwood a 55th-minute lead.But – after his side’s defeat – an incensed Barton said: &l...Full Story »

Fleetwood don’t make it easy for manager Joey Barton against Port Vale

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by PA11 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton admitted his side put him through the mill despite booking their place in the Carabao Cup third round for the first time.Goals from Paddy Madden and Josh Morris saw the Cod Army win 2-1 to earn a potential home clash with Premier League Everton.But Daniel Whitehead’s second-half equaliser had put the League Two Valiants on course for a penalty shootout at the Hig...Full Story »

No new injury concerns for Joey Barton as Fleetwood face Port Vale in cup

Posted Monday, September 14, 2020 by PA17 hits

Joey Barton has no new injury concerns ahead of Fleetwood’s second-round Carabao Cup clash with Port Vale.The squad remain without Joel Coleman after the goalkeeper sustained a hamstring injury.The 24-year-old faces three to five months on the sidelines and has so far been replaced by Alex Cairns.Canadian keeper Jayson Leutwiler was brought in as cover and could threaten Cairns for a place...Full Story »

Joey Barton delighted with Fleetwood’s start to the season

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by PA9 hits

Fleetwood Town dispelled Joey Barton’s fears of a slow start to the season with a 2-1 victory at home to Burton.The Cod Army missed out on promotion to the Championship last season but showed no after-effects as they made a winning start to the new campaign, Paddy Madden hitting a late winner after Burton had looked like salvaging a draw.And their head coach was delighted to follow their t...Full Story »

Joey Barton lauds “fantastic” Ched Evans as Fleetwood overcome Wigan

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA8 hits

Manager Joey Barton saluted Ched Evans after the striker came off the bench to score twice against Wigan and send Fleetwood into the Carabao Cup second round.The Cod Army had found themselves 2-0 down against their fellow League One side, whose goals came courtesy of captain Joe Garner.But Evans pulled a goal back and netted the winner 13 minutes from time as Fleetwood earned a hard-fought victo...Full Story »

Darnell Fisher in line for Preston return against Cardiff

Posted Friday, June 26, 2020 by PA19 hits

Darnell Fisher could make his return for Preston when they host Cardiff in the Championship on Saturday.Fisher only made the bench for last weekend’s draw with Luton after a lack of training but has come into consideration to start at Deepdale.Alex Neil has no fresh injury concerns with Louis Moult and Tom Clarke both still sidelined.Club captain Clarke has played his final game for the cl...Full Story »

Joey Barton full of praise after Harry Souttar’s eventful evening

Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by PA28 hits

Joey Barton praised his ‘goalscoring defender’ Harry Souttar after he netted at both ends to earn Fleetwood a 2-2 draw at promotion rivals Portsmouth.Fleetwood took the lead through Barrie McKay only for Sean Raggett to draw Pompey level, before Souttar turned past his own goalkeeper but made amends moments later in an eventful second half.Manager Barton said: “Two goals in a g...Full Story »

Joey Barton feels Fleetwood deserved their victory over in-form Peterborough

Posted Sunday, February 16, 2020 by PA25 hits

Delighted Fleetwood boss Joey Barton felt his side were “superb” and well-deserved 2-1 victors against in-form Peterborough.Callum Connolly and Wes Burns were on target for Town as they secured a fourth straight win under Barton for the first time.Barton, whose side sit just outside the play-off places, said: “I spoke to the lads in the build-up to the game and I said ‘if...Full Story »

Joey Barton questions standard of refereeing after 10-man Fleetwood’s win

Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by PA25 hits

Joey Barton questioned the standard of refereeing as his 10-man Fleetwood side claimed a 1-0 victory over Wycombe at Adams Park.Despite Ched Evans seeing a straight red for an elbow on Jason McCarthy and Barton himself being sent off late on, the Cod Army claimed victory through Paddy Madden’s close-range effort in the 75th minute.While Barton was delighted with the result, he was quick to...Full Story »

Joey Barton urges Fleetwood to kick on after Doncaster win

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2020 by PA22 hits

Fleetwood manager Joey Barton has urged his team to build on an impressive 2-1 victory against Doncaster.Goals from Ched Evans and Harry Souttar lifted Town back into play-off contention, leaving them five points off the top six in League One.After his side notched a first home win since November, Barton said: “We’ve got to build on this performance now.“Doncaster are a really ...Full Story »

Joey Barton relieved to see Alex Cairns turn away late penalty

Posted Sunday, January 26, 2020 by PA33 hits

Manager Joey Barton advised Fleetwood goalkeeper Alex Cairns not to cut his toenails after his late penalty save earned a well-deserved point in the goalless draw at Bristol Rovers.Jonson Clarke-Harris drove his low 87th minute spot-kick down the middle after Paddy Madden was judged to have brought down substitute Alex Rodman.Cairns dived to his left, but managed to divert the ball onto the cros...Full Story »

No new injuries for Fleetwood boss Joey Barton ahead of Shrewsbury game

Posted Thursday, January 16, 2020 by PA33 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton has reported no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Shrewsbury.Barton has been looking for reinforcements for his squad after a number of departures this month, but admitted it has been a struggle to gets deals over the line.However, Callum Connolly impressed in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Burton, days after arriving on loan from Ev...Full Story »

Preston boosted by returns of Rafferty and Fisher

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA28 hits

Preston can welcome back defenders Joe Rafferty and Darnell Fisher for the visit of Reading on Sunday.Rafferty has completed a three-match ban and Fisher sat out the last two games through suspension.Midfielder Daniel Johnson is still a doubt and Lewis Moult is a long-term absentee.Ryan Ledson could start if manager Alex Neil opts to rotate his squad.Reading are set to be without striker Sa...Full Story »

Joey Barton pleased with Fleetwood’s progress on the road

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA34 hits

Fleetwood head coach Joey Barton believes his side are learning how to play well away from home following their 2-2 draw at Rotherham.​​Ched Evans twice put the visitors in front but Rotherham rallied to ensure they stayed above their opponents in the Sky Bet League One table.​Freddie Ladapo’s header got the Millers level only for Evans to score a minute later from a sham...Full Story »

Joey Barton admires Fleetwood’s battling qualities

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA41 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton saluted his side’s battling qualities after they drew 1-1 at home against resilient Gillingham.The hosts were on top for large parts of the game, but were pegged back late on after Paddy Madden’s 56th-minute opener in dreadful blustery conditions.Despite substitute Alex Jakubiak’s late goal robbing the Cod Army of victory, Barton was pleased his side&...Full Story »

Ben Davies and Darnell Fisher set to return for Preston

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019 by PA47 hits

Preston boss Alex Neil hopes to have players returning for the home game against Luton.Ben Davies could be fit to renew his central defensive partnership with Patrick Bauer, while Darnell Fisher is nearing a return to full fitness. Daniel Johnson and Paul Gallagher will also be assessed.Joe Rafferty’s red card in the midweek win against Fulham means he is suspended, but with captain Tom Cl...Full Story »

Alex Fisher a doubt for Exeter

Posted Friday, November 29, 2019 by PA32 hits

Alex Fisher is a doubt for Exeter’s FA Cup second-round clash at home to Hartlepool.The forward missed last weekend’s Sky Bet League Two win at Crawley with a groin problem and will be assessed.Ryan Bowman replaced Fisher against the Reds and would be the obvious choice to start once again.Boss Matt Taylor shuffled his pack for the first-round replay win over Cambridge and may do so ...Full Story »

Alex Fisher sends Exeter through to round two

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by PA24 hits

Exeter overcame Cambridge courtesy of Alex Fisher’s second goal for the club in a 1-0 win to set up an FA Cup second-round clash at home to Hartlepool on December 1.Exeter’s game against Cheltenham on Saturday finished goalless and was devoid of many chances but if that was bad, the first 45 minutes against a Cambridge side without 10 players was even worse.Only once was either goalk...Full Story »

Arsenal keen to snap up 16-year-old Scunthorpe midfielder Joey Dawson – nephew of former Spurs defender Michael

Posted Sunday, October 13, 2019 by hits

Arsenal are lining up a shock move for Scunthorpe youngster Joey Dawson ARSENAL are keen to snap up Scunthorpe’s teenage midfielder Joey Dawson in a surprise deal. The talented 16-year-old became the youngest first-team player in Scunthorpe’s history in August. He is the son of former Iron left-back Andy and a nephew of ex-Tottenham defender Michael Dawson. Dawson has made just o...Full Story »

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