Tuesday 25 October 2016

Joey Barton has club suspension extended for another week by Rangers

Published 09/10/2016 | 11:56

Joey Barton
Joey Barton

Rangers have extended Joey Barton's club suspension by a further week, the club have announced today.

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The midfielder, 34, was due to return to Ibrox on Monday following his month-long exile following a dressing-room disagreement with teammate Andy Halliday in the aftermath of Rangers' 5-1 mauling at the hands of Celtic in September's Old Firm Derby.

However, a Rangers statement read: "Joey Barton has been informed that his suspension by the club has been extended by one week.

"This is part of a formal disciplinary procedure and Joey has been instructed not return to Ibrox or Auchenhowie until further notice."

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