Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting For Barton Return!

Last updated : 14 August 2008 By Footy Mad - Editor
The incident happened at City's Carrington training ground on May 1 2007, prior to Barton's £5.8million move to St James' Park in June last year.

Barton has requested a personal hearing from the Football Association which will be scheduled before an FA regulatory commission in due course.

It is thought he could face a 15-match ban.