Jury sworn in for Joey Barton assault trial

Joey Barton court case
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A jury has been sworn in to try Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton, who is accused of an assault on former Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel following a match.

Former England international Barton, 38, denies assaulting Stendel, causing him actual bodily harm after a game between the Tykes and Fleetwood at Oakwell in April 2019.

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