Joey Barton shows himself up with embarrassing comments on female pundits 2 months ago

Joey Barton shows himself up with embarrassing comments on female pundits

‘I cannot take a thing they say serious in the men’s arena’

Joey Barton has ruffled more than a few feathers with his latest post to X (formerly known as Twitter), this time saying that he does not believe women should be able to talk with any authority about men’s football.

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Posting to X, on Wednesday, the former Manchester City and Newcastle United midfielder wrote a number of tweets where he both celebrated women’s football but also said female pundits shouldn’t talk about the men’s game.

Joey Barton

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Joey Barton 'is finished in football'

More specifically Joey Barton wrote: “Women shouldn’t be talking with any kind of authority in the men’s game. Come on.

"Let’s be serious. It’s a completely different game. If you don’t accept that. We will always see things differently.

“The women’s game is thriving. Fantastic to see. I cannot take a thing they say serious in the men’s arena.”

He followed up this original tweet with another, saying: “Any man who sits and engages with them in this regard has sold out. The game is about levels. Most men’s opinion has little value. Never mind anyone else…”

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He then added: “Any man who listens to Women commentary or co-comms needs their heads testing…”

As many took to X to blast Barton for his comments, he responded to many individually.

One person responded to Barton, writing: “He’s finished in football and he knows it, Nobody would have him as a commentator, probably angling for a job on GB news now.”

Barton responded to the message, writing: “Been in football since I’ve left school pal. I’ll decide what I do in the game. It actually bores me. Full of sh*tbags. Maggots. Liars. People pleasers. Luckily, I’ve played at a level to earn enough to say and do what the f*ck I want.”

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Well then.

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