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Outspoken QPR midfielder speaks about Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ahead of Sunday's clash with Chelsea

Derek Llambias hits back at Joey Barton over bonus dispute

Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias has hit back at Joey Barton after the former Magpies player claimed his departure from the Tyneside was due to a bonus dispute.

Joey Barton: 'There's a lot more to see and do in London and that appeals to me, but I also like to sit in on a Saturday watching X-Factor and Match of the Day'

Newcastle departure due to bonus dispute claims Joey Barton

Joey Barton today claimed his departure from Newcastle was due to a bonus dispute.

Business Diary: The taxman stopped short

UK Uncut, the campaign against tax dodging businesses, has claimed another scalp: none other than Dave Hartnett, the embattled boss of HM Revenue & Customs. Teaming up with student demonstrators, UK Uncut forced Hartnett to abandon his keynote speech to the Tax Journal Conference, with activists dressed as tax-dodging businessmen storming the stage to present the HMRC's man with bottles of wine, flowers and champagne as a thank you for his alleged generosity to some of our largest companies.

Agent McKay denies making £1.3m out of Barton 'free' transfer

The Queen's Park Rangers manager Neil Warnock said yesterday he had no idea what fees were paid to Willie McKay to arrange the free transfer of Joey Barton, but pointed out that the deal would not have happened without the agent's help.

Joey Barton completes move to QPR

QPR have completed the signing of Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton on a four-year contract, the north east club have confirmed.

Barton has medical but no deal yet

Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton was back at QPR's training ground yesterday undergoing the second part of his medical. The 28-year-old travelled to London yesterday and underwent initial tests as the promoted club attempted to persuade him to head for the capital.

Joey Barton undergoing QPR medical

Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton was this afternoon at QPR's training ground undergoing the second part of his medical.

Deputy PM backs Hillsborough campaign

Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, yesterday backed the campaign to get all documents relating to the 1989 disaster at Sheffield's Hillsborough stadium published.

Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton begins talks with QPR

Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton was in talks with QPR this afternoon as his future moved closer to being resolved.

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Enrique voices concerns over future of Newcastle

Jose Enrique, Liverpool's new left-back following his protracted £6m departure from Newcastle United, has called into question the direction, ambitions and focus of his former side.

Alan Pardew warns Sunderland over Joey Barton

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has warned derby rivals Sunderland not to be taken in by the furore surrounding controversial midfielder Joey Barton.

Arsenal midfielder Alex Song hit with three-match ban

Arsenal midfielder Alex Song has accepted a Football Association charge of violent conduct and will now serve a three-match suspension.

Football's most disastrous debuts

Manchester United and Arsenal new recruits David De Gea and Gervinho didn't have the best start to life at their new clubs at the weekend. Goalkeeper De Gea allowed a soft shot from Shane Long to get past him while Gervinho was shown a straight red card for slapping Joey Barton.

'I've been hit harder at school' says Joey Barton

Newcastle's Joey Barton is confident the Football Association will deal with any further fall-out from his side's ill-tempered draw with Arsenal on Saturday.

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