Date: 5th September 2008 at 10:49pm
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So the Kangaroo Court has spoken down at Soho Square. Joey Barton received a slightly less severe than expected 6 game ban, with another 6 suspended. He also received a £25k fine (a hefty 2 days wages). That leaves Barton set to play about ten games before Ashley and the gang attempt to get shot of him in the January transfer window.