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Joey Barton remade in Kew: reared in Liverpool on the oxygen of violence

by | 1st, August 2015

joey barton philosopher twitter Joey Barton has been talking with the Times’  Matthew Syed. Billed “the baddest man in British football” , Barton is now “hardman turned philosopher”, living in London’s leafy Kew with a young family and burning desire to be a better man.

Syed journeys to Barton’s childhood home in Huyton, a few miles from the centre of Liverpool, “where violence was as much a part of his upbringing as oxygen.”

Barton, who at junior level wore the colours of Everton and Liverpool, and played professionally for Manchester City, Newcastle, Marseilles and QPR, is

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