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ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
10 Coventry 6 3 5 21
11 Fleetwood To 5 5 4 20
12 Southend 6 2 6 20
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 By PA Sport

Joey Barton backed by Sam Allardyce after landing Fleetwood job

Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton
Barton was released by Burnley in May 2017, as he was banned from football for 18 months after admitting a Football Association charge in relation to betting.

Joey Barton has taken on his biggest challenge yet by making the first step into management as head coach at Fleetwood, according to the midfielder's former boss Sam Allardyce.

The 35-year-old, who was most recently at Burnley, has signed a three-year contract from June 2, when his suspension for breaking Football Association betting rules expires.

Barton played for Allardyce at Newcastle from the summer of 2007 to January 2008.

"I think he was too young at that time [when at Newcastle], he was...

ESPN FC  By ESPN

Joey Barton appointed Fleetwood Town manager on three-year deal

Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton
Joey Barton, most recently at Burnley, has been appointed Fleetwood Town's next manager.

Former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton has been appointed the next manager at League One side Fleetwood Town, the club have announced.

Barton, 35, most recently played for Burnley, who terminated his contract after he was banned by the Football Association in April 2017 for admitting to betting on football matches.

Originally banned for 18 months, Barton had the term reduced to 13 months on appeal after the FA agreed the initial term was excessive -- leaving him able to return to football...