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Barton 5/6 to NOT receive a red card this season

| 05.09.2011

JOEY BARTON’S next cultural trip will be to the museum according to Ladbrokes.

Following his visit to the National Gallery on his weekend off the QPR midfielder is even money to visit any London Museum next. It’s 6/4 he goes to another gallery and 2/1 he’s next spotted at the National Library.

It’s 16/1 Barton appears on Question Time and a longer 33/1 he’s a guest on Newsnight. Odds of 66/1 suggest he’s less likely to give the thought for the day on Radio 4 however the bookies can’t rule out him taking an Open University degree in Philosophy at 20/1.

Further proof of Barton’s reformed character is that the bookies now make him odds-on (5/6) to not receive a single red card in the league this season. He remains a 5/1 chance to ever play for England again.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “Barton’s living proof that a leopard can change his spots. Of all the cultural options on his doorstep we think it’s the museum next.”

He added: “Whilst we think Barton may fail to see red this season his hopes of playing for England again still look slim.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

Where will Joey Barton be spotted next?
Any London museum – Evens
Another art gallery – 6/4
National Library – 2/1
The Opera – 3/1
Any West End Musical – 3/1
A play – 6/1
National Botanical Gardens at Kew – 10/1

Joey Barton to…
Appear as a panelist on Question Time – 16/1
To appear on Newsnight – 33/1
To provide the thought for the day on Radio 4 – 66/1
To appear on the front cover of Time magazine – 100/1
To appear on the front cover of the Tatler magazine – 100/1
To enrol on an Open University Philospohy degree – 20/1

Joey Barton to get a red card in the Premier League this season
Yes – 5/6
No – 5/6

Joey Barton to play for England again – 5/1



Robbie Morris

Robbie studied sports journalism at the University of Gloucestershire, an establishment chosen for its proximity to Cheltenham racecourse, where he was a season ticket holder. Upon graduation, Robbie was a contributor to GolfPunk, a national magazine aimed at ridding golf of its traditionalist image, before joining the news.ladbrokes team.