BARTON CONTROVERSY

Agbonlahor: Barton has had enough bad press

November 8, 2008
By Soccernet staff
Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has revealed he decided not to pursue disciplinary action against Joey Barton because the controversial midfielder ''has had enough bad press''.

Reports emerged after Newcastle's victory over Villa on Monday alleging that Barton made a racist comment during a confrontation involving the pair following a first-half foul.

Agbonlahor told Villa he did not want them to pursue the matter with the Football Association, with the governing body ...

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