Barton grounded after Magpies maul Aston Villa

August 22, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Opening goalscorer Joey Barton was delighted with Newcastle's 6-0 thrashing of Aston Villa but insisted no-one at the club would be getting carried away.

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The Magpies stunned Aston Villa with a sparkling performance, after John Carew had missed an early chance to give the visitors the lead from the penalty spot.

But Barton opened the scoring on 12 minutes before Andy Carroll notched a hat-trick, and captain ...

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