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Police extend Joey Barton's bail
Joey Barton
Joey Barton was suspended from Manchester City
Footballer Joey Barton has been rebailed by police investigating an alleged assault on a team-mate.

The England and Newcastle United midfielder was arrested on suspicion of assaulting fellow player Ousmane Dabo, 30, when he was at Manchester City.

Barton was due to answer bail but was rebailed until 2 August while police make further inquiries.

The 24-year-old, capped once for England, was suspended from City and later sold to Newcastle for 5.8m.

The alleged assault happened at the club's training complex in Carrington, south Manchester.

Ousmane Dabo, 30, was treated in hospital for injuries to his eye, nose and lip.


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