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QUEENS Park Rangers have today announced the signing of England international Joey Barton

The combative midfielder has signed a four year deal in W12, after being allowed to leave on a free by Newcastle United.

The signing marks the capture of a long-term Neil Warnock target as QPR focus on retaining their Premier League place.

Barton left Newcastle with a heavy heart after being publicly lambasted for his comments on Twitter about the Toon Army.

The Magpies made no secret of their desire to let the midfielder leave and since that moment Warnock has stepped up his efforts to sign the player.

Wearing the number 17 shirt, he will fight it out with Saturday's impressive duo Alejandro Faurlín and Shaun Derry who will be looking yo retain their spot at Wigan Athletic.

A landmark signing today by Tony Fernandes and the Rangers board who look set to add more to the squad before the end of the window.




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Date:Friday August 26 2011

Time: 5:49PM

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good capture despite the baggage he comes with!
merlin
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26/08/2011 17:51:00

good capture despite the baggage he comes with!
merlin
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26/08/2011 17:51:00

Good signing for you lot but leaving Newcastle for QPR , he must be bonkers
ODDJOB79
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26/08/2011 21:22:00

Good signing for you lot but leaving Newcastle for QPR , he must be bonkers
ODDJOB79
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26/08/2011 21:22:00

ODDJOB79, NUFC's problem is Ashley. There is no doubt in my mind that JB would still be there if it wasn't for him.
qpr4me
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26/08/2011 21:57:00

ODDJOB79, NUFC's problem is Ashley. There is no doubt in my mind that JB would still be there if it wasn't for him.
qpr4me
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26/08/2011 21:57:00

That should up your red-card quotient for the season, that's for sure!
fifthcolumnblue
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26/08/2011 23:07:00

That should up your red-card quotient for the season, that's for sure!
fifthcolumnblue
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26/08/2011 23:07:00

Quality signing for you lot. His had his issues but looks to have finally matured and is beginning to showcase his ability.
TheFamousNo7
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27/08/2011 00:07:00

Quality signing for you lot. His had his issues but looks to have finally matured and is beginning to showcase his ability.
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27/08/2011 00:07:00

 

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