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Watch: Joey Barton Ridicules "Pathetic" Standard Of Scottish League

Watch: Joey Barton Ridicules "Pathetic" Standard Of Scottish League

Joey Barton has never been one to downplay his own career. The English central midfielder endured a very short spell in 2016 with Rangers in Scotland after initially signing a two-year deal. After six months his contract was terminated following a training ground bust-up.

Nevertheless, Barton feels he was above that league anyway and dismissed its playing standard in comparison to the English Premier League.

Barton also claimed he was in a different league to players like Scott Brown while in the SPL and he reignited his war of words with the Celtic skipper during the programme.

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Is he the full shilling? We saw him up at Aberdeen the other week and then wearing the shades against Rangers.

It seems to me he is a little bit short. He doesn't look the full ticket to me.

Celtic are currently ten points clear with a game in hand and on course to win their seventh title in a row, so it is hard to imagine Scott Brown will be too upset by the dig.

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