Passed by OM during the 2012-2013 season, Joey Barton should be present in the visitor’s parking lot with the Marseille fans for the Champions League match against Tottenham, this Wednesday (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1).
OM will have a very special supporter this Wednesday in the stands at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Joey Barton, who wore the Marseille jersey during the 2012-2013 season (33 games), should be present with his son Cassius in the visitors’ parking lot during the Champions League match against Tottenham on Wednesday (to be continued at 9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1), according to the United Kingdom of Marseille supporters group. The 40-year-old midfielder could also be part of the procession of supporters on the streets of London.
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He was at Arsenal nine years ago
This is not the first time that the former Queens Park Rangers player will experience a game in the middle of the fans. The English international had been seen in the spans of the Emirates Stadium, during the defeat of OM in C1 against Arsenal (2-0), in November 2013. An experience he had appreciated. « Loved the first half with the Marseille fans. Thank you South Winners 1987. Nice to see you all, » Barton wrote on Twitter.
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The English midfielder hopes to bring luck to the Phocaeans, he who has had very little success against Spurs in his career. In fifteen games, he has won only five times (one draw and nine defeats), scoring two goals … and taking a red card.