Joey Barton will get England Lionesses supervisor’s identify unsuitable in Piers Morgan chat

Joey Barton acquired England Lionesses supervisor Sarina Wiegman’s identify unsuitable throughout an intense chat with Piers Morgan.

The ex-Premier League midfielder appeared on Morgan’s Uncensored present to defend feedback he made about feminine soccer pundits and commentators on social media. The controversial 41-year-old claimed that males who like listening to girls analyse males’s soccer match “need their heads testing”, sparking a fierce public backlash.

While chatting to Morgan on Talk TV, in addition to to former Sky Sports presenter Bianca Westwood, amongst others, Barton appeared to name Ms Wiegman “Sandra” in a blunder that prompted accusations of sexism on-line. He additionally claimed feminine pundits provide “factually incorrect information”, and in contrast girls commentating on soccer to him analysing “knitting or netball”.

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Wiegman led England to glory at Euro 2022, touchdown the crew’s first piece of main silverware, earlier than guiding them to the World Cup ultimate a yr later. She’s one in every of a variety of feminine managers tipped for a job within the males’s sport and was lately named as Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate’s potential successor.

Barton’s preliminary publish on X learn: “Women shouldn’t be talking with any kind of authority in the men’s game. Come on. Let’s be serious. It’s a completely different game. If you don’t accept that. We will always see things differently. The women’s game is thriving. Fantastic to see. I cannot take a thing they say serious in the men’s arena.”

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Barton known as Sarina Wiegman “Sandra” by mistake

When inspired to elaborate on Piers Morgan’s present, the ex-Manchester City and Newcastle star stated: “I’ve seen tokenism creeping in, and it’s ruining my experience and the journalistic standards. It’s nothing to do with sexism at all. I’m against tokenism and poor journalistic standards, especially when it comes to football… you have to be there on merit, not to fit this woke agenda that is going on in society.”

Westwood branded his feedback “out of order”, and Morgan was left unimpressed when Barton refused to call a feminine pundit or commentator who he thought wasn’t as much as scratch. In response, the Liverpool-born former footballer fumed: “You’re just shouting at me, it’s a farce. Let’s have a serious conversation.

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“This is becoming a farce. I’m here to talk about the men’s game. I’m not here to be shouted at. I’m not being paid to be shouted at, not by yous. I’m here to have a sensible conversation.”