Joey Barton has come out and stated that he thinks it is only a matter of time before a team sues a match official although William Hill are on the side of the officials, offering 16/1 that a Premier League club sues a referee in the next 5 years (1/100 that they dont).
Joey Barton is still angry at what he sees as an unjustified red cad against Norwich and quite possibly has not given any thought to the logic of his argument, said Hills spokesman Joe Crilly. Any attempt by a club to sue an official would contravene the RESPECT campaign and would surely result in ramifications for that particular club.
Will any Premier League club sue a match official in the next five years: 16/1 yes; 1/100 no
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