Barton bailed following arrest

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QPR midfielder Joey Barton has been released from police custody, following his arrest for affray.

The 29-year-old was involved in trouble in the early hours of Monday while on a night out with his girlfriend in Liverpool city centre.

Two men aged 21 and from the Old Swan area of Liverpool were arrested on suspicion of a public order offence at around 5.30am at the scene of the incident, outside Garlands nightclub in the city. But after they were held in custody and questioned, Barton and a 20-year-old man were also arrested on Monday afternoon.

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