In the senselessness that is Joey Barton, the greatest tragedy is his thinking Twitter is some sort of substitute for actual therapy.
Barton receives a 12 match ban for going berserk on the Premiership's last day after Carlos Tevez elbowed him. In addition he's lighter by £75,000.
The FA increased the suspension after they decided to charge him for attempting to headbutt Vincent Kompany which Barton denies while accepting hacking Sergio Aguero. Can't imagine a sweeter payback to the antics that got Gervinho thrown out when Arsenal met Newcastle in the very first match of the season.
No Twitter response to the match ban from Barton as yet but before the announcement there was this: " We are all just travellers passing on a journey." His QPR career could be at an end. Time to move on.
Here is a chronology of Barton's trail of mayhem >>