Barton references Newcastle's famous Halloween 5-1 thrashing of Sunderland.

Joey Barton v Sunderland: 15 infamous times the ex-Newcastle star has tried to wind up SAFC fans and players

Joey Barton has a habit of trying to wind up Sunderland fans over pretty much anything and everything.

Ahead of the Black Cats' trip to Highbury to face Barton's Fleetwood Town we delved into the archives to find some of the one-time England international's funniest moments regarding Newcastle's North East rivals - on everything from Simon Mignolet to Paolo Di Canio.

It is David v Goliath. If youd said 10 years ago that Fleetwood would play Sunderland in the league people would probably have laughed in your face."

1. Barton on facing Sunderland with Fleetwood...

It is David v Goliath. If youd said 10 years ago that Fleetwood would play Sunderland in the league people would probably have laughed in your face."
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Has anybody seen if he is alright? Has anybody checked to see he is all there, if he has had any problems with his mind or lost his senses?

2. Regarding Chris Coleman's decision to take the Sunderland job...

Has anybody seen if he is alright? Has anybody checked to see he is all there, if he has had any problems with his mind or lost his senses?
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I thought he was better than that. He must be getting weighed in to go there and been given guarantees to spend in January."

3. And again after the Welshman's decision take the job on Wearside...

I thought he was better than that. He must be getting weighed in to go there and been given guarantees to spend in January."
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"Are the rumours true about the 5under1and manager playing? #couldgetemptiedout

4. On Twitter before a charity match where he faced Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio...

"Are the rumours true about the 5under1and manager playing? #couldgetemptiedout
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