By Adam Shergold for MailOnline
Published: 14:27 GMT, 5 January 2021 | Updated: 14:28 GMT, 5 January 2021
Joey Barton has admitted he 'didn't always get it right' but has vowed to 'keep getting better' following his acrimonious sacking by Fleetwood Town.
The 38-year-old was dismissed by the League One club on Monday in the wake of a dressing room bust-up with striker Ched Evans.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
As revealed by Sportsmail, Barton took exception to a comedy skit performed by Evans at a team meeting and the pair got into a heated row following last month's 1-0 defeat at Swindon Town.
Joey Barton has broken his silence following his sacking as Fleetwood Town manager
Barton and Ched Evans came to blows in a dressing room altercation that led to his sacking
Barton declared later that Evans had no future at Fleetwood and the 32-year-old was suspended. But it was Barton who got the boot this week after two-and-a-half years in charge.
In a statement released via the League Managers' Association, Barton thanked Fleetwood chairman Andy Pilley, his coaching staff and the players as well as the fans for their 'patience' but made no reference to the incident with Evans.
Barton said: 'First of all I would like to thank the chairman Andy Pilley for the opportunity to manage Fleetwood Town. I have enjoyed every minute of my