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Pedersen ready to ´laugh off´ Barton punch

Norway's Morten Gamst Pedersen has insisted he has no outstanding problems with Joey Barton after the Newcastle midfielder apologised for punching him last week.

Barton, now serving a three-game ban for striking Pedersen in the stomach during Blackburn Rovers' 2-1 victory at Newcastle's St James' Park.

It was the latest in a series of incidents, both on and off the field, where a lack of composure has got Barton into trouble.

But Pedersen welcomed both the 28-year-old Englisman's public expression if regret and personal apology, which was left on the Rovers man's answering machine.

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karim4392d ago

Great atitude from Pedersen

kulka4392d ago

he wont laugh if he gets hit again :P