The Fleetwood Town boss, 36, is accused of physically assaulting Barnsley
coach Daniel Stendel who was left with facial injuries following a fracas in the South Yorkshire club's tunnel, police said.
Barton has "emphatically denied" accusations that he confronted Barnsley
manager Daniel Stendel in the tunnel following the League One match.
The Fleetwood town manager, 36, is due to appear at Barnsley
magistrates court on Wednesday, October 9, following an incident in April.
In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: "A man has been charged following an incident at Barnsley
Football Club in April 2019."Joseph Barton, 36, of Fox Bank Close, Widnes, has been charged with actual bodily harm contrary to section 47 assault and has been bailed to appear before Barnsley
Magistrates Court on Wednesday 9 October 2019."On Saturday 13 April 2019, a man was left with facial injuries after an incident in the club tunnel around 5pm, following the conclusion of Barnsley
's match against Fleetwood Town."The force launched an investigation into the alleged incident in which the controversial Barton is said to have confronted Stendel.
Our League One spies tell us that Barnsley
have been by far the best team in the division this season.
have already beaten Southend twice this season but if they are to complete the hattrick it will have to be done without the man who caused the Essex side so much pain in the first two meetings.
came back into the game and forced Laura Carter into a couple of good saves.
Fletcher spent five productive months on loan at Barnsley
while under contract at previous club Manchester United in the 2015/16 campaign.
Trailing 3-0 from the first leg, the Saddlers were unable to make playoff history and overturn their deficit at Bescot Stadium, with Adam Hammill and Ashley Fletcher scoring in each half to hand Barnsley
a commanding lead.
Everton signed Stones from Barnsley
in January 2013 for an undisclosed fee and turned down a reported offer of PS37million for the England defender from Chelsea during the summer.
But League One side Barnsley
say Moyes had "no part" in the negotiations and is "unequivocally" wrong in what he said.