Barton guided Fleetwood to the League One play-offs last season, but his team lost to Wycombe in the semi-finals and failed to mount a strong promotion push this term.
Former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton charged with causing bodily harm in altercation with Barnsley manager
Barnsley striker Cauley Woodrow claimed in a tweet, which was subsequently deleted, that the incident with Barton had left Stendel with blood pouring from his face
Football League 1 club Barnsley issue formal complaint to FA over Joey Barton's alleged assault of coach Daniel Stendel
Barton is reported to have confronted Stendel in the tunnel following Barnsley's 4-2 victory last Saturday that all but ended Fleetwood's hopes of reaching the play-offs in what is Barton's first season in charge
The defeat at Barnsley all but ended Joey Barton-coached Fleetwood's hopes of making the play-offs — they are 13 points off them and just 15 points to play for.