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
Fleetwood Town manager Joey Barton 'emphatically' denies involvement in post-game bust-up with Barnsley's Daniel Stendel
Barnsley announced on Tuesday that they had lodged formal complaints against Barton with both the English Football League and the Football Association over the alleged incident
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.
Joey Barton will take over as the manager of Fleetwood Town on 2 June when his suspension for breaking Football Association betting rules expires.
Jamie Vardy will be fit to play for Leicester in a clash of the past two Premier League champions when they visit Chelsea