Barton was charged following an alleged attack on Stendel following a match during last season, reports the Mirror.
Barton, 36, of Widnes, Cheshire, is charged with causing actual bodily harm to Stendel and appeared at Barnsley Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.
The Crown Prosecution Service said Stendel sustained damage to a tooth and required emergency dental treatment that is ongoing. His face allegedly struck a metal pole in the tunnel at Oakwell.
Barton, who denies any involvement, will appear at Sheffield Crown Court on November 6.