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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was banned for 10 matches for biting Chelsea's Branislav to act as a deterrent to further such "deplorable behavior", an Football Association Regulatory Commission ruled.
The Uruguay international was handed a lengthy suspension for the incident, missed by referee Kevin Friend but subsequently reviewed using television evidence, in last weekend's 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Suarez decided not to appeal against the sanction , seven matches more than the statutory ban for violent conduct, having read the reasons of the panel which have now been made public.
"We believe it is our duty to discourage any players at any level from acting in such a deplorable manner or attempting to copy what they had seen on the television," said the report.
"The incident of biting an opponent is alien to football and must remain so."
The panel also stated that Suarez had failed to "fully appreciate the gravity and seriousness of this...
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Luis Suarez has accepted his 10-match ban imposed for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, the Football Association has announced.
The Liverpool striker had been given two days to decide whether to appeal against the sanction imposed after the incident during the 2-2 draw at Anfield on Sunday but has not done so.
It means the Uruguay international will miss Liverpool's...
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will serve a 10-match ban for biting an opponent during a Premier League game after deciding Friday not to appeal one of English football's harshest sanctions for on-the-field misbehavior.
Suarez, one of the league's most high-profile players, could have lodged an appeal against the decision of an independent panel to add seven games to the...
Aggrieved at the severity of Luis Suarez's 10-match ban for biting an opponent, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers launched a robust defense of the striker Thursday and said the punishment was given ''against the man rather than the incident.''
Suarez was hit with one of English football's longest suspensions for on-pitch misbehavior after biting Branislav...
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez's 10-game ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has attracted differing reactions on Twitter.
Here TEAMtalk carries comments on how the ban has been received.
Joseph Barton @Joey7Barton: Think its a fair ban for Suarez. Mine was 2 longer and deservedly so in my eyes. Liverpool and the player, shouldn't appeal. Its a fair ban!
Liverpool showed it has plenty of attacking options even without Luis Suarez by routing Newcastle 6-0 in the Premier League on Saturday as the striker started a 10-match ban for biting an opponent.
Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson each scored twice, while Daniel Agger and Fabio Borini also found the net in a dazzling display that shifted the spotlight away from the club'...
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Brendan Rodgers is focusing on Luis Suarez's rehabilitation while Liverpool decide whether to appeal against his 10-match ban for biting.
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The Northern Irishman, speaking before the...
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