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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 regular three for violent conduct, which the English Football Association deemed insufficient.
However, if he had been unsuccessful, he risked the possibility of the FA extending his punishment for making a frivolous appeal.
Suarez's suspension will begin immediately, meaning he will miss the last four games of this season and the first six of the next.
The Uruguay international has apologized, and been fined by Liverpool, for biting Branislav Ivanovic's upper right arm during Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Sunday.
Despite widespread condemnation of his actions, broadcast live in front ...
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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been banned for 10 matches by the English Football Association for biting an opponent during a Premier League match.
The suspension rules the Uruguay international out for the final four league matches of this campaign and the first six of next season.
The FA said in a statement released Wednesday that an independent panel said the regular suspension...
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was banned for 10 matches by the English Football Association on Wednesday for biting an opponent during a Premier League match, ruling him out for the rest of the season.
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said Suarez and the club were ''shocked and disappointed'' at the punishment.
The FA said in a statement that a three-man independent...
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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...
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!
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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'...
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.
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