Found December 31, 2011 on Balls, Gamers and Scoundrels:
Suarez and Evra during their not-so-"friendly" encounter.I’m not well versed enough in European soccer to tell you much of anything about Patrice Evra, a talented Frenchman who plays fullback for Manchester United, or Liverpool’s Luis Suarez of Uruguay, the team’s most dangerous forwards. Both men represented their countries in last year’s World Cup. They even faced off in a friendly that resulted in a 0-0 tie. (Evra captained the French squad until he was stripped of it after leading a controversial player revolt that became the hallmark of the team’s much-chronicled meltdown.) On October 15, the two men crossed shins once again at a Premier League friendly and this time it wasn’t very, well, friendly at all. Suarez was recently suspended for eight games for, in part, using the term “negro” (or the Spanish equivalent) during an on-the-field confrontation during that game. That was revealed in a 155-page report conducted by an independent commission that detailed the whos...

FA report: Suarez kept using 'Negro'

A report by soccer authorities says Liverpool's Luis Suarez called Manchester United's Patrice Evra a ''Negro'' seven times in the incident that led to his ban for eight matches. The report by an independent commission from the English Football Association was published Saturday. It says that when Evra asked Suarez during the October game why he had been...

Reds urged to change stance

Suarez was recently found guilty of racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra in a match on October 15 and banned for eight matches. On Saturday, the Football Association published a 115-page report listing the reasons behind the judgment of an independent commission, in which they said Suarez had used the words "negro" or "negros" seven times in...

Suarez evidence 'unreliable, inconsistent'

Luis Suarez gave "unreliable" and "inconsistent" evidence to the commission investigating claims that he racially abused Patrice Evra, according to the full written reasons of the independent regulatory commission. The FA released a 115-page document on its website on Saturday evening which goes into detail of the case and the conversation the two players had...

Pereira slams Evra over race row

Porto left-back Alvaro Pereira has chastised Manchester United defender Patrice Evra, accusing the Frenchman of not being proud of his...

Fa Release Suarez Powderkeg: Liverpool Striker’s Evidence Unreliable, Incredible

Liverpool Manchester UnitedThe English FA have released details of the case made against Liverpool striker Luis Suarez over his alleged racial abuse of Manchester United defender Patrice more

Liverpool respond to Suarez report

Liverpool are considering their response after receiving a report outlining the reasons for Luis Suarez’s for eight-match ban. The Uruguayan...

FA report: Suarez used 'negro' regarding Evra

A report by soccer authorities says Liverpool's Luis Suarez called Manchester United's Patrice Evra a "Negro" seven times in the incident that led to his ban for eight matches.

Anti-racism group slams Liverpool's Suarez backing

LONDON (AP) -A campaign group against racism in football says Liverpool's global reputation is being sullied as the club maintains its backing of Luis Suarez despite his suspension for racially abusing an opponent.

Arsenal legend Bob Wilson believes loan signing of Thierry Henry would be 'a great thing' & backs striker to inspire Robin van Persie (

The 70-year-old believes that Liverpool legends such as Paisley, Shankly and Fagan would not have agreed with the club's stance in support of Luis Suarez over his eight-match ban
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