LUIS SUAREZ HIT WITH TEN MATCH BAN

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Sensational news are out claiming that Luis Suarez has been given a 10-game ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.

An FA statement read: “A three-person Independent Regulatory Commission today upheld The FA’s claim that a suspension of three matches was clearly insufficient and the player will serve a further seven first-team matches in addition to the standard three. The suspension begins with immediate effect.
“The Liverpool forward had accepted a charge of violent conduct but had denied The FA’s claim that the standard three-match sanction was insufficient for the offence.
“The incident was not seen by the match officials and has therefore been retrospectively reviewed.
“Suarez has until midday on Friday, 26 April to appeal the additional suspension, above the standard three matches.”
The ban covers their final four games of this season, and the first six games of 2013-14.
LFC managing director Ian Ayre said: “Both the club and player are shocked and disappointed at the severity of today’s Independent Regulatory Commission decision.
“We await the written reasons tomorrow before making any further comment.”
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