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FA To Muzzle Suarez Starting With Newcastle

8 years ago
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For once the FA have shown a bit of urgency in dealing with the mental behaviour of Luis Suarez.

While you might say that they had no choice after a worldwide audience saw the Liverpool striker sink his teeth into Ivanovic, after the Haidara fiasco at Wigan you couldn’t assume anything.

Luis Suarez pictured earlier today

The good news is that his case will be looked at this Wednesday and with Liverpool forcing Suarez to apologise already, a guilty verdict can be taken as read and hopefully Liverpool’s attempts to mitigate the punishment won’t be successful.

This is the official FA statement;

“The FA has charged Liverpool forward Luis Suarez with violent conduct.

The charge follows an incident with Chelsea’s Branislav Inanovic in yesterday’s fixture at Anfield.

The incident was not seen by the match officials and has therefore been retrospectively reviewed.

It’s alleged that the conduct of Luis Suarez constitutes violent conduct and it is The FA’s contention that the standard punishment of three matches that would otherwise apply is clearly insufficient in these circumstances.

Suarez has until 6pm on Tuesday 23 April to respond to the charge, thereafter an independent disciplinary commission will be convened this Wednesday 24 April.”

Suarez has already done the exact same thing in Holland when he bit a PSV player when playing for Ajax. He received a seven match ban for that offence and incredibly Liverpool bought him while suspended for that shocking offence.

Of course Suarez has also served an eight match ban for racially abusing Manchester United’s Evra while at Liverpool.

The bare minimum punishment must surely be a seven match ban but with his number of offences growing I think there is surely an overwhelming case for something far longer.

Plus of course it should be a no-brainer that Sarez must wear a muzzle whenever he steps onto a football pitch again.

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