FIFA rejects Suarez appeal

FIFA has rejected an appeal from Luis Suarez against his four-month worldwide ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini.

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HarryBoulton says...

Why couldn't he just apologise and show some remorse or contrition? Jesus Christ, one would hope he learns a valuable lesson from all this, but history suggests otherwise.

Posted 4:09pm 11th July 2014

gutbukkit (Arsenal) says...

This is good news. It draws a line under the incident and ensures there is no longer any reason for the internet to be clogged with "did he or didn't he?" or "is he or isn't he?" arguments. We already know that he will go to Barcelona in a week or two and so even the Liverpool and United fans will be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy the World Cup Final. Ah, the joys of not worrying about Suarez for a week or two.

Posted 10:18am 11th July 2014

jericho (Leeds United) says...

Lucky he turned up at pre match pre conferences otherwise he wouldn't been looking at 3 times the fine.....!

Posted 9:06am 11th July 2014

hump3. (Ipswich Town) says...

I would suggest that apologising for biting someone would be the 'least' a person can do, not the best. In my august opinion the 'best' thing a person can do is not bite someone in the first place, that, or donate to an orphanage.

Posted 8:58am 11th July 2014

avspitfire (Liverpool) says...

How long has Lionel Hutz been working for the Uruguayan FA?

Posted 7:47am 11th July 2014

Synergy says...

Cue 500 Liverpool fans telling us how a bite is harmless and sliding tackles are the real danger in the game and another 100 explaining to us how this is a conspiracy against Pool.

Off course all those same fans will call him names once he leaves for Barca.

Posted 6:47am 11th July 2014

shagwa (Chelsea) says...

My favourite part is his promise never to bite anyone again. I love that he (or anyone for that matter) has felt compelled to assure people of that. I'm hoping (now that he looks to be going to Barca) Liverpool fans can start seeing the humour in the absurdity of the whole situation.

Posted 2:06am 11th July 2014

fashy (Tottenham Hotspur) says...

I really hope he isn't getting paid during the ban.

Posted 9:55pm 10th July 2014

.popularpete (Arsenal) says...

Alexis Sanchez has joined Arsenal. He didn't want to go to Liverpool. Bright Guy.

Posted 9:37pm 10th July 2014

crow says...

If suarez had first apologised to everyone after the game and before the first hearing and the Uruguay FA to have said that the player did wrong instead of accusing every Tom, Dick and Harry of having a vendetta against him and the country then maybe he won't have much to moan about. Personally I think he got off lightly. Do FIFA trump UEFA? Playing devils advocate what if UEFA said Suarez could play in the Chapions League or the Europa, could FIFA stop it?

Posted 8:37pm 10th July 2014

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