22 Dec 2011

Suarez to appeal ban

11:59 am on 22 December 2011

The Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will appeal against his eight-match suspension and 80 thousand dollar fine for an alleged racist remark against Manchester United's Patrice Evra.

Suarez denies having racially abused Evra and Liverpool reiterated their belief their player is innocent.

The Uruguayan Football Association has offered Suarez and Liverpool whatever backing they need for an appeal.