Yes, you read the title right. The News Desk has had to write some pretty daft stuff over the years but this one is right up there with the worst of ‘em. Despite the inconclusive and wholly dodgy “evidence” that has come to light along with the release of the full documentation on the matter by the FA, the club has decided not to appeal the 8 match ban handed down to Luis Suarez in his now closed racism row. The club and its supporters have whole heartedly thrown their support behind the embattled Uruguayan striker during this ordeal and in a statement on the clubs website he’s shown his gratitude for it while continuing to vehemently deny the charge levied against him. A strongly worded statement from the club has also been posted which once again pokes massive holes in the arguments used to convict their star player in what amounts to a one word against another battle royale. A raft of dissenting voices have echoed support for the striker and condemnation of the FA decision with Kenny Dalglish in particular being a vocal supporter of our boy. Although no player is bigger than the club, it now appears that the clubs image to a media which does whatever it can to stir controversy and a pedantic Football Association who’s disinterested in actual facts is more important than the character of an innocent man.
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