Suarez won’t appeal 10-match ban for biting arm

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They believe Suarez was treated harshly by the FA because of his past disciplinary record. Along with biting a player in 2010, Suarez was suspended eight games for racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra in 2011.

However, the independent panel stressed that it “did not take into consideration any previous disciplinary records of Mr. Suarez and considered the offense in isolation.”

“We are all disappointed at the severity of the punishment and in particular the differing standards that have been applied across various previous incidents,” Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said in a club statement.

Luis is an important member of our team and nothing has changed in that regard. We are committed to helping him improve his conduct and he will be given our full support.”

Rodgers added in the statement that the club had to “move on and support Luis in his decision.”

Cameron believes the punishment fits the behavior on the field.

“I’ve read in some newspapers, who think somehow this isn’t serious,” Cameron said. “I think it is serious, when we’re trying to bring up our children properly, they do see football players as role models.”

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