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Topic - Luis Suarez
Bayern Munich received 166 points out of a possible 170 to top this week's Associated Press global soccer poll.
Ninety seconds from elimination last month, El Tri earned the next-to-last berth in the 32-nation field by defeating New Zealand 4-2 Wednesday night for a 9-3 aggregate win in their home-and-home playoff.
Juventus and Real Madrid are at the top of this week's Associated Press global soccer poll. Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo leads the player poll.
Barcelona took first place in the AP global soccer poll Tuesday following its 2-1 win over Real Madrid, and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez earned top player honors.
A spectacular double from Robin van Persie helped Manchester United begin its Premier League title defense with a 4-1 win at Swansea.
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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has decided not to appeal a 10-match ban for biting an opponent during a Premier League game and will serve one of English football's harshest sanctions for on-the-field misbehavior.
A disciplinary panel ruled that a regular three-match ban for violent conduct was "clearly insufficient" and added seven games to the suspension, which rules Suarez out for the rest of the campaign and for the first six matches of next season.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was banned for 10 matches by the English Football Association for biting an opponent during a Premier League match.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was banned for 10 matches by the English Football Association on Wednesday for biting an opponent during a Premier League match, ruling him out for the rest of the season.
The next time Luis Suarez gets the urge to sink his teeth into an opponent, let's hope his victim is someone other than Branislav Ivanovic.
It's turning into a procession for Bayern Munich in the Associated Press global soccer poll.
Liverpool forward Luis Suarez accepted a violent conduct charge from the English Football Association after he bit an opponent.
The governing body on Monday said on its website that "it is The FA’s contention that the standard punishment of three matches that would otherwise apply is clearly insufficient in these circumstances."
In the latest chapter of Luis Suarez's controversial career, the Uruguayan bit the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during Sunday's 2-2 draw in the Premier League and apologized a few hours later.
On Friday, Suarez posted a statement on his website that said he chose not to appeal to avoid giving "the wrong impression."
"I hope that all the people who I have offended at Anfield last Sunday will grant me forgiveness and I again repeat my personal apology to Branislav," Suarez said.