Blissett says Liverpool's Suarez could end up in British courts

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez could end up in the British courts over his alleged race row.

The Sun reports he could follow John Terry into the courts to face a racism charge.

Police are studying the FA's 115-page report on why they banned the Liverpool striker for eight games for his blast at Manchester United's Patrice Evra.

Chelsea and England skipper Terry has been charged with allegedly directing racial abuse at QPR's Anton Ferdinand during a fiery clash in October. He is due in court on February 1.

Now prominent anti-racism campaigner, Luther Blissett, reckons the Kop's Uruguayan star could soon suffer the same fate.

Liverpool have until January 13 to decide whether to appeal against the FA's historic ban and £40,000 fine.

But they risk seeing Suarez's ban increased if disciplinary chiefs believe the Reds do not present a strong enough case for appeal.

Former Watford and AC Milan star Blissett, an ambassador for Show Racism the Red Card, said: "You have to look at supporters who have been found guilty of this sort of thing and people have gone to jail for it.

"You could anticipate the same sort of thing happening to him.

"You look at his profile and people label sportsmen in the public eye as a role model, then it is doubly important they do something about it.

"He should be treated like everyone else. It doesn't matter how much money you have, the law is the law."

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