Liverpool striker Suarez charged by FA

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been charged by the Football Association following allegations of racial abuse.

The Uruguayan was accused of directing racist comments at Manchester United’s Patrice Evra at Anfield in mid-October and has now been charged by the FA despite denying the claims.

"The FA has today charged Liverpool's Luis Suarez following an incident that occurred during the Liverpool versus Manchester United fixture at Anfield on 15 October 2011,” read an FA statement.

"It is alleged that Suarez used abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards Manchester United's Patrice Evra contrary to FA rules.

"It is further alleged that this included a reference to the ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race of Patrice Evra.

"The FA will issue no further comment at this time."

 

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