Sir Alex Ferguson believes Liverpool were wise not to try to head off a lengthy ban for Luis Suarez by imposing one of their own.
Luis Suarez has accepted his 10-match ban imposed for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic, the Football Association has announced.
David Cameron says it was right that "tough penalties" should be handed out for violent behaviour on the football pitch
Luis Suarez has released a statement via Facebook and Twitter accepting the 10-match ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic.
"I acknowledge that my actions were not acceptable on the football pitch so I do not want to give the wrong impression to people by making an appeal,"
Liverpool have decide not to appeal against a10-match ban for striker Luis Suarez.
The Uruguayan striker was given the suspension for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during last Sunday's Premier League match.
David Cameron said his own intervention in Luis Suarez's 10 match ban for biting an opponent was merely that of a "concerned father" and added that the player's punishment was a matter for the Football Association.
The Prime Minister said earlier this week: "I think it would be very understandable if (the panel) took into account the fact that high-profile players are often role models."
The FA stated the standard three-match ban for violent conduct was "clearly insufficient" in Suarez's case when announcing he had been charged.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers claimed that that remarks from both Cameron and the FAhad affected the impartiality of the independent panel hearing his case.
Mr Cameron told BBC Radio Five Live this morning: "I made my own views clear just as a dad watching the game. I've got a seven-year-old son who just loves watching football and when players behave like this it just sets the most appalling example to young people in our country."
Pressed on whether a 10-match ban was appropriate for the offence, he added: "That's up to the FA, it's not my decision."
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said the club was "shocked and disappointed" by the "severity" of the FA's decision.
Liverpool's Luis Suarez has been given a 10-game ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, the Football Association has confirmed.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has until 6pm this evening to respond to the FA's charge of violent conduct. The charge follows Suarez biting Chelsea player Branislav Ivanovic on Sunday at Anfield.
The FA confirmed the charge on Monday, saying in a statement the incident was not seen by the match officials and has therefore has to be reviewed afterwards. The FA says the normal three match ban will be insufficient and they will convene an Independent Regulatory Commission on Wednesday.