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Luis Suarez 6pm deadline to respond to FA charge

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.

Liverpool's Luis Suarez is seen in Liverpool on Monday
Liverpool's Luis Suarez seen in Liverpool on Monday Credit: Press Association

Luis Suarez fined by Liverpool over biting incident

Luis Suarez has admitted on Twitter that Liverpool fined him over the biting incident, adding that he requested that the money be donated to the Hillsborough Family Support Group.

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1/2 For my unacceptable behaviour yesterday the club has fined me today, I have asked the club to donate the money to...

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2/2 ...to the Hillsborough Family Support Group for the inconvenience I have created to the Liverpool fans and to Ivanovic.

Read: Liverpool manager: Owners to discuss Suarez 'bite'

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Suarez bite 'not befitting of any player' in a Liverpool shirt

Liverpool Football Club has responded to the incident, in which striker Luis Suarez appeared to bite Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during their Premier League match at Anfield.

The club's managing director Ian Ayre commented:

Luis has made an unreserved apology for his actions today. His behaviour is not befitting of any player wearing a Liverpool shirt and Luis is aware that he has let himself and everyone associated with the club down. We will deal with the matter internally and await any action from the FA.

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Ex-Liverpool manager: Suarez 'bite is embarrassing'

Former Liverpool player and manager Graeme Souness has labelled Luis Suarez's apparent bite on Branislav Ivanovic during Liverpool's clash with Chelsea today as "embarrassing" and believes the Uruguayan is now in the "last chance saloon" as a Reds player.

Former Liverpool player and manager Graeme Souness. Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

For more on his comments, go to ITV Sport.

Liverpool's Suarez faces FA probe after 'bite' incident

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has appeared to try and bite Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during the Barclays Premier League match at Anfield.

The Football Association has said it will review the match footage.

Liverpool's Luis Suarez (right) and Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic (left) on the ground after Suarez appeared to bite Ivanovic. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

For more on this story, go to ITV Sport.

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