Ferguson empathises with Liverpool

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.

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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

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Luis Suarez denied winning goal in Merseyside derby

Liverpool's Luis Suarez scores late in the game but the goal is disallowed for offside Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Liverpool's Luis Suarez was controversially denied a goal in injury-time meaning that Liverpool had to settle for a Merseyside derby draw with Everton.

Suarez fired the ball into the back of the net with just minutes left only to see his effort ruled out by the assistant referee, who adjudged him offside.

Television replays immediately showed the former Ajax striker was onside for what would have been his hat-trick.

Read the full report on the ITV Granada website.

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