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Luis Suarez will not appeal suspension

Luis Suarez Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Luis Suarez has not appealed the suspension issued to him by an Independent Regulatory Commission.

The FA said in a statement: "Liverpool forward Luis Suarez has not appealed the suspension issued to him by an Independent Regulatory Commission this week.

A three-person Independent Regulatory Commission upheld The FA’s claim that a suspension of three matches was clearly insufficient and the player will now serve a further seven first-team matches in addition to the standard three.

The suspension begins with immediate effect and applies to Liverpool FC’s next ten domestic first-team fixtures.

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