dinsdag 6 december 2011

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez's hand gesture looked at by FA

Suarez raised the middle finger on his left hand he left the pitch.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez at Fulham on Monday

The Football Association is reviewing a hand gesture made by Liverpool striker Luis Suarez after the 1-0 defeat at Fulham.

Suarez raised the middle finger of his left hand he left to the Craven Cottage pitch on Monday.

Reds boss Kenny Dalglish said: "I have not seen the picture. If [it] is true then I've to make the Decision."

Also Uruguay international Suarez is facing an FA racism charge.

That stems from an incident During Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Manchester United in October That led to defend French Patrice Evra That Suarez alleging racially abused him.

The FA is yet to receive the referee's report from the Fulham game, or any complaints about the incident Involving Suarez.

Meanwhile, Dalglish said it was "scandalous" that had some Fulham fans chanted "cheat" at Suarez During the match in London.

The Scot Defended home supporters after the striker had barracked the player is going down too Easily in an attempt to win the penalty.

Dalglish's post-match interview
Aimed at the taunts of Suarez, Dalglish said: "I would like to see That you write in the paper because you would be in a bit of trouble as well. It is about time he got a wee bit of protection."

Also Considering Dalglish is appealing against Jay Spearing's controversial second-half red card.

The midfielder was sent off after fouling striker Moussa Dembele with his follow-through after the tackle, having initially won the ball.

Dalglish said: "Jay will be upset, but we will have a little look and see Whether it is worthwhile appealing.

"I think you need to ask the referees what is the Interpretation."

Spearing was shown a straight red card by referee Kevin Friend after 71 minutes, with the score at 0-0, before Clint Dempsey's late winner sealed victory for Fulham to move Them 13th in the league.

Dalglish added: "It is frustrating because nobody tells us what is the level of acceptance. Jay had no other thought on his mind other than to win the ball - and he did win it.

"I am not a referee. Sometimes They Have Been Given, Sometimes They have not. As Long As They Are consistent, there is no problem."

A series of Decisions Went against Liverpool. Charlie Adam was denied a penalty after Being Brought down by Philippe Senderos, while Suarez Had a strike disallowed for offside.

Discussing the game, Dalglish said: "It could have gone Either way but I do not think we Were going to get anything tonight, Were We?

"The goal Luis Suarez scored That Was Ruled offside Could Have Gone Either Way. Charlie Adam Could have got a penalty When he was pulled down on the edge of the box.

"Tonight Was not as well as we've been playing, but it was enough to have won the game. We never got the luck but we have just got to brush ourselves off and get on with it."


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