Suarez strike settles Clasico

Mar 23, 2015

Suarez strike settles Clasico

Luis Suarez scored the winning goal to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over title rival Real Madrid on Sunday in a back-and-forth “Clasico” between the Spanish League’s main title rivals. Suarez broke free from Madrid’s defense to restore Barcelona’s lead in the 56th minute, ...

| Aug 22, 2014

Tan's revenge spells end for Mackay


If revenge is a dish best served cold, Vincent Tan’s retribution on his former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay came straight from the freezer. The Cardiff owner effectively ended Mackay’s career in football after a series of events straight out of the Sopranos. The ...

Suarez welcomes fresh start with Barcelona

Jul 11, 2014

Suarez welcomes fresh start with Barcelona

Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting ban is over. Suarez will travel to Barcelona next week for a medical and to sign a ...

FIFA came down hard on Suarez for his lack of remorse

Jun 29, 2014

FIFA came down hard on Suarez for his lack of remorse

FIFA opted to punish Luis Suarez heavily for biting an opponent in a World Cup match because the Uruguayan showed no remorse for the incident and previous bans had not changed his behavior, according to an internal FIFA document. Suarez was hit on Thursday ...

Soccer reacts to Suarez ruling

Jun 28, 2014

Soccer reacts to Suarez ruling

The players’ union and soccer’s governing body agree on one thing in the wake of the heavy ban imposed on Luis Suarez for his third biting incident: the Uruguay and Liverpool striker needs help. Suarez returned to Montevideo early Friday, arriving too late to ...

Jun 27, 2014

Chiellini says Suarez ban 'excessive'

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini has said the ban FIFA handed down to Luis Suarez is “excessive” and that he feels no anger toward the controversial Uruguay striker. Suarez was given the longest sanction imposed at a World Cup by soccer’s governing body on Thursday, ...

Jun 26, 2014

FIFA gives Suarez four-month ban for biting opponent

FIFA on Thursday banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all soccer activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, ruling him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season. The ban also ...

Suarez double helps Uruguay push England to brink

Jun 20, 2014

Suarez double helps Uruguay push England to brink

Dropping to the turf on the left knee that was surgically repaired less than a month ago, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was euphoric. Scoring a second goal against England sealed a 2-1 win on Thursday to revive Uruguay’s World Cup campaign and cap a ...

May 22, 2014

Uruguay's Suarez awaits knee surgery

The Uruguayan soccer federation said striker Luis Suarez will have knee surgery on Thursday, and will still be ready to play at the World Cup next month. Suarez practiced on Wednesday and then underwent an exam after complaining about knee pain. Uruguay’s head of ...

Liverpool squanders three-goal lead, title hopes vanish

May 6, 2014

Liverpool squanders three-goal lead, title hopes vanish

Luis Suarez dropped into a crouch after the final whistle and sobbed, his chest heaving, until Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard walked over, pulled him up and tried to console him. The star forward pulled his jersey over his face, not wanting the world to ...

Jan 11, 2014

Suarez vows to steer clear of trouble

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists he has finally learned how to keep his explosive temper and cynical instincts under control. Suarez has played a key role in Liverpool’s emergence as surprise contenders for the Premier League title this season after surviving one of the ...