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Why is Suarez not up in court?

Published 06/05/2013

LUIS Suarez has decided to acquiesce in the matter of his 10-match ban. Opinions differ as to whether his treatment at the hands of the FA is fair and reasonable. The question is why the matter rests with the FA at all.

Suarez's conduct constitutes assault and should be treated as such.

Why does the law of the land not apply on the sports field?


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