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Liverpool's Luis Suarez banned

Updated: December 20, 2011, 10:31 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been suspended for eight matches and fined $62,000 after being found guilty of directing a racial insult at Manchester United defender Patrice Evra.

An English Football Association panel decided Tuesday that Evra's allegations had been proven.

Evra, who is black, said Suarez referred to his race while insulting him during United's Premier League match at Liverpool on Oct. 15.

Evra, who is French and of Senegalese descent, was ...

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