February 15th, 2012
11:13 AM ET

Can Liverpool salvage the Suarez saga?

The Luis Suarez race abuse situation has finally been addressed by Liverpool's American owners. (Getty Images)
The Luis Suarez race abuse situation has finally been addressed by Liverpool's American owners. (Getty Images)

Better late than never. That is the nicest thing I can say about Liverpool FC’s efforts to take the right stance regarding the Luis Suarez race row.

If you take a look back at what the English club, its manager and players have said and done ever since Suarez racially abused Patrice Evra in a Premier League match back in October, it is quite simply a PR disaster.

From the initial decision not to apologize to the Manchester United player, to the wearing of t-shirts to support Suarez, to Kenny Dalglish’s insistence on standing up for his player even after he was charged by the English Football Association, they got everything wrong. FULL POST

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