No Suarez verdict until next week

A disciplinary hearing into claims that Liverpool striker Suarez

racially abused Manchester United defender Evra during a Premier

League fixture at Anfield in October was opened on Wednesday. It

was suggested that a decision would be made by Thursday. The FA

has, however, announced that the investigation will continue over

the weekend and into next week. “The Independent Regulatory

Commission has confirmed there will be no decision this evening and

will continue working through the weekend,” read a statement

released on the FA’s official website. “There will be no

announcement on any decision before Tuesday 20 December 2011 at the