Refs urged not to judge Luis Suarez

September 25, 2012
By Press Association
Liverpool duo Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson sprung to the defense of Luis Suarez and urged referees not to judge the striker on the reputation he has gained for diving.

The Uruguay international, who was booked the previous week at Sunderland for such an offense, could have had a penalty in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United after a tackle by Jonny Evans.

However, his appeals were turned down by referee Mark Halsey and both Gerrard and Johnson believe the 25-year-old ...

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