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A Luis Suarez hat-trick earned Liverpool a 3-0 win against Norwich City in the English Premier League on Saturday to give the Merseysiders a boost ahead of next weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea.

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Handshake between Terry and Ferdinand canceled by Premier Leagueupdated: Thu Apr 26 2012 18:15:00

The English Premier League has decided to dispense with the traditional pre-match handshakes before Sunday's clash between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers due to the legal case involving John Terry and Anton Ferdinand.

SI.com: Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Sat Apr 07 2012 14:08:00

Five things we learned in Barclays Premier League action Saturday:

SI.com: Ben Lyttleton: Bryan Ruiz's success at Fulham sheds soccer stereotypesupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 17:41:00

It usually goes one of two ways when a Premier League club signs a forward previously prolific in Holland: He could be a bust, like Mateja Kezman and Afonso Alves, or a hit, like Ruud van Nistelrooy and Luis Suarez. The path is a well-trodden one. In the last 20 years, only three forwards who top-scored in the Eredivisie have not played in England (Nikos Machlas, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who may yet end up in the Premier League, and Bjorn Vleminckx, last season's top scorer).

SI.com: Peter Berlin: Van Persie comes up clutch as Arsenal steals victory from Liverpoolupdated: Sat Mar 03 2012 19:57:00

Five things we learned in Barclays Premier League action Saturday:

Suarez on target as Liverpool make FA Cup last eightupdated: Sun Feb 19 2012 18:41:00

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez scored for the first time since returning from his ban for racially abusing a fellow player as Liverpool moved into the last eight of the English FA Cup with a 6-1 win over Brighton.

Suarez saga a PR nightmare for Liverpoolupdated: Sun Feb 19 2012 18:41:00

Senior Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl is surprised at how Liverpool FC has handled the Suarez case.

Wahl: Suarez saga is harming Liverpool's global brandupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 07:26:00

The apologies issued by Luis Suarez and Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish on Sunday are a sign that the English club's American owners are finally stepping in to sort out a situation that has festered for too long, says a leading U.S. sports writer.

Liverpool's Suarez apologizes for Evra handshake snubupdated: Sun Feb 12 2012 11:43:00

Liverpool striker Luiz Suarez apologized Sunday for refusing to shake hands with Manchester United's Patrice Evra before the start of an English Premier League match.

Suarez snubs Evra handshake as Utd go topupdated: Sat Feb 11 2012 14:34:00

Manchester United went top of the English Premier League on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford, but it was Luis Suarez who grabbed the headlines again.

Alex Ferguson: 'Racism still exists'updated: Sat Feb 11 2012 14:34:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto talks football with legendary manager Alex Ferguson.

Ferguson: Football must stop racism updated: Wed Feb 08 2012 08:06:00

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has told CNN that football must eradicate all forms of racism, following recent high-profile incidents in England which have brought the matter back into sharp focus.

Suarez fails to inspire as Liverpool are held by Tottenhamupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 18:47:00

Luis Suarez returned to Liverpool colors after an eight-game ban but the Uruguay striker couldn't transform his side's home fortunes as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Tottenham in the English Premier League.

England football captain Terry enters not guilty plea in racism caseupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 06:32:00

England soccer captain John Terry, who is accused of racially abusing another player during a match, will go on trial July 9 after his lawyers entered a plea of not guilty in a London Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

FIFA President denies racism in footballupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 12:04:00

FIFA President Sepp Blatter on past corruption scandals, reforms, Brazil's World Cup preparations and racism in football.

Arrest spotlights racism concerns in English soccerupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 12:04:00

Police in England arrested a man Saturday on suspicion of making a racially abusive gesture at a high-profile soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United earlier that day, they said Sunday.

Anti-racism chief wants Liverpool actionupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 05:03:00

The head of a football anti-racism group has called for the English Football Association to charge Liverpool with bringing the game into disrepute over the club's response to Luis Suarez's eight-match ban for using racist language at Patrice Evra.

Manchester City extend lead at top of English Premier League updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 04:40:00

Manchester City moved three points clear at the top of the English Premier League with a convincing 3-0 home win over sixth-placed Liverpool on Tuesday.

Liverpool decide against Suarez appeal in race abuse ban updated: Tue Jan 03 2012 15:47:00

Liverpool will not be appealing the eight-game ban for their Uruguay international striker Luis Suarez, the English Premier League club said Tuesday.

Suarez gave 'unreliable' evidence to racial abuse hearing, says FA reportupdated: Sun Jan 01 2012 08:16:00

Liverpool's Uruguay international striker Luis Suarez has been accused of giving "unreliable" and "inconsistent" evidence to the disciplinary panel which banned him for eight-games for alleged racial abuse of Manchester United's Patrice Evra.

Controversial Dutch Cup tie between AZ and Ajax to be replayed behind closed doorsupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 09:40:00

The Dutch Cup tie abandoned last week after a fan ran on to the pitch to attack AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado will be replayed on January 19 behind closed doors, the Netherlands football federation (KNVB) said Wednesday.

Brand expert on how to control damagesupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 10:18:00

Ray Rudowski, Regional Director of Crisis Planning at Edelman, on how to control brand damages in sports

Dalglish defends players over t-shirtsupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 10:18:00

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has defended his side's decision to wear t-shirts in support of teammate Luis Suarez, despite the striker being found guilty of using racist language by the English Football Association.

Manchester clubs move clear in EPL as Liverpool lose groundupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 17:41:00

The Manchester clubs City and United moved further ahead in England's Premier League on Wednesday, while Luis Suarez's Liverpool lost ground on the leaders after dropping points at Wigan.

Racism row: Does Suarez need educating?updated: Wed Dec 21 2011 16:29:00

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez "needs education" after continuing to protest his innocence despite being punished for racial abuse, according to a former English player.

England soccer captain Terry charged with racismupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 16:29:00

England soccer captain John Terry will be charged with racially abusing another player, the UK's Crown Prosecution Service said Wednesday.

Sepp Blatter talks racism in footballupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 14:24:00

FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks to CNN's Pedro Pinto about racism in football.

One word with many meanings translates into sports controversyupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 14:24:00

A racially-charged word with many meanings may be at the root of a dispute between two sports rivals that reaches far beyond the soccer field, analysts say.

Liverpool's Suarez fined, suspended over racist remarksupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 12:30:00

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been found guilty of racially abusing a Manchester United player in October, the English Football Association announced on Tuesday.

SI.com: Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 15:54:00

Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League.

UK prosecutors considering Terry racism allegationsupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 16:29:00

Britain's Crown Prosecution Service is considering whether to charge England international footballer John Terry with racist abuse after receiving a full police file on the Chelsea captain.

Sepp Blatter under pressure to step downupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 22:44:00

The chief executive of the Professional Footballers Association discusses calls for Sepp Blatter to step down from FIFA.

FA charge Liverpool's Suarez over alleged racial slurupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 16:27:00

Liverpool's Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has been charged by the English Football Association (FA) with making racist remarks towards a fellow player.

Soccer and racism: Controversies from 2011 updated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:59:00

The recent incident involving Chelsea and England captain John Terry and Queens Park Rangers' Anton Ferdinand has seen the issue of racism in football dominate the headlines.

Arsenal seal thrilling win against Chelsea updated: Sat Oct 29 2011 14:52:00

A Robin van Persie hat-trick earned Arsenal a thrilling 5-3 win over their west London rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the English Premier League on Saturday.

SI.com: Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Sat Oct 22 2011 16:52:00

Five thoughts from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League:

SI.com: Ben Lyttleton: After torrid World Cup, Evra embroiled in controversy yet againupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 10:51:00

The joke in Manchester is that Patrice Evra is passionate, but not as passionate as his father, because the Manchester United defender has 24 brothers and sisters. Evra's passion was seen in three separate incidents during last week's 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Anfield, none of which covered United's captain for the day in glory, and the last of which could have long-lasting consequences.

Man Utd's Evra to pursue racism claim against Liverpool's Suarezupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 16:54:00

France international footballer Patrice Evra is determined to follow up his complaint of racism against Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, according to his club manager.

SI.com: Ben Lyttleton: Comolli helps to guide the statistical revolution at Liverpoolupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 12:21:00

This Saturday will mark the anniversary of Fenway Sports Group's takeover of Liverpool and it comes just a few days after UK magazine FourFourTwo published its annual Football Rich List. The magazine ranked FSG owner John W Henry at 20th in the list, and calculated that each Premier League point Liverpool had earned since the purchase has cost Henry a whopping £7.5 million ($11.7M). (The team it beat last week, local rivals Everton, comes in at £48,000 per point, given that owner Bill Kenwright paid £20M for it in 2004.)

Aguero injury mars Manchester City's perfect responseupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 13:58:00

Manchester City shrugged off the Carlos Tevez controversy to stay in contention for the English Premier League lead with a 4-0 rout of struggling Blackburn on Saturday.

Theo Walcott?s quick fire questionsupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 13:58:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto asks Arsenal forward Theo Walcott quick fire questions.

Arsenal sign South Korean star Park from Monacoupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 17:33:00

Arsenal clinched the signing of South Korea striker Chu Young Park and were linked with several big money moves as transfer deadline day loomed Tuesday.

SI.com: Peter Berlin: Five things we learned about the Premier Leagueupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 16:39:00

Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League:

Late Liverpool goals sink Arsenal at the Emiratesupdated: Sat Aug 20 2011 15:44:00

Liverpool won the first heavyweight clash of the English Premier League season as an Aaron Ramsey own goal and a late strike from substitute Luis Suarez gave Kenny Dalglish's men a 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium Saturday.

SI.com: Tim Vickery: Can Uruguay keep momentum, is Paraguay in for bumpy road, more Copa America questionsupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 12:07:00

Going into the Copa America, we posed questions about the campaigns of the 10 South American sides. Now that the 43rd Copa America is history, we look back to find out if the tournament came up with the answers. (Listed from winners down to the teams eliminated in the group phase)

SI.com: Jonathan Wilson: Uruguay's dominance caps Copa America filled with drama, surprisesupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 16:20:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- One figure has dominated this Copa America. The shadow of Sergio Markarian, the balding, bespectacled Peru coach who had such an influence on the philosophy of the sides who finished first, second and third, lurked in the background, but the man of the tournament was the tall, grey-haired figure with the limp who calmly wandered around shaking hands and exchanging hugs at fulltime in the final, as his players cavorted in one great mass of celebration.

Forlan punishes Paraguay as Uruguay make Copa America historyupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 05:31:00

Diego Forlan grabbed two goals as Uruguay thrashed Paraguay 3-0 in Buenos Aires to secure a record 15th Copa America title.

Uruguay seal spot in Copa America finalupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 06:49:00

A second-half brace from striker Luis Suarez secured Uruguay a 2-0 win over Peru and a place in the 2011 Copa America final.

SI.com: Jonathan Wilson: Believe it: Argentina's trophy drought continues with Copa defeatupdated: Sun Jul 17 2011 10:34:00

SANTA FE, Argentina -- As Martin Caceres' penalty soared into the top corner and confirmed Uruguay's passage to a fifth successive Copa America semifinal, a sense of disbelief fell over the Estadio Estanislau Lopez.

Suarez rescues draw for Uruguay, Chile recover to winupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 10:00:00

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez scored in the closing moments of the first half to secure a 1-1 draw for Oscar Taberez's side against Peru in their opening match of the 2011 Copa America.

SI.com: Jonathan Wilson: Copa America Group C previewupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 13:29:00

A look at the teams in Group C and their projected order of finish:

SI.com: Tim Vickery: Uruguay's forwards could lead La Celeste to Copa America gloryupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 09:29:00

Four years ago, in the opening game of the last Copa America, Uruguay went down 3-0 to Peru. Panic stations!

Arsenal beat Manchester United to open up English title raceupdated: Mon May 02 2011 04:46:00

Aaron Ramsey scored the only goal of the match in the second half as Arsenal beat leaders Manchester United at the Emirates Sunday to blow the English title race wide open.

SI.com: Jen Chang: Holden's injury muddles midfield picture for U.S.updated: Mon Mar 21 2011 14:59:00

Five thoughts coming off the weekend action around the world:

Brazilian magic lifts Chelsea above City; Liverpool beat Sunderlandupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 07:10:00

Late goals from Brazilian duo David Luiz and Ramires gave Chelsea a 2-0 home win over Manchester City in the English Premier League on Sunday.

Villarreal come from behind to beat Bayer Leverkusen; Liverpool loseupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 17:40:00

An injury-time goal from substitute Nilmar secured Villarreal a 3-2 at Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their last-16 Europa League tie on Thursday.

Kuyt hat-trick sends Man United crashing to defeatupdated: Sun Mar 06 2011 13:19:00

English Premier League leaders Manchester United crashed to their second defeat in a week as Dirk Kuyt's first-ever Liverpool hat-trick earned them a comfortable 3-1 victory at Anfield.

SI.com: Tim Vickery: Expect Suarez to make a speedy adjustment to the Premier Leagueupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 09:20:00

Before Diego Forlan, Luis Suarez and company fired Uruguay into the semifinals of last year's World Cup, many people had forgotten (or never knew) that this little South American country with a population of under 3.5 million has an extraordinary soccer tradition.

Manchester City held at Birmingham; Suarez scores on Liverpool debutupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 18:18:00

Manchester City's English title bid suffered a blow on Wednesday as lowly Birmingham twice came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw.

Liverpool seal deal for Ajax striker Suarezupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 14:25:00

English Premier League club Liverpool have agreed a $36 million deal with Ajax for Uruguay striker Luis Suarez.

Suarez banned for biting opponent; Real duo face UEFA probeupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 13:31:00

Uruguay's controversial World Cup star Luis Suarez has been given a seven-match suspension after being found guilty of biting an opposition player in a Dutch league match.

Real lead 'Group of Death' after second straight winupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 18:05:00

Real Madrid took a giant stride towards the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Auxerre for their second straight win in the tough Group G on Tuesday night.

Four-star Tottenham qualify for Champions Leagueupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 18:42:00

English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur booked their place in the European Champions League group stage for the first time, after a hat trick from England striker Peter Crouch helped defeat Young Boys 6-3 on aggregate.

Stekelenburg saves late penalty as Ajax survive European scareupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 18:15:00

Four-time European champions Ajax scraped into Friday's Champions League draw after edging their third qualifying round tie on away goals.

SI.com: Georgina Turner: 'Penalty goal' a change worth makingupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 13:40:00

In the days since Luis Suarez's decisive intervention in the last few moments of Uruguay's quarterfinal victory over Ghana at the World Cup, the cries of a nation (and a continent) pained by its failed destiny have given way to more considered sentiment. Or at least, amid Ghana sports minister Akua Sena Dansua's appeals to the African Union to campaign against African nations' unfair treatment at the World Cup (has Africa really been affected the worst by poor officiating?), she also made a rational call by asking FIFA to consider introducing "penalty goals."

Khedira's late winner gives Germany third place at World Cupupdated: Sat Jul 10 2010 17:34:00

Three-time champions Germany finished third for the second successive World Cup after coming from behind to defeat Uruguay 3-2 in Port Elizabeth on Saturday night.

Dutch warned about complacency ahead of Uruguay semifinalupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 07:56:00

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has warned his players against complacency ahead of Tuesday's World Cup semifinal against Uruguay in Cape Town.

Uruguay beat Ghana on penalties to earn Dutch clashupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 00:07:00

Uruguay beat Ghana in a dramatic penalty shoot out to reach the semifinals of the World Cup where they will face the Netherlands.

Ghana out of World Cupupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 00:07:00

CNN's Christian Purefoy explains why Ghana's soccer team will return home heroes despite losing to Uruguay.

France's World Cup nightmare ends but hosts South Africa fall shortupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 02:14:00

France's World Cup nightmare finally came to an end in Bloemfontein but hosts South Africa narrowly failed to prevent Mexico and Uruguay progressing from Group A.

South Africa's World Cup dream halted by ruthless Uruguayupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 17:38:00

South Africa's World Cup dream is hanging by a thread after Uruguay took a firm grip on Group A with a ruthless 3-0 win over the hosts.

Spain embarrass France in prestige friendlyupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 21:55:00

European champions Spain underlined their credentials as one of the favorites for the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over France at the Stade de France on Wednesday night.

PSV edge out Ajax in seven-goal thrillerupdated: Sun Aug 16 2009 12:45:00

PSV Eindhoven finally gave new manager Fred Rutten his first victory in a seven-goal thriller against Ajax on Sunday that ruined Martin Jol's 100 percent record with the Amsterdam side.

Holders Zenit derailed with Udinese defeatupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 18:27:00

Zenit St.Petersburg slipped up in their defense of their defense of the UEFA Cup as the Russian side went down 2-0 to Udinese on Thursday night.

Six-hit Ajax close gap on Dutch leadersupdated: Sun Dec 21 2008 12:58:00

Ajax closed the gap on Dutch league leaders AZ Alkmaar to three points with a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man De Graafschap on Sunday.

Ajax thrash PSV to boost Dutch title bidupdated: Sun Nov 16 2008 15:13:00

Ajax won a heavyweight Dutch league clash with a 4-1 victory over four-time reigning champions PSV Eindhoven on Sunday.

Ajax win keeps PSV waiting for titleupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 16:03:00

Ajax won 2-1 at Groningen on Wednesday to keep rivals PSV Eindhoven still waiting to clinch the Dutch league title.

Rampant Ajax top Dutch standingsupdated: Sun Nov 25 2007 13:51:00

Ajax returned to the top of of the Dutch standings with a 4-1 thrashing of Vitesse Arnhem on Sunday.

Ajax win at Alkmaar to lead tableupdated: Sun Sep 23 2007 17:04:00

Ajax Amsterdam have gone top of the Dutch Premier League after a thrilling 3-2 win at AZ Alkmaar.

Arsenal into group stage with easeupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 05:23:00

Arsenal beat Sparta Prague 3-0 in the second leg of their third qualifying round tie to seal a 5-0 aggregate victory and a place in the Champions League proper for the 10th successive season on Wednesday.

Ireland and Ecuador draw friendlyupdated: Thu May 24 2007 05:40:00

Kevin Doyle's headed equalizer on the stroke of halftime saw Ireland draw 1-1 with Ecuador in a friendly international in New Jersey on Wednesday night.

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