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Dalglish attacks English FA for challenging ban

LIVERPOOL manager Kenny Dalglish has accused the English FA of not setting a good example in successfully appealing Wayne Rooney's three-match international ban.

The Manchester United striker's UEFA suspension was reduced to two matches this morning, at the same time as Dalglish was addressing the media at a press conference.

The Scot is deeply unhappy at the treatment of one of his own players, Luis Suarez, both on and off the pitch.

Liverpool's Uruguay international, already facing a racism charge dating back to October, has been charged with misconduct after allegedly making an obscene gesture to fans following the 1-0 defeat at Fulham on Monday.

And Dalglish believes the FA should look at their own actions before tackling other issues.

"I find it a bit strange the FA are supposed to be setting an example for things yet they appeal against Wayne Rooney's three-match ban," he said.

"I don't think that's a good example to set."

PA Media