By Chris Wright
Sir Alex Ferguson didn’t hold back in his assessment of Luis Suarez in his post-match interview with the BBC:
“Suarez is a disgrace to Liverpool Football Club. He should not be allowed to play for Liverpool again. He could have caused a riot.”
Which is actually a compliment if those myriad hair-trigger, blindly defensive Liverpool fans out there are prepared to give it a minute to sink in before the bile starts gushing forth.
Ferguson makes no secret and is actually fairly regular in expressing his admiration for Liverpool’s proud history.
To many, this latest diatribe may seem like back-handed shit-stirring on the surface – but Sir Alex is actually openly stating that a player of Suarez’s ‘dubious nature’ (which is putting it far too politely) is not worthy of playing for a club he regards in such high esteem.
Okay, it’s a little back-handed – but the point stands and we can’t help but agree on that particular front. The man has a point; Suarez is disgraceful. He is void of grace.
Kenny Dalglish was altogether less dignified after the game, telling a Beeb reporter: “I think you’re bang out of order to blame Luis Suarez for anything that happened here today,” (the readily accessible evidence suggests otherwise) in amongst other such diversionary nonsense…