London: Liverpool's biggest sponsors criticized the club on Monday for their conduct during the fractious Premier League match against Manchester United that was marred by Luis Suarez's refusal to shake hands with Patrice Evra.
The image of one of England's most successful teams took another battering on Saturday when Suarez snubbed Evra in a pre-match handshake at Old Trafford, re-igniting the racism row that flared up when the Ururguay forward racially abused the France defender during a league game in October.
Suarez was returning to the Liverpool starting line-up for the first time since serving an eight-match ban for racially abusing Evra.
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish also came under fire for his angry post-match reaction in which he refused to condemn Suarez....more
05:18 PM, Feb 14, 2012