John Sinnott
BBC Sport
06 January 2012

Football Association defends disciplinary system

The Football Association has defended its near perfect record in disciplinary cases last year involving clubs, players or managers.

Its Independent Regulatory Commission heard 473 cases between December 2010 and December 2011, but only two of them ended in "not guilty" verdicts.

The FA's disciplinary system has been in focus after it banned and fined Liverpool striker Luis Suarez for racially abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra.


Liz Ellen has commented on this case.

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