International

Death threats over Suarez

2014-05-23 09:43
Luis Suarez (AFP)
Cape Town - Newcastle defender Paul Dummett has received online death threats from Uruguay fans who blame him for the knee injury sustained by Luis Suarez in Liverpool's final game of the EPL season.

The Reds' striker had to have keyhole surgery on his knee yesterday, and with just three weeks to go until the World Cup, Suarez and Uruguay are hoping for a speedy recovery.

According to BBC Sport website, Uruguay fans have been targeting Dummett via Twitter for his challenge on Suarez which they believed caused the need for surgery. It is not certain, however, if the Newcastle defender is to blame.

Dummett, who was sent off in Liverpool's 2-1 win at Anfield, later had his red card rescinded.

The challenge didn't seem to result in any immediate injury, but Suarez reportedly started complaining of pain at the start of his national training at Uruguay's training camp this week.

Uruguay open their World Cup campaign in the Group D opener against Costa Rica on 14 June and then face England five days later.

Uncapped Dummett was called up to the Wales squad on Thursday for their friendly game against the Netherlands next week.


NEXT ON SPORT24X

Early return for Rojo

11 minutes ago

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Hottie of the day: Nicole Meyer!

Nicole is the cover girl for the 2014 edition of SA Swimsuit! Check out some smoking hot pics of here here.

 
 

Men24.com

11 things men don’t know about their clothes
Hilarious mortal kombat elevator prank!
This is how the Top Gear presenters spend their £55 million!
Thirty and still single? There’s hope!
 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
Vote

Where should Rivaldo Coetzee play his soccer next season?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.