Luis Suarez and the longest football bans featuring Eric Cantona, Mark Schwarzer and erm, Luis Suarez again


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Luis Suarez was given an unprecedented nine-match international suspension by Fifa plus a four-month ban from all football activity after biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay's 1-0 victory over Italy in the World Cup group stage.

Suarez will now not be seen on a football pitch again until after 26 October beacuse of the four-month ban, although Liverpool can appeal the decision. The club have yet to confirm whether they will do so.

But where does Suarez's latest suspension rank among other memorable bans. Click through the gallery to find out...

The match Suarez is expected to return for is Newcastle United at St James' Park in the league on 1 November.