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LONDON -- Luis Suarez damaged the reputation of English football with his serial offending and his departure to the Spanish league is not being mourned, the head of the Premier League said on Wednesday. Haason Reddick Jersey . "Hes done his time here ... I cant say Im sorry to see him go," was the frank assessment of Richard Scudamore, chief executive of the worlds most lucrative league, about one of the best players to have played in Englands top division. Liverpool sold Suarez to Barcelona for $130 million in July, soon after the player was given a four-month worldwide ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. The Uruguay international previously served two long suspensions for the same offence, once in the Premier League after biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in April 2013, and was banned in 2011 for racially abusing Manchester Uniteds Patrice Evra during a league match. "Hes a great player and Im not taking anything away from his talents -- he was voted by both his own players and the media last year the player of the year and deservedly so," Scudamore said of the Premier Leagues top scorer last season. "Hes great to have but an accident waiting to happen, and if you spend your time trying to promote whats good about the Premier League, youre always waiting for the next thing to come along." Scudamore said the latest biting incident involving Suarez, which happened during Uruguays World Cup group game against Italy, "clearly . reflected on Liverpool as one of our great clubs. And it reflected on us (the Premier League)." Suarezs departure to La Liga, however, leaves English football without its best player from last season. The same happened the previous summer, when Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid from Tottenham for a world-record fee of 100 million euros (then $132 million). In Bale, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and now Suarez, and new Madrid signings James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos, Spain undoubtedly has most of the worlds best players in its league. But Scudamore says the competitiveness of the Premier League as a whole makes it stand out globally. "That to me is more important in many ways, that the matches are competitive," said Scudamore, speaking at the Premier Leagues season launch. "Weve got enough stars, and we dont need absolutely every world megastar name to make this a successful league. "There are more teams being talked about as able to win our title than youll ever hear discussed in Spain. That makes us more interesting around the world. We have a much bigger global appeal than they do currently." T. J. Logan Womens Jersey . Olsen, who is 6-foot-3 and 305 pounds, can play either centre or guard. The 25-year-old Olsen played 16 games and made four starts in 2012 with the New Orleans Saints. Dorian Johnson Jersey . Vettel only needs to finish fifth or better Sunday to wrap up the championship with three races remaining, and bettered his own lap record to claim his third straight pole at Buddh International Circuit. LAKE LOUISE, Alta. -- Lindsey Vonn needs the confidence that Lake Louise gives her more than ever. The U.S. ski star has won a record 14 World Cup ski races at the Alberta resort, but Vonn wasnt yet certain after Wednesdays training run shes ready to race at Lake Louise this year. Downhill races are scheduled for Friday and Saturday followed by a super-G on Sunday. The reigning Olympic womens downhill champion completed her first official training run for a World Cup race since crashing and tearing ligaments in her right knee at the world championships in February. Vonn then partially tore one of those reconstructed ligaments while training in Copper Mountain, Colo., two weeks ago. So the 29-year-old admitted feeling nervous in the start hut Wednesday in a place shes so dominant that its nicknamed "Lake Lindsey." "Of course a little bit nervous," Vonn said. "Really happy to be back. First training run, first kind of real race situation since February, so its been a long time and Im really happy." "Knee feels good, feels stable and just kind of play it by ear tomorrow and make a decision on the race." Carolina Ruiz Castillo of Spain was fastest in training in one minute 57.40 seconds, followed by Germanys Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Slovenias Tina Maze in third. Vonn was 2.13 seconds back of Castillo in 22nd. Larisa Yurkiw of Owen Sound, Ont., is the lone Canadian and was 25th. Vonn appeared to wear a brace on her right knee Wednesday. She was pulled away from reporters by a U.S. Ski Federation official after less than a minute of questions, but did say before departing her decision to race will depend on how her knee reacts to training. Another training run is scheduled for Thursday. "The biggest thing is making sure theres no swelling so the quad can react appropriately and fire appropriately," Vonn said. Because of the setback in her knee, Vonn was forced to sit out last weekends World Cup races in Beaver Creek, Colo. She requires more surgery, but wants to postpone the procedure until after the Winter Olympics in February. "Im just trying to make sure things are good with my knee and build confidence every day," Vonn said. Haason Reddick Youth Jersey. . "Sochi is obviously quite a ways away, so Im trying to stay focused and focus on my knee and get the confidence back." Vonn and golf star Tiger Woods revealed earlier this year they were in a relationship. Vonn accompanied Woods to tournaments during the summer, but he is not in Lake Louise. Woods is hosting the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge in Thousand Oaks, Calif., and participated in the pro am Wednesday. Vonn has races through trials and tribulations to some of her victories at Lake Louise, which gives her an aura of invincibility at the resort. Shes achieved a "Lake Louise hat trick", which is winning both downhills and the super-G, each of the last two years. Including her super-G win in 2010, shes won a record seven straight World Cup races. Vonn won the first of her two downhills last year by 1.73 seconds, which is a gaudy margin considering tenths of seconds separate racers. She did this despite arriving in Alberta drained of energy from a stomach ailment that hospitalized her for two nights earlier that month. She was also under considerable pressure to win after shed asked the world governing body of the sport to let her compete in the mens World Cup on the same mountain. FIS denied her request. Her sweep in 2011 came a few days after she announced she was divorcing Thomas Vonn, her husband of four years. Vonn executed an incredible piece of skiing in 2010 in a race she didnt win. She went down on her left hip entering a section of the course named Fall Away, but made an impressive recovery on the slopes face. Vonn finished second in that downhill to Hoefl-Riesch. In 2009, Vonn crossed the finish line with blood dribbling from her mouth. Her knee connected with her chin during the race, yet Vonn still won the first of her two downhills that year. "Im so confident on this hill and I felt like this was the perfect place for me to come back," Vonn said. "Of course, I would have liked to come back at Beaver Creek, but it didnt work out. "Hopefully this weekend will be good, but I have to play by it by ear and make a decision Thursday on whether I start competing on Friday." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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