Manchester City charged by English FA over anti-doping rules

Manchester City have been charged by the English Football Association for failing to ensure anti-doping officials knew where players were for drugs testing.

A short statement from the FA has revealed that the Premier League side have been charged after failing to ensure that their ‘Club Whereabouts’ information was accurate.

” Manchester City have been charged in relation to The FA’s Rules on Anti-Doping. It is alleged the club failed to ensure that their ‘Club Whereabouts’ information was accurate, contrary to Regulation 14(d),” read the statement.

According to a number of reports, the charge relates to administration errors and the club are likely to be hit with a fine, rather than a more serious punishment.

Man City have been given until January 19 to respond to the charge.

Originally posted 2017-01-11 20:36:37.

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