The English tabloid The Sun has got all of the English media and the English football association (FA) on lakridserne.
on Friday, writes the newspaper, an English midfielder from a Premier League club snorted cocaine at a christmas party, before he was sent home in a taxi by his manager. The story has been fodboldforbundet to initiate an investigation.
the Episode had to be made in connection with a party after an away game shortly before christmas, where the unnamed player's manager just thought that the player was too full and therefore sent him home.
According to the newspaper's sources, it was not an official christmas celebration, but many of the players and the manager was present for the event, where they had 'a few drinks', as it is formulated.
The Sun writes, that the player had been dopingtestet the day before, so he felt quite sure that it was safe to take the drug.
the Newspaper quotes a insiderkilde from the player's club, which is alleged to have had a less good season until now.
- There has been a revolt in the locker room the entire season, and this has not made it better, cite the source.
the Player is supposed to have gone to the bathroom to fix his design, but was discovered by a team-mate from the Premier League club. The episode has therefore also created trouble internally in the club.
And so it is also with the FA, without wanting to comment on specific rumors have provided the following comment through a spokesperson:
- We urge anyone with knowledge of the breach of these anti-doping rules in football to report it to the FA or UK Anti-Doping (UKAD).
- Although cases of doping in English football is very rare, so it has high priority for the FA to find and punish all who take performance-enhancing drugs, said a spokesman for the FA, according to Sky Sports.
According to Sky Sport tested UKAD in the latest season 5128 football players.
Six players delivered positive samples, which was based on narcotic substances such as marijuana and cannabis. None of the names of the six players was published.