Manchester City charged by the FA over anti-doping rules

The club have been charged by the Football Association in relation to anti-doping rules regarding player whereabouts.

Manchester City have been charged by the English FA in relation to anti-doping rules regarding player whereabouts.

English football's governing body allege that the club failed to ensure their 'Club Whereabouts' information was accurate, contrary to Regulation 14(d).

Under the regulations, clubs must provide accurate details of training sessions and player addresses so that they are available for drug testing at all times.

They will have until 19 January 2017 to respond to the charge.

 

FA Statement in full

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).

City have until 19 January 2017 to respond to the charge.