Man Utd Fined For Two Players Failing Drug Test For Europa League Finals

UEFA has charged ?Manchester United over the breaching of anti-doping regulations following the victorious Europa League final in May and the club has been fined €10,000.

 

Apart from the club,UEFA also Individually fine Daley Blind €5,000 for his ‘non-compliance’ in the standard doping procedure after the game in Stockholm which saw United secure a place in the Champions League group stage for 2017/18 after missing out via the Premier League.

 

Also, another Manchester United Player Phil Jones was fined €5,000 and has received a two-game European ban after allegedly verbally abusing an anti-doping officer.

 

So far, there is no suggestion that either Blind or Jones was guilty of failing a drugs test, only that they broke the rules with regard to the usual testing procedure, most likely as a result of the out of the ordinary post-game celebrations.

 

Source: Linda Ikeji

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