FA defends drugs policy
- From the section Football
The Football Association's head of off-field regulation, Jenny Kennedy, defends its anti-doping policy, saying the governing body conducts more tests than any other sport in the UK.
The discussion comes after Scotland striker Garry O'Connor was named by Channel 4's Despatches programme on Monday as having served a ban after testing positive for cocaine while at Birmingham City.
Kennedy insists that footballers are tested "reasonably regularly" for performance-enhancing and social drugs, and adds that clubs are made aware of any players who have tested positive.
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