Barnet winger Mark Marshall gets two-year ban for failed drugs test

Mark Marshall

Barnet winger Mark Marshall has been given a two-year suspension after failing a drugs test in December.

He tested positive for the stimulant methylhexaneamine following the League Two match against Dagenham & Redbridge.

The 25-year-old has not played since 14 January after he was given a provisional ban.

A statement from the FAexternal-link said: "Mark Marshall has been suspended by an Independent Regulatory Commission from all football activity for two years."

The former Swindon player "will be looking towards launching an appealexternal-link" against the decision, according to the club's official website.

His two-year suspension dates back to the start of his provisional ban from 20 January.

Marshall joined the Bees from Swindon in July 2010 and scored three goals this season.

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