British football’s drug problem: 88 players return positive test samples, 15 in the Premier League…

FIftin Premier League Players failed drug tests between 2015 and 2020 and faced no bans of any kind. The number could also be higher.

Of the 15, 12 were returned positive results for banned performance-enhancing substances, and one case is still under investigation without any penalties being issued.

The drug problem in British football

The Mail on Sunday published these figures, and they also noted that as many as 88 footballers in Britain failed doping tests between 2013 and 2020.

Cases in which performance-enhancing drugs were used included amphetamine-positive and three cases of triamcinolone. Bradley Wiggins It is used to treat hay fever before Tour de France win over.

Ritalin and the testosterone-boosting human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) have been found in Premier League In the latter cases, the hormone is often abused in cycling and MMA, according to the Post report.

The UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD) has made it clear that no penalties have been issued for accidental ingestion or for a player who has a therapeutic use exemption.

Other positives, although not necessarily from the test Premier League Among other prohibited substances are morphine, cannabis and cocaine.