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Hammers star hit with ban

17th April 2019, 05:59 by Michael Holland

West Ham winger Robert Snodgrass has been found guilty of misconduct towards UK Anti-Doping and may serve a one-match ban.

It is understood Scotland international Snodgrass was not scheduled to be tested nor did he refuse to take a test when officials visited West Ham's training ground in February.

However, an Independent Regulatory Commission has still found him guilty of misconduct and as well as the ban, the 31-year-old has also been fined £30,000.

An FA statement read: "A misconduct charge against Robert Snodgrass has been found proven by an Independent Regulatory Commission.

"It was alleged that his language and/or behaviour towards UK Anti-Doping officials, who were visiting West Ham United's training ground on 06 February 2019, was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper.

"The player has been given a one-match suspension, which is not currently active whilst he considers his right of appeal, and fined 30,000."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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