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West Ham star hit with FA charge

5th March 2019, 02:16 by Michael Holland

West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass has been charged by the Football Association after allegedly abusing anti-doping officials.

It is understood the 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 the 31-year-old has still been hit with an FA charge after allegedly verbally abusing the anti-doping official.

"Robert Snodgrass has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3(1)," the FA said in a statement.

"It is alleged the player used abusive and/or insulting words towards UK Anti-Doping officials who were visiting West Ham United's training ground on 06 February 2019 to conduct out-of-competition testing.

"He has until 18 March 2019 to respond."

Snodgrass, signed from Hull for a reported fee of 10.2million in January 2017, has scored four goals in a total of 32 appearances for the Hammers this season.

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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