Robert Snodgrass hit with £30k fine and banned for one game after misconduct towards anti-doping staff
West Ham United midfielder Robert Snodgrass will serve a one-match ban for a display of misconduct towards UK Anti-Doping officials, the Football Association has announced.
And Independent Regulatory Commission found the midfielder to be guilty after the incident in February.
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, it is understood.
“A misconduct charge against Robert Snodgrass has been found proven by an Independent Regulatory Commission,” the FA statement read.
“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.”
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The 31-year-old has enjoyed a return to regular first team football under Manuel Pellegrini after being shipped out on loan to Aston Villa last campaign.
The Scot has scored four goals and registered five assists this season in all competitions.
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