Friday July 10, 2020

Have you faith in drug-free football? Don’t take comfort in lack of failed tests

So do you still believe? The real question is why anyone would.

10th April, 2016
“It is a subject that I prefer to ignore,” noted Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque Pic: Getty

Do you believe? In terms of all sports, it’s the alpha and omega of questions right now. Except for one that is, for football has become literally too big to fail. Last weekend, the Sunday Times ran a story with an unlicensed Irish doctor talking about his doping of, among other athletes, Premier League footballers.

So, do you believe in football? None of that is to act as jury, assign guilt or suggest...

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