Whiskyman wrote:h69 wrote:
I agree that its their bodies...but when people are paying to watch sport, I have no time for any of them that do. It cheats the fans far more than fouls and red cards which are part and parcel of the game. Cycling is indeed full of them but I doubt most footballers are although I am sure some are.
Its not the hand of God I object to with Maradona....it was his love of performance enhancing drugs that taints him for me.
I guess it could also be asked when is a drug not a drug? There are so many legitimate products which supposedly enhance this or that I suppose it's fair to ask what the criteria are for declaring something illegal. And when I was paying to watch West Ham I wouldn't have objected at all if Andy Carroll, for example, had been given something which enabled him to play more regularly or if Sam Byram was being pumped full of chemicals to make him at least look like he could play football. Providing it was done with their knowledge and agreement of course.
Doesnt matter, there is a list. For a sport to have any credibility, noone should be taking anything on that list....that way, there is at least a level playing field there if nowhere else.