As this section shows, there’s a lot to understand about Doping Control and it can sometimes seem complicated. However don’t be worried. If you remember the basic messages provided in this quick guide, you will help yourself avoid the risks. If you are in any doubt, speak to your club staff, or contact The FA or PFA for more information at:

Useful Contacts & Downloads

Phone and email:

  • PFA Phone: 0161 236 0575
  • PFA email:  
  • The FA Anti-Doping team tel: 0800 169 1863 extension 4334
  • The FA Whereabouts e-mail:
  • The FA Whereabouts SMS number: 07800 140062
  • The FA Whereabouts telephone: 0844 980 8210 (24hr messaging service)


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  • - to check medication. This web address is mobile enabled so you can check rel="noopener noreferrer" the status of medication rel="noopener noreferrer" on the move
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  • - to apply for a TUE

*The FA supports the Informed-Sport programme however The FA accepts no liability for the contents of supplements tested by Informed-Sport or similar accreditation programmes.