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:  
  • FA Anti-Doping team tel: 0844 980 8200 ext. 6479
  • FA Whereabouts e-mail:
  • FA Whereabouts SMS number: 07800 140062
  • FA Whereabouts telephone: 0844 980 8210 (24hr messaging service)
  • FA Whereabouts fax: 0844 980 8211


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