Malaga coach defends doping

August 19, 2013
By Associated Press


BERLIN -- Former West Germany midfielder Bernd Schuster has defended doping in football when it's used to speed up recovery from injury.



Schuster, currently coach of Spanish side Malaga, tells the Sport Bild magazine, "As long as it's purely for regeneration, I don't have a problem with it. If a player is fit again two, three weeks quicker after an injury, then it even makes sense."



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