Guardiola absolved in 2001 doping case

ROME - Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola has won his appeal against a four-month ban for doping he served as a Brescia player in 2001, the Italian football federation said. Guardiola had been accused of failing tests for nandrolone when he played in Italy but after years of legal arguments, the Italian federation said in a statement that he was absolved. BARCELONA FANS! Check’s ever-expanding interviews section for more stuff to read: Q&A Samuel Eto'o, Cesc Fabregas Web Exclusives Cesc Fabregas, Gary Lineker One on One Mark Hughes, Thierry Henry, Ronaldo Perfect XI Gheorghe Hagi, Hristo Stoichkov, Ronald Koeman Plus! Rate Barca players (and others) on Talentspotter