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Arsenal hero failed drug test after 'giving it large' on night out - then lied to club

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Arsenal player David Hillier admits he lied to the Gunners when he tested positive for cannabis.The former central midfielder caused controversy when he tested positive for the Class B substance in 1995 when he was still playing for the north Londoners.

While he did not serve an official ban, news of Hillier’s failed drugs test did ripple around English football.Hillier has previously highlighted the heavy presence of cannabis throughout his life, particularly during his childhood.

Nevertheless, with laws and rules on drug utilisation as strict as they were in the 1990s, Hillier realised he had to try and find a way around the difficult predicament he found himself in.READ MORE: Drunk Arsenal ace with 'gifted' penis had 30 pebbles 'stuffed' inside it by team-mate “I lied didn’t I?

I just told them I passive smoked,” Hillier said on the ‘Undr the Cosh’ podcast. “I got tested on the Monday morning, I just went and took a p***, like you do, but I’d been out on the Saturday night, [after] we got beat by Millwall in the cup.“I went out in Bermondsey that night and I was giving it a bit large, buying Champagne, doing this, doing that, being a right t*** and someone just said, ‘I’ve got some weed.

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