AFL drops charges against Essendon doctor

Dr Reid had been due back in the Victorian Supreme Court tomorrow to continue his challenge against the AFL who had charged him, Essendon coach James Hird, senior assistant coach Mark Thompson and football manager Danny Corcoran with bringing the sport into disrepute.

Mr Hird, Mr Thompson and Mr Corcoran all accepted their sanctions, but Dr Reid chose to take his case to court.

In a statement issued today, Dr Reid said he shared the AFL’s concerns over the circumstances of the supplements saga.

Dr Reid said