BBC Sport - Jake Livermore: Hull midfielder says testing positive for cocaine saved career

Jake Livermore's emotional Football Focus interview

Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine came as a relief and was the "get out of jail free card" he needed to start to come to terms with the death of his son.

The 26-year-old failed a drugs test in May 2015, almost a year after his newborn son Jake Junior died and the Football Association decided not to ban him because of "the unique nature of circumstances" involved.

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