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Swansea's Demetriou charged with betting breaches

28 May 2015, 21:49

London - Swansea striker James Demetriou has been charged with alleged multiple breaches of betting rules, the Football Association revealed on Thursday.

Also read: Benitez resigns as Napoli coach

"Swansea City's James Demetriou has been charged for alleged multiple breaches of FA Rule E8 in relation to betting," a statement on the FA's website read.

"The player has until 1 June 2015 to respond to the charge."

Swansea signed Demetriou from Nottingham Forest on a free transfer last year.

The 19-year-old penned a two-year contract with the Premier League club, but is yet to play for the first team.

Demetriou was born in Australia but has represented Cyprus at Under-21 level.



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