FA charges Swansea's James Demetriou with betting offences

James Demetriou
James Demetriou used to play for Sydney Olympic in Australia before arriving in Britain

Swansea City forward James Demetriou has been charged with betting offences by the Football Association.

A statement on the FA website said the 19-year-old "has been charged for alleged multiple breaches of FA Rule E8 in relation to betting".

Demetriou has until 1 June to respond to the charge.

The Australian-born Cyprus Under-21 striker joined Swansea from Nottingham Forest on a free transfer in August 2014 but has not made his senior debut.

A Swansea City spokesperson told BBC Wales Sport: "We are aware of the matter and currently monitoring developments."

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