Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty has been charged by the Football Association in relation to betting misconduct, it has emerged.
Lafferty is alleged to have placed a bet on the result, outcome or any other occurrence in a football match on the 20th February 2016, which is in breach of FA Rule E8. Under the rule, no players, officials, managers or club staff are allowed to place a bet on any football match worldwide.
The changes, which were initiated in 2014, have already claimed several high profile victims including England ace Andros Townsend, and former Tranmere Rovers manager, Ronnie Moore.
Proposed sanctions range from fines to a club ban which could see Lafferty miss the beginning of the 2016/17 season. The Northern-Irishman has until August 5th to respond to the charge.
Norwich City Football Club have been contacted for comment.