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Everton's Yerry Mina charged with breaching betting regulations

Yerry Mina charged with breach of betting regulations by the Fa Credit: PA

Everton defender Yerry Mina has been charged with misconduct in relation to a breach of the Football Association's betting regulations, the FA has announced.

According to the FA, Mina has been charged with breaching FA Rule E8 (3) by "participating in an advertisement for betting activity which is prohibited from engaging in."

It is understood the charge relates to an advert which Mina - who has until Friday to provide a response - appeared in for Betjuego in his home country of Colombia earlier this year.

Page 2: 16:01Stringent rules are in place with regard to sports betting in order to prevent, among other things, match-fixing and spot-betting.

The relevant section from the 2018-19 FA Handbook states: "An individual participant, when acting in a personal capacity, shall not be permitted to advertise or promote any betting activity that the participant is prohibited from engaging in by Rule E8(1) or E8(2)."

Former Arsenal player Boa Morte joins Everton as assistant manager

Luis Boa Morte has joined Everton as assistant manager. Credit: PA

Luis Boa Morte has been appointed assistant manager at Everton, the club have announced.

The former Arsenal, Fulham and West Ham midfielder, 41, has teamed back up with Everton boss Marco Silva after a spell together at Sporting Lisbon.

A statement on Everton's website read: "Boa Morte, who has signed a two-year contract, joins the Blues from Israeli side Maccabi Haifa, where he was also assistant manager, and replaces Joao Pedro Sousa following his appointment as the new head coach of Portuguese side Famalicao.

"The move to Merseyside sees Boa Morte reunited with Everton manager Silva, with the pair having previously worked together at Sporting Lisbon."

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Everton sign Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl

Everton have made their first move of the summer by signing Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl on a three-year deal. Credit: PA

Everton have made their first move of the summer by signing Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl on a three-year deal.

The 30-year-old Denmark international has signed a pre-contract agreement and will join the Toffees on July 1, when his contract with relegated Huddersfield expires.

Lossl made 69 Premier League appearances for the Terriers during their two seasons in the top flight, keeping 14 clean sheets.

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