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What does Sam Clucas’ celebration mean and why is he in trouble with the FA?

The Swansea midfielder scored twice against Arsenal on Tuesday night but may be punished for his celebrations

Scoring a brace in the Premier League to help Swansea beat Arsenal is undoubtedly one of Sam Clucas’ career highlights.

In a few years he may look back and regret his choice of celebration.

The 27-year-old midfielder’s actions are being investigated by the FA after it emerged his post-goal gesture may have been a reference to porn.

Porn? Never heard of it

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Porn? Never heard of it

Clucas twice made a spying gesture after his goals against the Gunners at the Liberty Stadium.

This was apparently in reference to Simply LoveLeh Brotherhood (SLB), a collective who publish explicit porn videos with commentary in a thick Yorkshire accent.

The comedy outlet have a cult following on social media and have clearly struck a cord with a handful of Premier League players.

Southampton pair Charlie Austin and Jack Stephens both replicated the SLB’s logo back in December.

Lads lads lads

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Lads lads lads

The FA said: “We are looking into the matter.”

A Premier League spokesman added: “We would not want offensive material referenced in our competition in any way.”

With the fun police circling, Swansea offered an apology: “As a club we were unaware of any links to the Internet group in question and disappointed to learn of the association as it does not reflect the values of Swansea City nor our strong commitment to equality.

“Having spoken to Sam, he was not fully aware of the pornographic sections of this Internet group and at no time intended to cause offence which he apologises for.

“The club will speak to Sam again internally to establish the full facts, while also taking the opportunity to remind everyone of their responsibilities.”

Stick to the Alan Shearer rip off from now on

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Stick to the Alan Shearer rip off from now on

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