Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey escapes FA action over 'swim away' gesture

Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey in action against FC Petrolul Ploiesti on August 22, 2013
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Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey escapes action from the FA for making a 'swim away' gesture towards Cardiff City fans.

Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey will not face any disciplinary action from the Football Association following a gesture he made during last weekend's South Wales derby.

The former Liverpool player appeared to make a 'swim away' action, which refers to an alleged incident where Swansea fans chased their rivals into the sea, to Cardiff City fans following the Swans' 1-0 defeat.

According to BBC Sport, a spokesman from the English governing body said: "Following an investigation, the FA has reminded Jonjo Shelvey of his responsibilities. No further action will follow."

Swansea are preparing for their Europa League clash against Kuban Krasnodar this evening.

Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
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