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Flares, pints, hugs for policemen and not much social distancing: Arsenal fans flout rules as they go wild on the streets of London to celebrate Mikel Arteta's men winning the FA Cup at Wembley Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday evening  The Gunners supporters took the streets to celebrate their 14th FA Cup triumph  Supporters let off flares and chanted songs in close proximity to each other Gunners fans were also caught jumping inside a bus without facemasks on Police were present at the celebrations and one fan was seen hugging an officer 

By Sam Blitz For Mailonline

Published: 10:42 BST, 2 August 2020 | Updated: 11:47 BST, 2 August 2020

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Arsenal fans were caught ignoring social distancing rules on Saturday night following their FA Cup final win over Chelsea.

The Gunners beat their London rivals 2-1 in a comeback win at Wembley thanks to a double from club captain

After the match, Arsenal supporters congregated on the streets of north London to celebrate the win and were caught singing and chanting very close to each other despite pleas from the Government to stay at least one metre apart.

Arsenal fans were seen flouting social distancing rules on Saturday after their FA Cup win

Arsenal fans were seen flouting social distancing rules on Saturday after their FA Cup win

The Gunners fans let off flares and chanted in close proximity to each other on Saturday night

The Gunners fans let off flares and chanted in close proximity to each other on Saturday night

Supporters drank late into the night while celebrating their FA Cup final win over Chelsea

Supporters drank late into the night while celebrating their FA Cup final win over Chelsea 

Supporters also let off flares near the Gunners' home ground, the Emirates Stadium, while some fans were seen jumping up and down inside a bus while not wearing facemasks. 

Government rules say it is illegal not to wear a face covering whilst travelling on public transport. 

Arsenal fans also climbed on top of lampposts in the north London area as they sung popular chants relating to their team and their rivals. 

Police were present during the celebrations, with one Arsenal supporter seen hugging an officer amid all the

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