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Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty

The former England international tried to psyche out David Nugent. The tactic almost worked.

SCOTT CARSON RETURNED from a spell in Turkish football this summer to help Wigan in their attempts to return to the Premier League.

When Leicester City were awarded a penalty against The Latics on Saturday, the former Liverpool and England goalkeeper decided to bring out a move that probably worked a few times in training. Carson positioned himself beside his righthand post as David Nugent placed the ball and sought to make it 2-0. It very almost nearly worked:

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Here is a slightly better video of the penalty:

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