VIDEO: Eunan O'Kane discovers the craziest way to concede a penalty

It’s kinda like when Paolo di Canio caught the ball — except it’s completely different.

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DERRY NATIVE EUNAN O’Kane conceded a bizarre penalty in Bournemouth’s defeat against Walsall — when he chipped the ball up into his own hands and caught it.

Bournemouth were trailing 2-1 on Saturday when O’Kane, who scored against Wigan in the FA Cup third round this month, thought he heard the referee whistle for a free-kick.

To try and get the game moving again, the Republic of Ireland U21 international flicked the ball up and caught it before realising that the whistle was all in his head.

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Will Grigg scored the resulting penalty, killing off any chance of a comeback, and O’Kane took to Twitter later that evening to apologise to the fans.

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