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What Essien really saw

by Neil Sherwin

When Frank Lampard notched Chelsea’s second goal from a free kick against the Hull Tigers, Twitter was flooded with a picture of Michael Essien’s supposed reaction.


However, we can exclusively reveal that Essien wasn’t even looking at the pitch at the time, and who can blame him?

Author Info

Neil Sherwin

Neil Sherwin

Co-editor of BackPageFootball.com. Writes mostly on Premier League, A-League and MLS with contributions to other sites including TheFootballSack, InBedWithMaradona and Bloomberg's BSports. Has featured on The Guardian's Football Weekly.

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  1. Oh essien so what did u see

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