Lauren James: Reece James’ Sister Trolls Away Fans Despite Missing Penalty in Chelsea’s Win

Lauren James: Reece James’ Sister Trolls Away Fans Despite Missing Penalty in Chelsea’s Win

  • Chelsea Women's winger Lauren James let out her cheeky hand gesture when she trolled West Ham United Women's supporters
  • West Ham Women were away to Chelsea Women when Lauren missed a penalty resulting in boos from the away crowd
  • Lauren then lifted her hands up and made a gesture to remind West Ham Women's supporters that her side was still leading

Lauren James, the younger sister of Chelsea's fullback Reece James, showed her uncanny nature when she trolled her opponents.

Lauren, who plays for Chelsea Women, missed a penalty against West Ham United Women in a Women's Super League match.

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Lauren James takes a penalty during Chelsea Women's game against West Ham Women on September 28th. Photo by Alex Burstow.
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The West Ham supporters started booing her and Lauren responded in kind by making a gesture to the fans in an apparent move to remind them what the scoreline was.

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Lauren had missed the penalty in the 78th minute with the scoreline reading 3-1 in Chelsea's favour. West Ham had gone ahead in the 3rd minute through Dagný Brynjarsdóttir, but Fran Kirby restored parity minutes before halftime at the Kingsmeadow.

Emma Hayes' side then scored two quickfire goals in the second half through Sam Kerr and Millie Bright to record their second win of the season.

Lauren was presented with an opportunity to widen the lead but saw her effort saved. She then raised her fingers to the away crowd to remind them they were still trailing.

Chelsea Women, who are also the defending champions, are now third on the table.

Reece James bumps into referee Stuart Atwell

Sports Brief had earlier reported that a funny video of Chelsea defender Reece James bumping into centre referee Stuart Attwell has surfaced online.

The incident occurred on Sunday, August 21st, when Chelsea played away to Leeds United at Elland Road, where Attwell was the match referee. Chelsea were whitewashed by the hosts 3-0.

It is not clear the exact time that the incident took place, but it happened in the second half. Chelsea were already trailing before the break by two goals courtesy of goals from Rodrigo Moreno and Brenden Aaronson. Jack Harrison scored a third one to condemn Chelsea to its first league loss of the season.