Fulham Ball Boy Inadvertently Helps Spurs Bury His Team's FA Cup Chances

Sign him up, Poch!

It looks like Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino may just have found one more key member to add to his talented young squad: the Fulham ball boy.

When they're firing - as they were in yesterday's FA Cup fifth round tie - Spurs are a smooth blur of relentless pressure, ruthless finishing and clean counter attacks, one of which was accidentally started by a young volunteer on the home team's touchline.

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With the score level at Craven Cottage, an innocuous throw in was transformed into a signature Tottenham counter, rounded off by Harry Kane, all thanks to a slightly over eager attempt at keeping the game moving.

Spurs went on to win the game 3-0, thanks to a Kane hat-trick - sending the away team into a quarter final derby against everyone's favourite club Millwall; while Fulham fans will be left wondering just what might have been if it wasn't for a young fan's exuberance.

We reckon he'll probably be keeping a low profile at school today.