ball boy

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a boy who retrieves balls for tennis players

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He added: "And at no stage did I say that to a ball boy you f@&PSing idiot.
He will be back on ball boy duty on Saturday for Australia's game against South Korea.
Despite referee Martin Atkinson awarding six minutes of added time at the end, Mourinho was furious, accusing ball boys and the crowd of conspiring against his stars by keeping the ball as Chelsea's 23-match unbeaten run came to an end.
But before the Spaniard could do something he might regret, Mourino stepped in to pull him away - and then spoke with the ball boy.
The Sky Blues dispensed with ball boy services following the club's move to play 'home' fixtures 35 miles away in Northampton, leaving scores of youngsters disappointed.
The Football League in England stopped requiring clubs to use the system in 2011 after complaints that home bosses were abusing the system and schooling ball boys to slow down the distribution for the away team.
Having read those quotes, former Vetch ball boy Alex Jones contacted us claiming to have Thomas' shorts and we organised an emotional reunion.
Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez said the ball boy and the Chelsea star exchanged apologies in the dressing room after the match.
The club are also thought to have pointed out that Swindon's Matt Ritchie was only booked for grappling with Oxford United ball boy Aidan Hawtin in a similar incident last year.
WALES have moved quickly to ensure there will not be any ball boy controversy involving Charlie Morgan at their looming Liberty Stadium clash with Austria.
Meanwhile, the Football Association of Wales have moved quickly to ensure there will not be any ball boy controversy involving Charlie Morgan at their Liberty Stadium clash with Austria.
CHARLIE MORGAN, the Swansea ball boy at the centre of a controversial incident also involving Chelsea star Eden Hazard, is ineligible to be a ball boy in Wales' forthcoming friendly against Austria.
UP until this week, I knew nothing about the existence of, or associated responsibilities of a ball boy and/or football mascot.
But the Swans famous victory and passage to a first major final in their centenary year was over-shadowed by the row that followed the sending off of Chelsea's Eden Hazard for kicking a ball boy at Swansea.