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Meet the Argyle ball boys manning the sidelines

Only four days to go to the big match on Wednesday when Plymouth Argyle take on Liverpool at Home Park in the FA Cup third round replay.

Players and fans are eagerly awaiting the clash, but so are the ball boys who turn up every home game.

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It's also a chance of a lifetime for the ballboys who will be manning the sidelines at Home Park the FA Cup replay against mighty Liverpool.

It's going to be a huge game and especially with the atmosphere - it's going to be brilliant game.

– Braydon Page, Argyle ball boy

The boys were training at the ground to make sure they were in top form for the Liverpool game.

Ball boys co-ordinator Colin Bunney says the game will be one to remember for the lads.

Although it looks easy from the stands when a ball's bouncing at you from different angles and you've got a six foot two centre half chasing the ball as well - it can be a bit intimidating.

They might not see another game like this for another 30 to 40 years so my advice to them is enjoy it as best as they can.They can't sit down and watch it like the average supporter. They need to be on their toes but enjoy it and they'll always remember it.

– Colin Bunney, Ball boys co-ordinator
It's a chance of a lifetime for the ballboys who will be manning the sidelines. Credit: ITV West Country

Meanwhile, thousands of new seats have been made available for the Pilgrim's historic FA Cup replay with Liverpool after an unprecedented demand for tickets.

Plymouth Argyle fans are no doubt still celebrating after the Pilgrims held Liverpool to a goalless draw. Credit: PA

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