Dominic Ball admits wanting to emulate Tottenham coach Ugo Ehiogu's success against Celtic

Rangers loanee Dominic Ball wants to score a goal like Ugo Ehiogu's against Celtic.

Rangers loanee Dominic Ball has told The Scottish Herald that he would love to score a goal like Tottenham coach Ugo Ehiogu against Celtic.

Ball, 20, is currently on loan at Rangers from Tottenham, where he has come up through the ranks having arrived from Watford back in 2011, and even spent time on loan at Cambridge United last season.

His move to Rangers meant a reunion with his former Watford coach Mark Warburton, and it's been a productive season for the youngster, who has impressed at both centre back and in defensive midfield.

This weekend, Ball is in line to feature in the huge Old Firm derby against Celtic, with a place in the Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park on Sunday afternoon.

Ball doesn't have to look far for inspiration, as Tottenham's Under-21 coach Ugo Ehiogu - who Ball of course worked with at White Hart Lane - played for Rangers between 2007 and 2008, which brought him a memorable moment against Celtic.

Former defender Ehiogu scored a stunning bicycle kick against Celtic at Celtic Park back in 2007, making himself a fan favourite amongst the Ibrox crowd for that goal.

Now, Ball has told The Scottish Herald that he wants to emulate Ehiogu's moment on Sunday afternoon, but acknowledged that he may not be that far forward to score such a goal.

Ball also admitted that he didn't even know about the goal before he joined Rangers, and Ehiogu kept it under the radar when asked about it.

"I didn’t know about his goal," said Ball. "He kept it quiet when I was coming up. As soon as I got up here, I saw his picture on the wall. I have spoken to him about it. I was like ‘what happened here?’ Ugo said he keeps it under the radar. But I said ‘well done’ anyway. It was a bicycle kick. It was brilliant. Of course, I wouldn’t mind one of those on Sunday. But that’s if I get in the box!" he added.

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