Angry Tottenham Fans Have Been Harassing An Innocent Woman Thanks To Her Unfortunate Twitter Handle

It’s hard to tell who’s having a worse day, Andre Villas-Boas or Ashley Van Buren.

1. This is New Yorker Ashley Van Buren. She isn’t the manager of Tottenham Hotspur FC.

2. This is Andre Villas-Boas. He isn’t the manager of Tottenham Hotspur FC either. Although he was until his side got thrashed 5-0 at home by Liverpool.

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Between the final whistle on Sunday evening and Villas-Boas losing his job on Monday morning, Spurs fans took to Twitter to vent their frustrations. Trouble is, rather than venting them at the best dressed man in football, they sent them to innocent New Yorker Ashley Van Buren thanks to her unfortunate Twitter handle - @AVB.

10. We’ve been here before. Remember poor old John Lewis (not the shop) who turned out to be the nicest man on the planet?

11. And Ashley isn’t the first American to get caught up in British sporting crossfire. Poor @theashes.

12. So the lesson to anyone throwing in a random Twitter handle before checking whether it’s the right one…

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