Harry History: The strange story of Kane’s last visit to Huddersfield

Harry History: The strange story of Kane’s last visit to Huddersfield

Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane reacts after missing a chance during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second-leg football match between Tottenham Hotspur and KAA Gent at Wembley Stadium in north London, on February 23, 2017. / AFP / Justin TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)


Harry Kane has history against Saturday’s opponents Huddersfield Town, but I don’t blame you for struggling to remember…

The striker, who has scored nine goals for Tottenham in September including a Champions League hat-trick, was once a young man in search of first team football.

In the 2010/11 season, he found a temporary home in the form of League One side Leyton Orient.

In February 2011, Orient were 2-0 down at Huddersfield when a 17-year-old Kane made his mark on the game.

The youngster scored in the 73rd minute and was sent off four minutes later after receiving a second yellow card. It remains the only dismissal of Kane’s career.

Huddersfield Leyton Orient

Tom Carroll also played for the visitors that day.

Orient eventually found an equaliser, and Huddersfield went on to lose the play-off final despite finishing third in League One.

It’s safe to say things have changed for both Kane and Huddersfield since then. Saturday will be Tottenham’s first encounter with the Terriers since September 1972.


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