Football Association apologise for Harry Kane tweet

25 April 2018, 09:32 | Isaac Mcdaniel

Football Association apologise for Harry Kane tweet

FA apologise for tweet about Kane & Smalling in FA Cup semi

Tottenham striker Harry Kane defended his form after their FA Cup semifinal defeat to Manchester United.

After the match, the FA Cup's official Twitter account posted a message asking United defender Chris Smalling what was in his pocket .

The post has since been deleted with an apology issued by a spokesman for the FA saying 'We have written to both clubs to apologise for any offence caused'.

Kane, who has scored 37 goals in 44 appearances across all competitions for Spurs this season, struggled to impose himself as Tottenham lost 2-1 to United at Wembley.

The BBC report that neither Manchester United nor Tottenham were impressed with the tweet from the official FA account.

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The account is run in-house by the FA and the tweet also left senior figures at the organisation furious.

Chris Smalling admits he has not spoken to Gareth Southgate about being selected in his England squad for the World Cup, but says he will let his football do the talking.

"Sometimes as a striker, you go through spells.I have scored two goals in four games, it is not bad form".

'But when you set standards, people are going to look for things when you're not at them. I'm the same. I want to be better, I want to do better. It's been a tough week, a tough week for the team.



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