English Football Association apologise for Kane tweet

FA Cup By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 23/04/2018

English Football Association have apologised for a tweet seemingly mocking Harry Kane's performance against Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho men came from a goal down to beat Spurs at Wembley Stadium over the weekend and a tweet from the official FA Cup account that included a short clip which appeared to poke fun at the performance of Spurs and England striker Kane.

Red Devils defender Chris Smalling saying Kane's name underneath a piece of text that read: 'What's that in your pocket, Chris?' 

Following the fallout from the tweet saying: "We have written to both clubs to apologise for any offence caused." an FA spokesperson told Press Association Sport.

The tweet has since been deleted by the Emirates FA Cup account, which has over 171,000 followers.

Kane endured a quiet afternoon at Wembley as Manchester United book a place in the FA Cup final and inflict an eighth straight semi-final defeat on Spurs in the process but the Three Lions star has scored 37 goals in 44 games in all competitions for North London outfit this season.

Smalling and Kane could feature together in the World Cup in Russia this summer, should Gareth Southgate opt to give the United defender a place in his 23-man England squad.