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Heartbroken fans who made 31-hour trip to watch Tottenham get Kane consolation

Harry Kane has invited two U.S.-based Tottenham fans to be his guest at a game after making a 31-hour journey to England.

• November 29, 2021
Harry Kane
Harry Kane

Harry Kane has invited two U.S.-based Tottenham fans to be his guest at a game after making a 31-hour journey to England.

The fans had made their way to Burnley for the game, only for the fixture to be called off.

The match at Turf Moor was postponed a little under an hour before kick-off due to heavy snow.

Attempts to clear the pitch began around 90 minutes before the scheduled 2:00 p.m (1400 GMT) kick-off were unsuccessful.

Ken and Brandi Saxton had detailed their journey from Dallas on social media, and Kane quickly responded when he became aware of their exploits on Sunday evening.

“Just been sent this tweet and absolutely gutted for you! For your commitment and to make up for the match being called off, I’d like to invite you to a home game as my guest when you’re next in London,” The England star wrote.

Kane’s offer unsurprisingly went down well, and Brandi Saxton responded on Twitter: “Well, the husband has officially gone viral, and we’ve personally been invited to watch the Spurs by Harry Kane!!”

(dpa/NAN)

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