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Kane sinks Fulham to become Spurs' joint record scorer

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England captain Kane netted on the stroke of half-time with a clinical strike from the edge of the penalty area at Craven Cottage.Greaves' Tottenham record had stood since 1970, but Kane's first goal in his last three appearances gave him a share of the historic milestone."I was just trying to get myself into a position where I can get half a yard.

I used the defender to bend it around him. It was a nice goal," Kane said."I have been playing football long enough now to know where the goal is.

It is just instinct." Kane could break Greaves' record in Tottenham's next match in the FA Cup fourth round at second tier Preston on Saturday."The FA Cup is important for us.

We will see what the manager says but I will be ready," Kane said.It is only a matter of time before Kane takes sole possession of Tottenham's most hallowed record.That remarkable achievement would have seemed impossible during a difficult start to his career that featured several failed loan spells before he finally emerged as a star.Greaves, who died aged 81 in 2021, is regarded as one of the most natural goal scorers in football history.A member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning squad, who netted 44 times for his country, Greaves is the highest scorer in English top-flight history with 357 goals.For Kane to be alongside such a legendary player is a tribute to his predatory instincts and his perseverance.

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