Harry Kane 'ruled out until May'

Harry Kane 'ruled out until May'

The Tottenham striker was taken off in the first-half of their fixture against Bournemouth on Sunday with damaged ankle ligaments - the third he has suffered the same injury in 18 months.

In a major blow for club and country, Kane's anticipated lay-off would see him ruled out until the end of April and have just a handful of games left at the end of the season to try to regain fitness ahead of England's World Cup campaign in Russian Federation.

When Kane was injured twice with the same problem last season, he missed seven weeks from September, then just over three weeks from March.

According to reports in the British media on Tuesday, the injury is serious enough that Kane is facing a race against time to return to action in time for the World Cup in June.

Kane's participation for England during next week's worldwide break also appears in doubt, with the Three Lions set to face Holland and Italy in friendlies.

More news: Federer, Cilic, Del Potro advance in Indian Wells, Djokovic out
More news: Active Volume Stock: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)
More news: Taylor Swift's new video for 'Delicate' features a gay porn actor

The major bombshell means that he is set to sit out the club's next five league games, as well as England's friendlies against Holland and Italy, as well as the FA Cup quarter final and semi final if they progress, while leaves him facing a race against time to be fit for the Three Lions' World Cup campaign.

Tottenham are back in Premier League action following the worldwide break with a trip to top-four rivals Chelsea on April 1.

Spurs planned to send him for a scan on the injury on Monday but that was put back as his ankle was too swollen to assess properly.

With the World Cup in Russian Federation now less than 100 days away, the FA will not want Kane rushed back from his injury by Spurs.

Related Articles

  • Timberwolves snap losing streak with win over Warriors

    Timberwolves snap losing streak with win over Warriors

    The over is 11-4 in the Warriors' last 15 games coming off a loss and is a ideal 6-0 in the Timberwolves' last six home games. Toronto picked up its 15th victory in 16 games despite just nine points from All-Star DeMar DeRozan on 4 of 16 shooting.
    Nicolas Cage is Superman in Teen Titans GO! to the Movies

    Nicolas Cage is Superman in Teen Titans GO! to the Movies

    Two decades ago, Cage was even lined up to star in Tim Burton 's Superman Lives movie , before the project ultimately fell apart. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their heart, the Teen Titans head to Tinsel Town, certain to pull off their dream.
    Shia LaBeouf Breaks Silence on 'Mortifying' Arrest

    Shia LaBeouf Breaks Silence on 'Mortifying' Arrest

    It's very hard to keep doing what you're doing when you feel like it's the antithesis of your objective on this planet". "What went on in Georgia was mortifying", he began. "The truth is, in my desperation, I lost the plot".
  • RBI discontinues LOUs/LOCs issuance for trade credit for imports

    RBI discontinues LOUs/LOCs issuance for trade credit for imports

    These firms raised short-term credit from overseas branches of other Indian banks based on these LoUs. The issue of LoU for import of pearls in large quantity in the PNB case was rather unusual.
    Philadelphia Eagles release TE Brent Celek after 11 seasons

    Philadelphia Eagles release TE Brent Celek after 11 seasons

    Celek finished with 398 catches for 4,998 receiving yards and 31 receiving touchdowns in his 175 games with the Eagles. The Eagles also made a terribly harsh decision - but one many say is necessary in cutting Brent Celek .
    Florida School Shooting: Prosecutors seeking death penalty

    Florida School Shooting: Prosecutors seeking death penalty

    Tony Montalto's daughter was one of 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in February. The announcement doesn't negate the ability for a plea deal to be reached.
  • Jose Mourinho: 'Referee right not to send off Jurgen Klopp'

    Jose Mourinho: 'Referee right not to send off Jurgen Klopp'

    Speaking at his post-match news conference on Saturday, Liverpool FC manager Klopp said: "We have to respond, 100 per cent". On why Liverpool weren't at their best, he added: "I have no explanation for that because it's clear".

    Arbor Realty Trust (ABR)

    It increased, as 29 investors sold XON shares while 30 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. TheStreet raised Vornado Realty Trust from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th.
    Kim Kardashian West doesn't want more than four children

    Kim Kardashian West doesn't want more than four children

    While her surrogacy experience wasn't always the easiest, Kardashian knows that they ultimately made the right decision. Though she admits her "time is spread really thin" already, Kim hasn't exactly ruled out expanding her brood yet.
  • Missing employee received early promotion — CDC

    Missing employee received early promotion — CDC

    Schuchat said that Cunningham was promoted to commander effective July 1 "in recognition of his exemplary performance in the U.S. Cunningham , who attended Harvard and Morehouse College, left work early on February 12 because he said he was feeling ill.
    Dog dies after being placed in overhead compartment during United flight

    Dog dies after being placed in overhead compartment during United flight

    United's pet policy says animals must be in a carrier that can fit underneath the seat in front of the passenger. Gremminer said she has been offered $75 credit by the airline which, she said, just makes things worse.
    Kittel aces stage 6 as Kwiatkowski keeps lead

    Kittel aces stage 6 as Kwiatkowski keeps lead

    Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski expressed pride in his "most important stage-race victory" to date, after winning the Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday.