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August finished a few hours ago and so obviously Harry Kane has scored a goal

September couldn't come soon enough for the Spurs and England forward

Nobody has been wishing summer away more than Harry Kane.

The prolific 24-year-old forward is famously cursed during the month of August, having never scored a league goal in the first month of season.

After three fruitless games for Spurs last month, September’s arrival has seen Kane resume normal service with a goal for England.

Until next August, Harry ***evil laugh***

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Until next August, Harry ***evil laugh***

Yes, it was against the minnows of Malta and yes, it came after a dreary, goalless first half but a goal in a World Cup qualifier is not to be sniffed at.

Kane got off the mark for this season with a regulation finish from close range after Dele Alli found his team-mate with a composed pass.

The Maltese defence had dropped so deep that two of their defenders were behind the keeper when Kane slotted his finish to put the Three Lions one-nil up.

Dele Alli gained possession in the box

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Dele Alli gained possession in the box

Kane was unmarked less than ten yards out

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Kane was unmarked less than ten yards out

With the calendar in mind, he made no mistake with the finish

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With the calendar in mind, he made no mistake with the finish

The strike was Kane’s ninth goal at international level.

However, the fact it came after 45 minutes of terribly boring football against the world’s 190th ranked side meant fans weren’t exactly in the mood to celebrate.

Another underwhelming England performance… who would have guessed?

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