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Harry and Herbie

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Football often runs in the blood of a family. Many siblings and father-son duos have been in the game and played it to a very high level. Recently, Barnsley were in the news for losing League One playoff final to Sheffield Wednesday. A player, Herbie Kane, caught the eye in the Barnsley lineup as fans began to wonder- Is Herbie Kane related to Harry Kane?

Is Herbie Kane related to Harry Kane?

In brief, Herbie Kane is not related to Harry Kane. Harry Kane has only one older brother, who is also his agent. He is named Charlie Kane, who came under hot water for his handling of the situation two seasons ago as Harry Kane tried to negotiate his exit from Tottenham.

Moreover, Herbie Kane was born in Bristol in 1998, while Harry Kane comes from London. Not much information is available regarding Herbie Kane’s family but it is definite that there’s no connection whatsoever to Harry Kane.

Herbie Kane came through the Liverpool academy where he was a highly-rated prospect, even making the Golden Boy ranking in 2018 alongside Trent Alexander-Arnold.

He is a key player for Barnsley, making 48 appearances in all competitions in the 2022/23 season.

Heartbreak for Herbie Kane and Barnsley

After Luton Town completed their fairytale campaign by winning the “Richest Game in Football” and getting promoted to the Premier League, Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday collided in the League One Playoff final. Sheffield Wednesday scored in the injury minute of extra time as heartbreak ensued for Barnsley and Herbie Kane. They will spend another season in League One, the third tier of English football.

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Sheffield Wednesday will be playing in the Championship next season, alongside Coventry City, who lost the play-off final to The Hatters.

For Herbie Kane and Barnsley, another season in the third tier beckons.

Vatsal Gupta
A die-hard Red Devil, who has straight up not had a good time since 2012. Lives on Korean dramas and books and can often be heard talking about armchair psychological stuff.

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