14/02/2020

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England captain Harry Kane backs Sportsmail’s petition to see Jimmy Greaves honoured

‘A wonderful campaign for a correct goalscoring legend’: England captain Harry Kane backs Sportsmail’s petition to get Jimmy Greaves honoured

England captain and Tottenham striker Harry Kane has thrown his fat powering Sportsmail’s campaign to recognise Jimmy Greaves with an honour.

Kane was between individuals to back our petition on social media on Thursday and numbers soared with much more than eight,000 folks signing up inside of the initial two days. 

Ex-Spurs star and Sportsmail columnist Peter Crouch and Arsenal supporter and Television set presenter Piers Morgan have been between some others to present guidance. 

Harry Kane (right) has backed Sportsmail's campaign to get Jimmy Greaves (left) honoured

Harry Kane (correct) has backed Sportsmail’s campaign to get Jimmy Greaves (remaining) honoured

The England captain and Tottenham striker tweeted about the 'great campaign' for Greaves

The England captain and Tottenham striker tweeted about the ‘great campaign’ for Greaves

‘A wonderful campaign for a correct goalscoring legend,’ claimed Kane as he circulated a link to the on the internet petition to his 2.8million followers on Twitter.

Morgan tweeted: ‘It’s an complete travesty that Jimmy Greaves has under no circumstances been honoured for his superb solutions to football and broadcasting. Make sure you guidance this wonderful campaign and indication the petition.’ 

Sportsmail launched the campaign to ‘Get Greavsie a Gong’ and hundreds of our viewers have despatched in letters and e-mail to share their thoughts. 

‘The response has been mind-boggling,’ claimed Jimmy’s son Danny. 

Greaves, who suffered a severe stroke five years ago, will be eighty on Thursday and a new film about his lifestyle will be revealed for the initial time on BT Sport on Tuesday.

If you would like to guidance Sportsmail’s campaign to ‘get Jimmy Greaves a gong’, make sure you click listed here.

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