Kane equals Ronaldo's player of the month feat

The Tottenham forward, who scored four league goals in February, is the first player to win the award in consecutive months since the former Manchester United man in 2006


Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named the Premier League’s player of the month for February, while West Brom boss Tony Pulis has picked up the manager of the month award.

The 21-year-old, who is expected to be named in Roy Hodgson’s upcoming England squad, scored four goals in three games in February, including a double in the 2-1 win over Arsenal at White Hart Lane.

Kane is also the first player to win the award in consecutive months since Cristiano Ronaldo for Manchester United in 2006 – a feat also achieved by Dennis Bergkamp and Robbie Fowler.

“I’m very happy,” Kane told the Premier League’s official website.

“To win it once a year is great, let alone twice in two months. For me, the Arsenal game was the highlight of February. To score twice and to get that late winner was incredible.

“This season has happened so fast but I’ve always believed in myself. I just had to take my chance and thankfully I’ve done that.”

With two goals as many Premier League games in March, Kane could also become the first ever player in the Premier League to win the award three months in a row.

“To make history would be special. I’ve scored a couple of goals this month and there are still a few more games to go so hopefully I will be able to get a few more goals and we will see what happens. I am looking forward to the games ahead,” the Tottenham striker added.

Meanwhile, Pulis picks up his award after guiding West Brom to two wins and two draws February, and the club now sit eight points above the relegation zone.

“I’m very happy and honoured,” the Baggies boss said. “Since I came to the club everyone has made me feel welcome: that’s the players, the training ground staff and, most importantly, the fans.

“What we need to do now is make sure we finish the season on a high.”

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