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‘I might be glad to disappoint King Charles III’


Tottenham Hotspur head coach Ange Postecoglou has joked he could be ‘glad to disappoint’ King Charles III after discovering he was a Burnley fan.

Postecoglou was amongst a number of Australians invited to Buckingham Palace this week and he’s now making ready for his Spurs facet to face the Clarets on Saturday. Although a visitor of honour on the Palace, Postecoglou didn’t get an opportunity to fulfill the monarch face-to-face.

At a pre-match press convention, Postecoglou was informed of the irony that the King is in truth a Burnley fan.

“Most likely why they stored him away from me! I might be glad to disappoint him on that entrance. No drawback,” he replied.

“I did not get inside ten toes of the King and if I had have gotten nearer I in all probability would have requested him concerning the Parthenon Marbles and I might in all probability have gotten thrown out.

“It was good for me and my spouse. These are experiences you’re simply lucky due to the place I maintain, not essentially who I’m.

“What we attempt to do, my spouse and I, is admittedly immerse ourselves in it and simply seeing the individuals in there and listening to their tales, the enjoyment they’ve of being there, it is vital for me and my spouse seeing how vital it’s for them. Once you’re in that area, it is particular. So yeah, it was day.

Charlotte Grant

Ladies’s crew star Charli Grant was additionally at Buckingham Palace / Jess Hornby/GettyImages

“We acquired an invitation from the Australian authorities. Me and the opposite Aussies within the group, Mile [Jedinak, first-team coach], Scott [Munn, chief football officer], Charli Grant from the ladies’s crew.

“It was good, a unique expertise. Simply actually inspiring as a result of the individuals we met there work for charities, nice causes, army individuals, people who find themselves actual heroes for society.

“They know who I’m and are available up and say howdy, however simply asking them about who they’re and their life, you see so many improbable individuals who accomplish that a lot in communities, typically with out a number of heralding from the broader public acknowledgement.

“I might see how glad they have been to be there as a result of lastly there was some acknowledgement for them. Bizarrely sufficient, the solar was shining in London so we had a very nice afternoon.”

Tottenham will relegate Burnley with a win in north London on Saturday. The Clarets want three factors and Nottingham Forest to lose to Chelsea later within the day to face any real looking probability of Premier League survival given their vastly inferior purpose distinction.