Jermain Defoe will return home from England’s Euro 2012 squad due to his father’s death.
“England striker Jermain Defoe has returned home to England this morning following the passing of his father overnight,” read an FA statement.
“Jermain will re-join the England Euro squad in due course. There will be no replacement player called in.
“We would ask all media to respect Jermain and his family’s privacy at this difficult time.”
On behalf of all at SpursWeb, we would like to pass on our condolences to Jermain’s family at this very sad time.
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