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Jermain Defoe selection was another positive example of Gareth Southgate's shrewd judgement

Monday, 27 March 2017 11:39
Jermain Defoe selection was another positive example of Gareth Southgate's shrewd judgement

It is perhaps a measure of how far Wayne Rooney has fallen that a striker three years his senior started this encounter for England. Just as it is a measure of how positive a start Gareth Southgate has made that said veteran forward should score after only 20 minutes with what was his third touch of the game.

As difficult as it is to imagine Jermain Defoe still being involved come next year's World Cup, the Sunderland forward represents another positive example of Southgate's so far shrewd judgement. 

 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-4350726/MATT-LAWTON-Southgate-vindicated-Defoe-selection.html#ixzz4cWeDWR40 

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