For instance, it had also been suggested in the past that this little man was not equipped play a lone striker role, but he did it with skill against Lithuania – just as he has for Sunderland all season. A goal and a man-of-the-match display against the minnows surely banks his place in next England
England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers Teddy Sheringham celebrates scoring against Greece in 2001 – Yahoo Sport looks at the oldest top 10 goalscorers for England after Jermain Defoe’s strike against Lithuania
Real Madrid are understood to have made signing Eden Hazard their top priority this summer and reports suggest the Belgian has a secret pact in place with the Blues in anticipation of the transfer. Spanish daily newspaper Marca claims Antonio Conte’s side promised Hazard last year that they would listen
Diego Costa says he is "very happy" at Chelsea but has also suggested he could be tempted to join a Ligue 1 club in the future
Manchester United have wanted Neymar for a long time, but not until reading this morning’s edition of the Catalan newspaper Sport did we truly understand just how much they want him. With the aid of a popular online translation tool, we learn that United are ready to “throw the house out of the window
A staggering four in five (80%) adults in the UK do not rank playing sport or going to the gym/exercising as one of their favourite leisure time activities, making it one of the least active countries compared to a global average of 70%. This was one of the stand-out results of the World Play Shortage
The Sunderland fan walked Jermain Defoe on to the pitch ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.
England allowed Lithuania to settle with slow passing and did not do enough to stretch the defence, according to boss Gareth Southgate.
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reflected on an emotional occasion after he came back into the England fold with a goal against Lithuania.
The returning Jermain Defoe and substitute Jamie Vardy gave England a 2-0 win over Lithuania to consolidate their lead in Group F.
The Spain international insists he is happy at Stamford Bridge, but admits he would like to experience life in the French top-flight at some stage