Defoe in the running for World Cup spot, says Southgate
Jermain Defoe has every chance of being selected for England's World Cup squad in 2018, says manager Gareth Southgate. Defoe, 34, scored in England's 2-0 World Cup qualification win over Lithuania at Wembley on Sunday, his first international appearance since November 2013. Despite his age, Southgate insists the Sunderland striker will be considered if his side make it to Russia, as long as he is still fit and firing. "We have got to look every time we get together as to who is in form,"