Found June 09, 2012 on Fox Soccer:
England striker Jermain Defoe has rejoined the European Championship squad after flying home following the death of his father. Defoe arrived back at the team's hotel in the Polish city of Krakow on Saturday morning, two days before the team faces France in its Euro 2012 opener. The Tottenham player has missed two training sessions since returning to England on Thursday morning after father Jimmy Defoe died. Defoe, Danny Welbeck and Andy Carroll are the strikers available for Monday's match in Donetsk, Ukraine with Wayne Rooney serving a two-match suspension.

Defoe heads home after death of father

England striker Jermain Defoe has returned home following the death of his father. The Football Association confirmed the news on Thursday morning, adding that the player is expected to return at some point and no replacement is being called up. It is not known at this point whether Defoe will be back prior to Monday's Group D opener against France in Donetsk. "England...

Defoe rejoins England squad

Jermain Defoe has returned to the England camp after flying home on Thursday morning to be with his family after...
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