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Jermain Defoe (Center), England and Tottenham Hotspur

EURO 2012 - England National Team Update

Only three years ago Defoe lost his 26-year-old half-brother and his grandmother.

Defoe is regarded as England's reserve striker and unlikely to start their opening Group D match against old foes France on Monday at England's opening Euro 2012 fixture in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Prior to the death of his father, Defoe attended The Prince's Trust Spring Ball at The Hurlingham Club on May 10, 2012 in London, England. (See photo above.)

England's quest for the Euro silverware will begin in Group D against co-hosts Ukraine, Sweden and France. The Three Lions will clash in the first fixture of their campaign against rivals France on Monday, June 11 in Donetsk.

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England has not beaten France in their last five meetings.

Wayne Rooney is suspended for the first two England National Team matches, therefore Defoe has a good chance of seeing some action. Ashley Young will probably fill the spot just behind a central striker in the absence of frontman Rooney, while Andy Carroll and Danny Welbeck are vying for the other forward berth.

Carroll was paired with Young during yesterday's public training session.

The 29-year-old Defoe is not expected to start against the French - however he offers a goalscoring option for Hodson if needed.

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