Craig Gordon seems still upset by the rough challenge he received from then Spurs striker Jermain Defoe when they clashed at White Hart Lane late 2009.
The No. 1 keeper then for Sunderland says he would not forget that day as they lost 2-0 and the striker broke his arm.
The Celtic goalie said he remembers the late challenge that altered the course of his life. He is the man in goal when England play Scotland at Hampden at the World Cup qualifiers. He says that he hopes to keep a clean shirt and leave the Bournemouth new signing hurting this time.
“Of course I know Defoe well. He broke my arm at White Hart Lane so you could definitely say there’s history there. No, I wasn’t pleased with the challenger. I went out to dive at his feet, he kicked my arm – and broke it,” the keeper said.
Gordon added that he still had “the metal work” in there as he had to undergo three operations to fix the issues. He complained that it still hurts him every now and then. He said after the game Defoe tried reaching out but he was not interested. Continue reading “CRAIG GORDON OUT TO BREAK ENGLAND HEARTS”