Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 34)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)

Hometown: Beckton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Sunderland (no. 18)
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Career History
Youth1997-1999Charlton Athletic
1999West Ham United
Senior1998-1999Charlton Athletic
1999-2004West Ham United
→ 2000-2001Bournemouth (loan)
→ 2004-2014Tottenham Hotspur (loan)
2004-2008Tottenham Hotspur
2008-2009Portsmouth
2009-2014Tottenham Hotspur
2014-2015Toronto
2015-Sunderland
Sports Mole has 1,228 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Chris Wood of Leeds United celebrates scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 19, 2015
West Ham United, Sunderland 'eye move for Leeds United striker Chris Wood'
West Ham United and Sunderland are reportedly interested in signing in-form Leeds United striker Chris Wood this month, but are unwilling to meet the £15m valuation.
Jan 17, 22:13
Andre Gray in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Result: Sam Vokes, Andre Gray fire Burnley into FA Cup fourth round
Goals from Sam Vokes and Andre Gray fire Burnley into the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of their Premier League rivals Sunderland at Turf Moor.
Jan 17, 21:40
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes "really disappointed" with Sunderland defeat
Sunderland boss David Moyes reveals his 'disappointment' with his team's 3-1 defeat at home to Stoke City in the Premier League.
Jan 14, 18:26
Stoke City striker Peter Crouch applauds the fans after being taken off during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Result: Stoke City storm to first Premier League win away at Sunderland
Stoke City score three times in the opening 34 minutes en route to a 3-1 win away at Sunderland - their first ever in the Premier League.
Jan 14, 17:34
Sunderland manager David Moyes looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on November 5, 2016
David Moyes: 'Sunderland are not easy targets during January transfer window'
Sunderland manager David Moyes attempts to discourage bids for his best players by claiming that the club should not be seen as an easy target during January.
Jan 13, 16:19
Patrick van Aanholt celebrates during the game between Spurs and Sunderland on January 16, 2016
Sunderland reject Crystal Palace bid for Patrick van Aanholt
Sunderland manager David Moyes reveals that the club have rejected an offer from Crystal Palace for full-back Patrick van Aanholt.
Jan 13, 14:26
Michy Batshuayi in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2016
Report: West Ham United interested in signing Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi
West Ham United are interested in signing Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi on loan in the January transfer window, according to reports.
Jan 9, 22:15
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Crystal Palace 'join race to sign Jermain Defoe from Sunderland'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is on the radar of Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce, according to a report.
Jan 7, 22:54
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
David Moyes: 'Jermain Defoe can now become a Sunderland great'
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists that Jermain Defoe is not for sale at any price, as he is too "important" to the Black Cats' survival hopes.
Jan 6, 18:17
Robert Snodgrass of Hull City controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round: second leg match between Hull City and AS Trencin at KC Stadium on August 7, 2014
West Ham United knocked back in pursuit of Robert Snodgrass?
A report claims that Hull City have turned down West Ham United's £3m bid for midfielder Robert Snodgrass, as the Hammers' search for new attacking talents continues.
Jan 6, 16:23
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
West Ham United 'end interest in Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe'
West Ham United reportedly end their pursuit of Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe after being told that he is not for sale.
Jan 6, 12:17
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Celtic to reject West Ham United's approach for Moussa Dembele?
A report claims that West Ham United have been knocked back in their approach to lure Moussa Dembele from Celtic, as the Scottish club are not willing to sell this month.
Jan 5, 18:46
Scott Hogan poses with his Player of the Month award for September 2016
Slaven Bilic praises West Ham United target Scott Hogan
Slaven Bilic hints that West Ham United are still in the race to sign Brentford's Scott Hogan, while also confirming that Simone Zaza will not play again for the club.
Jan 5, 16:12
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'Jermain Defoe guarantees goals'
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic admits that he thinks highly of Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe after the player was linked with a return to East London.
Jan 5, 13:26
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Tony Cottee wants West Ham United return for Jermain Defoe
Former West Ham United forward Tony Cottee urges the club to re-sign Jermain Defoe and does not believe that the striker will have trouble winning the fans over.
Jan 4, 21:24
Scott Hogan poses with his Player of the Month award for September 2016
Report: Brentford turn down £10m bid from West Ham United for Scott Hogan
Brentford reportedly turn down a £10m bid from West Ham United for in-demand striker Scott Hogan.
Jan 4, 20:18
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
West Ham United ask Sunderland to name Jermain Defoe price
West Ham United reportedly ask Sunderland to name their price for striker Jermain Defoe after seeing two offers turned down.
Jan 4, 19:50
Vito Mannone for Sunderland on October 18, 2014
Vito Mannone confident of Sunderland survival
Sunderland keeper Vito Mannone says that he is confident that the side will do enough to survive in the Premier League this season.
Jan 4, 17:58
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sunderland reject improved bid from West Ham United for Jermain Defoe?
Sunderland reportedly reject an offer of £6m from West Ham United for striker Jermain Defoe.
Jan 4, 14:17
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sunderland 'turn down West Ham United's £5m bid for Jermain Defoe'
Sunderland reportedly reject a £5m bid from West Ham United for striker Jermain Defoe.
Jan 4, 11:50
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe hails "brilliant" Sunderland spirit
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe hails his side's spirit after they came from behind twice to hold Liverpool to a 2-2 draw at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 17:37
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'Sunderland deserved Liverpool draw'
Sunderland manager David Moyes claims that his side deserved their 2-2 draw with title-chasing Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 17:30
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Stoke City at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Jurgen Klopp: 'I cannot explain Liverpool draw'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that he cannot explain his side's performance during their 2-2 draw with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 17:21
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Result: Jermain Defoe brace denies Liverpool
Liverpool miss the chance to close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea to three points courtesy of a 2-2 draw with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 16:55
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on October 25, 2016
Team News: Daniel Sturridge back for Liverpool
Daniel Sturridge returns for Liverpool's trip to Sunderland.
Jan 2, 14:03
Patrick van Aanholt and Roberto Firmino in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Sunderland 2-2 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Sunderland and Liverpool as two Jermain Defoe penalties prevent Liverpool from closing the gap on Chelsea to three points.
Jan 2, 14:00
John O'Shea for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
John O'Shea slams "unacceptable" performance
Sunderland captain John O'Shea hits out at his side's "unacceptable" display after their 4-1 defeat at Burnley.
Dec 31, 17:33
Burnley's English manager Sean Dyche arrives ahead of the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Newcastle United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England, on December 2, 2014
Result: Andre Gray hits treble in thumping Burnley win
Andre Gray scores three times as Burnley record a 4-1 win over Sunderland in Saturday's Premier League clash at Turf Moor.
Dec 31, 17:15
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'Sunderland capable of scoring more goals'
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists that he has players in his side capable of scoring goals despite managing just 16 in their 18 Premier League outings this season.
Dec 30, 19:58
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Jermain Defoe happy to be linked with return to West Ham United
Jermain Defoe says that transfer talk is "just part and parcel" of football, amid suggestions that West Ham United are looking to sign him from Sunderland.
Dec 30, 11:12
Patrice Evra of Juventus in action during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Juventus and Malmo FF on September 16, 2014
Slaven Bilic rules out January move for Patrice Evra
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic rubbishes suggestions that his side are interested in bringing Patrice Evra back to the Premier League in January.
Dec 29, 13:08
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Sunderland to reject any bids for Jermain Defoe?
Sunderland will reportedly reject any bids made for striker Jermain Defoe during the January transfer window.
Dec 27, 15:28
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sam Allardyce 'eyes Jermain Defoe reunion' at Crystal Palace
A report claims that new Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce wants to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe next month.
Dec 27, 09:41
Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Result: Manchester United ease past Sunderland on David Moyes return
David Moyes's first return to Old Trafford ends in defeat as his Sunderland side fall to a 3-1 loss at the hands of Manchester United.
Dec 26, 16:58
Juan Mata celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on November 19, 2016
Team News: Juan Mata in for Wayne Rooney
Juan Mata replaces Wayne Rooney as Manchester United welcome Sunderland to Old Trafford.
Dec 26, 14:03
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes hails "incredible" Victor Anichebe
Sunderland manager David Moyes believes that free agent signing Victor Anichebe would be worth "a lot of money" in the January transfer window.
Dec 24, 14:57
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
David Moyes: 'Jermain Defoe not for sale at any price'
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists that "priceless" Jermain Defoe is not for sale in January amid reported interest from West Ham United.
Dec 24, 14:01
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Report: West Ham United prepare £6m Jermain Defoe bid
A report claims that West Ham United will make a £6m bid for Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe in the January transfer window.
Dec 23, 09:58
Peter Crouch of Stoke City gestures during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Stoke City at Craven Cottage on September 22, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
David Moyes to target move for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch?
Sunderland manager David Moyes is reportedly targeting a move for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch during the January transfer window.
Dec 19, 18:24
Patrick van Aanholt celebrates during the game between Spurs and Sunderland on January 16, 2016
Result: Sunderland off bottom of Premier League as Watford lose at Stadium of Light
Sunderland climb to 18th place in the Premier League table and sit just one point outside the bottom three thanks to their 1-0 win over Watford at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 17, 17:03


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2Tottenham HotspurSpurs21136243142945
3Liverpool21136249242545
4Arsenal21135348222644
5Manchester CityMan City21133541261542
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd21117332201240
7Everton219663223933
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom218582828029
9Stoke CityStoke217682733-627
10Burnley2182112331-826
11Bournemouth2174103037-725
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2174102635-925
13Southampton216691926-724
14Watford2165102336-1323
15Leicester CityLeicester2156102434-1021
16Middlesbrough214891722-520
17Crystal Palace2144133040-1016
18Hull City2144132045-2516
19Sunderland2143142040-2015
20Swansea CitySwansea2143142349-2615
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