Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 33)

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
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Roy Hodgson manager of England looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Estonia at Wembley on October 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: England vs. Turkey
Sports Mole previews England's first Euro 2016 warm-up match as they host Turkey at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
May 22, 00:15
Swansea City's Ghanaian striker Andre Ayew (L) celebrates with Swansea City's Korean midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng and Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (R) after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between As
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce plots double Swansea City raid?
Swansea City attackers Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis are both reportedly summer transfer targets of Sunderland.
May 19, 22:53
Jermain Defoe lies injured during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Sunderland on April 30, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts to missing out on England spot for Euro 2016
Jermain Defoe admits that he is 'disappointed' to have missed out on a place in England's Euro 2016 squad.
May 16, 18:45
Premier League match ball take on the first day of the 2015/16 season on August 8, 2015
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Premier League Striker of the Season
See who you voted for as the Premier League Striker of the Season in the 2015-16 Sports Mole Reader Awards.
May 16, 12:00
Quique Flores looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on March 2, 2016
Preview: Watford vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the final-day Premier League clash between Watford and Sunderland at Vicarage Road in what is Quique Flores's final match in charge of the Hornets.
May 14, 21:33
Jermain Defoe celebrates with Patrick van Aanholt during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Jermain Defoe hails Sunderland's "team spirit"
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reveals his delight after the Black Cats secured Premier League survival with a 3-0 win over Everton.
May 11, 22:12
Sunderland's players pile on in celebration of their third goal during the 3-0 win over Everton at the Stadium of Light on May 11, 2016
Result: Sunderland secure Premier League survival
Sunderland secure Premier League survival and relegate Newcastle United and Norwich City after beating Everton 3-0 at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday night.
May 11, 21:38
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sam Allardyce: Jermain Defoe "very good option" for England
Sam Allardyce urges Roy Hodgson to make experienced centre-forward Jermain Defoe part of the England squad for Euro 2016.
May 10, 09:34
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'We're in a very good position'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side are in a "very good position" following their 3-2 victory over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:54
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe after the striker scored his 15th Premier League goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:26
Wahbi Khazri celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea on May 7, 2016
Result: Sunderland climb out of relegation zone with comeback win over 10-men Chelsea
Sunderland come from behind to seal a 3-2 victory over 10-men Chelsea at the Stadium of Light and move out of the relegation zone.
May 7, 16:57
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Chelsea
Sam Allardyce fields an unchanged lineup as Sunderland host Chelsea in the Premier League.
May 7, 14:04
Wahbi Khazri celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea on May 7, 2016
Live Commentary: Sunderland 3-2 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at the Stadium of Light.
May 7, 14:00
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Preview: Sunderland vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to struggling Sunderland's home encounter against recently-dethroned champions Chelsea.
May 5, 18:43
Jermain Defoe celebrates with Patrick van Aanholt during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Bournemouth to move for Jermain Defoe?
Jermain Defoe is reportedly a major summer transfer target of Bournemouth, particularly if Sunderland are relegated to the Championship.
May 4, 09:41
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe contribution
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce praises striker Jermain Defoe for keeping his side in with a chance of Premier League survival with his 14 goals this season.
May 1, 22:16
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce concerned by Sunderland nerves
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that he is concerned by the nerves his side showed during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
May 1, 21:01
Sam Allardyce is feeling fruity during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce: 'Decisions went against us'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says that refereeing decisions prevented his team from winning, but is pleased with the late equaliser against Stoke City.
Apr 30, 17:59
Jermain Defoe lies injured during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Sunderland on April 30, 2016
Result: Jerman Defoe's last-gasp penalty keeps Sunderland's survival hopes alive
Jermain Defoe scores a last-gasp penalty to draw 1-1 with Stoke City and keep Sunderland's hopes of Premier League survival alive.
Apr 30, 17:08
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Stoke City
Sam Allardyce opts against making any changes for the trip to Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 30, 14:18
Duncan Watmore of Sunderland scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Preview: Stoke City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and relegation-threatened Sunderland at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 29, 13:47
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce unhappy with penalty call in Arsenal draw
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce questions referee Mike Dean's decision to not award his side a penalty for handball in the 0-0 draw with Arsenal.
Apr 24, 17:34
Olivier Giroud looks dejected after a missed opportunity during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at Stadium of Light on April 24, 2016
Result: Chances missed as Sunderland, Arsenal share a point
Sunderland and Arsenal play out a goalless draw at the Stadium of Light after both sides miss chances to nab a winner.
Apr 24, 15:56
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Team News: Sunderland, Arsenal unchanged for Stadium of Light clash
Sunderland remain unchanged for this afternoon's visit of Arsenal, while the Gunners welcome Jack Wilshere back to their squad.
Apr 24, 13:08
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sam Allardyce "brainwashed" into doubting Jermain Defoe
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce hails the goalscoring success of Jermain Defoe this season, which he admits could have been a different story.
Apr 22, 18:52
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Preview: Sunderland vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the Stadium of Light between Sunderland and Arsenal.
Apr 22, 16:50
Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Alex Neil: 'Big decisions went against us'
Norwich City manager Alex Neil insists that Sunderland's first two goals should not have counted after his side lost their relegation six-pointer.
Apr 16, 18:39
Jermain Defoe and Fabio Borini celebrate their second during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Sunderland on April 16, 2016
Result: Sunderland win at Norwich City to throw relegation scrap wide open
Sunderland end their six-game winless streak and earn a massive three points at relegation rivals Norwich City to close within a point of the Canaries.
Apr 16, 14:39
Robbie Brady and DeAndre Yedlin in action during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Sunderland on April 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Norwich City 0-3 Sunderland - as it happened
Read how the Premier League basement battle between Norwich City and Sunderland unfolded with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Apr 16, 11:46
Norwich's Russell Martin celebrates scoring the opener against Sunderland on August 15, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's huge Premier League basement battle between Norwich City and Sunderland.
Apr 15, 16:54
Claudio Ranieri celebrates at the end of the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Team News: Sunderland, Leicester City both unchanged
Sunderland and Leicester City are both unchanged for this afternoon's Premier League contest at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 10, 12:32
Wes Morgan celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton on April 3, 2016
Preview: Sunderland vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Leicester City at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 8, 01:22
Claudio Yacob and Jan Kirchhoff in action during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion on April 2, 2016
Result: Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion play out goalless draw
Sunderland remain in the bottom three of the Premier League table after playing out a 0-0 draw against West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 2, 16:53
Claudio Yacob and Jan Kirchhoff in action during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion on April 2, 2016
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-0 West Bromwich Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the goalless draw between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 2, 14:00
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 1, 20:08
Aleksandar Mitrovic strips to celebrate his equaliser during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Result: Newcastle United stop Tyne-Wear derby rot
Aleksandar Mitrovic scores seven minutes from time to rescue a point for Newcastle United from their home clash against local rivals Sunderland.
Mar 20, 15:22
Jermain Defoe celebrates with Patrick van Aanholt during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Team News: Jermain Defoe returns for Sunderland at Newcastle United
Jermain Defoe returns to the Sunderland starting lineup for Sunday afternoon's Tyne-Wear derby against fellow Premier League strugglers Newcastle United.
Mar 20, 12:40
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez on March 20, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 1-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Find out how Newcastle United secured a 1-1 draw against Sunderland at St James' Park with Sports Mole's text updates.
Mar 20, 12:30
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Newcastle United on March 14, 2016
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park.
Mar 18, 18:58
Jermain Defoe (R) of Sunderland celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'Time running out for Sunderland heading into derby clash'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe says that his side must simply do whatever it takes to beat Newcastle United next weekend and keep their hopes of survival alive.
Mar 16, 22:27
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester382312368363281
2Arsenal382011765362971
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs381913669353470
4Manchester CityMan City381991071413066
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd381991049351466
6Southampton381891159411863
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham381614865511462
8Liverpool3816121063501360
9Stoke CityStoke38149154155-1451
10Chelsea381214125953650
11Everton381114135955447
12Swansea CitySwansea381211154252-1047
13Watford38129174050-1045
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom381013153448-1443
15Crystal Palace38119183951-1242
16Bournemouth38119184567-2242
17Sunderland38912174862-1439
RNewcastle UnitedNewcastle38910194465-2137
RNorwich CityNorwich3897223967-2834
RAston Villa3838272776-4917