Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 32)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)

Hometown: Beckton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Sunderland (no. 28)
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 823 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Jermain Defoe excited for derby clash with Newcastle United next week
Jermain Defoe tells Sunderland fans to get behind the team in the Tyne-Wear derby next week.
Mar 26, 05:34
Diafra Sakho of West Ham celebrates with team-mates after scoring the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland at Boleyn Ground on March 21, 2015
Match Analysis: West Ham United 1-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at West Ham's late 1-0 victory over Sunderland in Dick Advocaat's first match in charge of the Black Cats.
Mar 21, 20:15
Diafra Sakho of West Ham celebrates with team-mates after scoring the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland at Boleyn Ground on March 21, 2015
Result: Late Diafra Sakho goal gives West Ham United Premier League win over Sunderland
Diafra Sakho scores an 88th-minute winner as West Ham defeat Sunderland 1-0 in the Premier League.
Mar 21, 19:21
West Ham's Sam Allardyce prior to kick-off against West Brom in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Half-Time Report: Goalless between West Ham United, Sunderland
It is goalless at the break between West Ham and Sunderland in their Premier League clash at Upton Park.
Mar 21, 18:18
Adam Johnson for Sunderland on January 1, 2015
Team News: Adam Johnson named on Sunderland bench for trip to West Ham United
Adam Johnson is named on the bench for Sunderland's Premier League visit to West Ham after his suspension following his recent arrest is lifted.
Mar 21, 17:16
Andrei Shevchenko (2nd right) of Chelsea celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON Quarter Final replay match against Tottenham on March 19, 2007
On this day: Andriy Shevchenko stars in Chelsea win over Tottenham Hotspur
On this day in 2007, Andriy Shevchenko helped Chelsea to a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in their FA Cup quarter-final replay at White Hart Lane.
Mar 19, 10:20
Goalkeeper Paul Robinson of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring a goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at White Hart Lane on March 17, 2007
On this day: Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Paul Robinson scores against Watford
Eight years ago today, Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Paul Robinson scored against Watford from the edge of his own penalty area.
Mar 17, 09:57
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Aston Villa at Stadium of Light on March 14, 2015
Result: Aston Villa thrash Sunderland
Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor each score twice to give Aston Villa a 4-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Mar 14, 16:55
Steven Fletcher for Sunderland on January 24, 2015
Team News: Sunderland recall Steven Fletcher for Aston Villa clash
Sunderland hand striker Steven Fletcher his first league start since January for their game with Aston Villa.
Mar 14, 14:21
Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup quarter-final against West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on March 7, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews a huge match at the bottom end of the Premier League table as Tim Sherwood's buoyant Aston Villa travel to Gus Poyet's stuttering Sunderland.
Mar 12, 16:40
New York City Football Club (NYCFC) player David Villa poses during an event to unveil Major League Soccer (MLS) new logo, in New York on September 18, 2014
Five players to look out for in Major League Soccer this year
Sports Mole picks out five players to keep a close eye on in Major League Soccer this year.
Mar 7, 10:15
Andy Cole celebrating a goal for Manchester United against Ipswich Town on March 4, 1995
On this day: Manchester United hit Ipswich Town for nine
Twenty years ago today, Andy Cole scored five goals as Manchester United recorded a 9-0 win over Ipswich Town.
Mar 4, 09:06
Danny Graham of Sunderland and Paul McShane of Hull City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match on March 3, 2015
Result: Hull City, Sunderland share the points in battling display
Premier League strugglers Hull City and Sunderland play out a 1-1 draw in a feisty clash on Tuesday evening at the KC Stadium.
Mar 3, 21:42
Wes Brown of Sunderland reacts after being shown a straight red card by Refere Roger East as John O'Shea of Sunderland appeals during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Preview: Hull City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Hull and Sunderland at the KC Stadium, with the two relegation rivals separated by just one point in the table.
Mar 2, 13:58
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal with Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Match Analysis: Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a look back over Manchester United's 2-0 victory at the expense of 10-man Sunderland.
Feb 28, 17:22
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal with Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Result: Wayne Rooney brace helps Manchester United see off Sunderland
Wayne Rooney's brace helps Manchester United bag a 2-0 win in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Feb 28, 16:51
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United is closed down by Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Half-Time Report: Manchester United, Sunderland goalless at the break
Manchester United and Sunderland are goalless at half time in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Feb 28, 15:47
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup Fourth round replay match between Manchester United and Cambridge United at Old Trafford on February 3, 2015
Fantasy Football advice: Week 27
Sports Mole previews week 27 of the Premier League from a fantasy football point of view.
Feb 26, 11:08
West Bromwich Albion's Welsh manager Tony Pulis shouts from the touchline during the English Premier League football match against Everton on January 19, 2015
Tony Pulis: 'I don't know the offside rule'
Tony Pulis admits that he does not know the offside rule in the aftermath of West Bromwich Albion's 0-0 draw with Sunderland.
Feb 21, 17:59
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland is callenged by Gareth McAuley of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Match Analysis: Sunderland 0-0 West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole analyses the goalless draw between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
Feb 21, 17:44
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland is callenged by Gareth McAuley of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Result: Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion share spoils in goalless draw
Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion draw 0-0 in a disappointing encounter at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 21, 16:55
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland is callenged by Gareth McAuley of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion level at interval
Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion enter the half-time break at the Stadium of Light with the score locked at 0-0.
Feb 21, 15:50
Lee Cattermole for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
Team News: Lee Cattermole makes Sunderland return
Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole plays his first game of 2015 as his side welcome West Bromwich Albion to the Stadium of Light.
Feb 21, 14:20
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Sunderland and West Brom at the Stadium of Light as Black Cats boss Gus Poyet seeks a pressure-relieving win.
Feb 19, 19:38
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Gus Poyet downbeat over Jermain Defoe injury
Gus Poyet says that striker Jermain Defoe could miss Sunderland's upcoming six-pointer with West Brom through injury.
Feb 18, 01:02
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe doubtful for West Bromwich Albion clash?
A calf injury could reportedly rule Jermain Defoe out of Sunderland's upcoming Premier League encounter against West Bromwich Albion.
Feb 17, 15:01
Billy Clarke of Bradford City celebrates scoring the first goal during the FA Cup Second Round football match between Bradford City and Dartford at Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade on December 7, 2014
Team News: Billy Clarke fit to start for Bradford City against Sunderland in FA Cup
Bradford City's Billy Clarke is fit to partner Jon Stead and James Hanson up front for the visit of Sunderland in the FA Cup fifth round.
Feb 15, 13:53
Manager Gustavo Poyet of Sunderland gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Gus Poyet 'bans backwards and sideways passes in training'
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet bans sideways and backwards passes in training as they prepare for their FA Cup last-16 tie at Bradford City.
Feb 14, 09:33
Bradford boss Phil Parkinson on the touchline against Brentford on September 7, 2013
Phil Parkinson wary of Jermain Defoe threat
Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson says that his side will need to stop Jermain Defoe when they face Sunderland in the FA Cup.
Feb 13, 19:13
Bobby Zamora of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Leroy Fer of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers at Stadium of Light on February 10, 2015
Match Analysis: Sunderland 0-2 Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 10, 22:22
Bobby Zamora of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Leroy Fer of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers at Stadium of Light on February 10, 2015
Result: Queen Park Rangers secure first away win
Queens Park Rangers clinch their first away points of the season with a 2-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 10, 21:44
Leroy Fer of QPR celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers at Stadium of Light on February 10, 2015
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-2 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the Premier League match between Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 10, 18:45
Joey Barton in action for QPR on August 30, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews the upcoming Premier League clash between Sunderland and QPR at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 9, 16:09
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on February 7, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'We should be fine if we keep up the energy'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe believes that his side can avoid relegation from the Premier League this season if they keep up their intensity.
Feb 8, 22:57
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on February 7, 2015
Jermain Defoe confident Sunderland can pull away from relegation zone
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe hopes that his side can continue their recent form by beating relegation rivals Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 13:44
 Swansea City player Ki Sung-Yueng dives to head the first Swansea goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on February 7, 2015
Ki Sung-yueng: 'We should have beaten Sunderland'
Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-yueng is adamant that his side created enough chances in the 1-1 draw with Sunderland to take all three points from the match.
Feb 8, 02:38
Sunderland player Seb Larsson celebrates after he had scored the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Sebastian Larsson disappointed not to secure win against Swansea City
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson is unhappy with the way that his side conceded an equaliser to Swansea City in their 1-1 draw at the Liberty Stadium.
Feb 8, 02:22
Swansea City's English manager Garry Monk gestures during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on August 16, 2014
Garry Monk 'disappointed' as Swansea City draw at home to Sunderland
Swansea boss Garry Monk believes that his side were the better team in their 1-1 draw with Sunderland.
Feb 7, 19:30
Sunderland player Jermain Defoe is challenged by Federico Fernandez of Swansea during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on February 7, 2015
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet hails impact of striker Jermain Defoe
Jermain Defoe, who scored in the 1-1 draw against Swansea, is a "special" striker who gives Sunderland "confidence", according to manager Gus Poyet.
Feb 7, 19:14
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on February 7, 2015
Player Ratings: Swansea City 1-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole sorts the heroes from the villains in Swansea City's 1-1 draw with Sunderland in South Wales.
Feb 7, 17:49
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