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
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Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe 'agrees three-year deal with Bournemouth'
A report claims that Jermain Defoe is on the brink of officially joining Bournemouth on a three-year deal after agreeing terms with the Cherries.
16:45
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Bournemouth hold talks with Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe?
Bournemouth reportedly hold talks with Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, who is free to leave the Stadium of Light.
May 22, 17:55
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Result: Champions Chelsea sign off with big win over Sunderland on John Terry farewell
Michy Batshuayi comes off the bench to score twice for Chelsea in their 5-1 final-day win over Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
May 21, 16:55
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Team News: John Terry starts final Chelsea match
John Terry is handed a start in his final Chelsea game as the Blues welcome Sunderland this afternoon.
May 21, 14:04
Joint Chairman of West Ham United David Gold looks on ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on May 04, 2013
David Gold: 'Youth players unlikely to break into West Ham United first team'
West Ham United co-chairman David Gold admits that the club's youth players are unlikely to break into the first team in the coming season.
May 21, 13:14
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Eddie Howe hoping to attract big-name players
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes that his side are now established enough in the Premier League to begin attracting higher-calibre signings.
May 19, 13:42
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Report: Jermain Defoe seeking £100,000-a-week deal, £6m signing-on fee
Jermain Defoe is reportedly seeking wages of £100,000 per week and a signing-on fee of around £6m from clubs wishing to sign him from Sunderland.
May 18, 19:20
Chelsea's Antonio Conte and Cesar Azpilicueta celebrate after the 4-3 victory over Watford on May 15, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Chelsea's final-day clash with Sunderland as the Blues prepare to be officially handed the Premier League title at Stamford Bridge.
May 18, 16:36
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Result: Arsenal beat Sunderland to take top-four race to final day
Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0 to ensure that the race for a top-four spot will go down to the final day of the season.
May 16, 21:37
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Premier League clash between top-four hopefuls Arsenal and relegated Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
May 15, 18:05
Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente celebrates after scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on January 21, 2017
Result: Swansea City on brink of safety with win at Stadium of Light
First-half goals from Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton earn Swansea City a 2-0 win over Sunderland, taking them four points clear of the dropzone.
May 13, 16:52
Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Sunderland trip
Swansea City are unchanged as they visit Sunderland in a vital relegation encounter.
May 13, 14:05
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Bournemouth up bid to sign John Terry, Jermain Defoe?
Bournemouth reportedly offer big-money contracts to both John Terry and Jermain Defoe as they look to sign the experienced duo for next season.
May 13, 10:38
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
David Moyes surprised by Jermain Defoe contract clause
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that he is surprised that Jermain Defoe has a relegation clause in his Black Cats contract.
May 12, 14:21
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Report: West Ham United eye Lukasz Teodorczyk
A report claims that West Ham United could move for Anderlecht forward Lukasz Teodorczyk at the end of the season.
May 9, 19:13
Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's on August 27, 2016
Six Premier League clubs hold interest in Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford?
Six Premier League clubs are reportedly interested in signing Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford ahead of next season.
May 8, 11:57
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe admits 'frustration' after win
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe admits his 'frustration' at seeing his side finally secure a win, one week on from their relegation.
May 6, 17:24
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Result: Hull stunned by Sunderland as survival hopes dented
Hull City slip to a 2-0 loss at home to Sunderland, ending their long run without defeat at the KCOM Stadium and leaving them in real danger of relegation.
May 6, 16:53
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Team News: One change for Hull City against Sunderland
Marco Silva makes one change to his Hull City lineup for the visit of Sunderland this afternoon.
May 6, 14:04
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Live Commentary: Hull City 0-2 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Sunderland's 2-0 win against Hull City, as the Tigers fell to a first home loss since Boxing Day.
May 6, 14:00
Jermain Defoe reacts to a missed opportunity against Manchester United on April 9, 2017
Sam Allardyce declares interest in Jermain Defoe, Mamadou Sakho
Sam Allardyce is interested in bringing Jermain Defoe and Mamadou Sakho to Crystal Palace on permanent deals, but is currently focused on the club's relegation battle.
May 5, 15:01
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 29, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Wholesale changes at Bournemouth not necessary'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that work has begun ahead of next season, with the Cherries looking to bring on board "a few players" in the summer.
May 5, 14:03
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
David Moyes concedes that Jermain Defoe could leave
David Moyes admits that losing Jermain Defoe this summer "is possible", but plays down suggestions that the club will cash in on young keeper Jordan Pickford.
May 5, 13:41
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis refuses to rule out move for Jermain Defoe
Tony Pulis suggests that West Bromwich Albion might be considering a move for Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, who will be a free agent at the end of the season.
May 5, 11:45
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Report: Bournemouth interested in John Terry, Jermain Defoe
Bournemouth are interested in signing experienced English duo John Terry and Jermain Defoe this summer, according to reports.
May 4, 20:23
Sunderland manager David Moyes at the Premier League match against Manchester United on April 9, 2017
David Moyes 'to overhaul Sunderland squad'
Sunderland boss David Moyes reportedly tells Black Cats chairman Ellis Short that he wants "an entirely new team" for the 2017-18 Championship season.
May 4, 15:30
Adam Smith in action for Bournemouth on September 10, 2016
Adam Smith calls on Jermain Defoe to join Bournemouth
Bournemouth defender Adam Smith wants former Tottenham Hotspur teammate Jermain Defoe to leave Sunderland for the Vitality Stadium this summer.
May 3, 22:28
Joshua King scores for Bournemouth against Sunderland on April 29, 2017
Result: Late Bournemouth goal sends Sunderland tumbling out of Premier League
Sunderland are relegated from the Premier League following a 1-0 defeat to Bournemouth in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 29, 16:53
Marten de Roon celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Sunderland on April 26, 2017
Result: Marten de Roon gives Middlesbrough slim survival hope with first win of 2017
Marten de Roon strikes early on to earn Middlesbrough a 1-0 victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland at the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 26, 21:38
Sunderland manager David Moyes at the Premier League match against Manchester United on April 9, 2017
Team News: Two changes for West Ham United against Sunderland
Slaven Bilic makes two enforced changes for West Ham United's trip to Sunderland this afternoon.
Apr 15, 14:04
Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Result: Manchester United beat Sunderland to heap further misery on David Moyes
Manchester United move into fifth place in the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-0 win away at 10-man Sunderland.
Apr 9, 15:25
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United's 3-0 victory over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Apr 9, 12:30
Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin keeps the ball away from Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe during their Premier League clash at Goodison Park on February 25, 2017
Jose Mourinho compares Jermain Defoe to Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has similar ability to Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the same age, according to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Apr 9, 10:20
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League contest between Sunderland and Manchester United.
Apr 7, 15:17
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Young cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery awarded 41st place in Grand National
Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery is awarded an honorary 41st place in the Grand National as he continues his battle against cancer.
Apr 5, 11:10
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on October 29, 2016
Result: Leicester City pour more misery on toothless Sunderland
Goals from Islam Slimani and Jamie Vardy keep up Leicester's 100% record under Craig Shakespeare as they beat rock-bottom Sunderland 2-0 at the King Power Stadium.
Apr 4, 21:38
Jermain Defoe lies injured during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Sunderland on April 30, 2016
Team News: Jermain Defoe fit to start for Sunderland
Jermain Defoe overcomes a knock in time to feature from the off in Sunderland's meeting with Leicester City, as David Moyes makes three alterations to his side.
Apr 4, 18:48
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring with Eric Dier and Adam Lallana during the World Cup qualifier between England and Lithuania on March 26, 2017
David Moyes pays tribute to super-fit Jermain Defoe
Sunderland boss David Moyes hails Jermain Defoe after the 34-year-old made a scoring return to the England team last weekend.
Mar 31, 12:42
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 has relegation release clause in Sunderland contract
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe will be free to leave the club should they suffer relegation from the Premier League due to a clause in his contract.
Mar 30, 18:43
Jermain Defoe lies injured during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Sunderland on April 30, 2016
Jermain Defoe: 'I've turned vegan'
England and Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reveals that he has turned vegan in order to prolong his playing career.
Mar 28, 14:58



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CChelsea38303585335293
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs38268486266086
3Manchester CityMan City38239680394178
4Liverpool382210678423676
5Arsenal38236977443375
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd381815554292569
7Everton3817101162441861
8Southampton381210164148-746
9Bournemouth381210165567-1246
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom38129174351-845
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham38129174764-1745
12Leicester CityLeicester38128184863-1544
13Stoke CityStoke381111164156-1544
14Crystal Palace38125215063-1341
15Swansea CitySwansea38125214570-2541
16Burnley38117203955-1640
17Watford38117204068-2840
RHull City3897223780-4334
RMiddlesbrough38513202753-2628
RSunderland3866262969-4024