Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 34)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)

Hometown: Beckton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Bournemouth (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
2015-2017Sunderland
2017-Bournemouth
International2004-England
Sports Mole has 1,349 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts after losing to Bournemouth on April 29, 2017
Jermain Defoe: 'I am ready to start for Bournemouth'
Jermain Defoe says that he is "itching to start" after being named on the bench for Bournemouth's first two matches of the new Premier League campaign.
Aug 21, 14:10
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts after losing to Bournemouth on April 29, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe not where he needs to be fitness-wise'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that Jermain Defoe has not started in the Premier League this season as he is currently "not where he needs to be fitness-wise".
Aug 21, 10:16
Tony Pulis calls the shots during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Result: Debutant Ahmed Hegazi heads West Bromwich Albion to victory over Bournemouth
West Bromwich Albion open the new Premier League season with a 1-0 win over visitors Bournemouth, thanks to a debut goal from new centre-back Ahmed Hegazi.
Aug 12, 16:52
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 29, 2017
Eddie Howe has "no immediate plans" to add to Bournemouth squad
Eddie Howe is happy with Bournemouth's squad depth on the eve of the Premier League campaign, admitting that he will only make another signing if a player gets injured.
Aug 11, 11:38
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe with fan Bradley Lowery at the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Everton to host charity game at Goodison Park in memory of Bradley Lowery
Everton announce that they will host a charity football match at Goodison Park this September in memory of young Bradley Lowery.
Jul 24, 20:29
Raheem Sterling and Jermain Defoe celebrate during the World Cup qualifier between England and Lithuania on March 26, 2017
Jermain Defoe 'dreams' of earning place in World Cup squad
Jermain Defoe hopes to impress in the Premier League with Bournemouth next season to force his way into England boss Gareth Southgate's World Cup plans.
Jul 24, 12:00
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Sunderland interested in Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack?
Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack is reportedly wanted by Sunderland, despite the Scotsman working his way back into Steve Bruce's first-team plans.
Jul 16, 10:54
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe with fan Bradley Lowery at the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe returns to England for Bradley Lowery funeral
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe leaves the club's pre-season training camp in Spain to travel back to England for the funeral of Bradley Lowery on Friday.
Jul 13, 17:48
Simon Francis in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Simon Francis: 'Bournemouth targeting top-eight finish'
Bournemouth captain Simon Francis says that his team have the credentials to break into the top eight in the Premier League next season.
Jul 11, 17:20
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe with fan Bradley Lowery at the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe pays tribute to "best friend" Bradley Lowery
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe says an emotional farewell to Bradley Lowery following the six-year-old's death from a rare form of cancer.
Jul 8, 20:04
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe with fan Bradley Lowery at the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Sunderland pay tribute to Bradley Lowery with a minute's applause
Sunderland pay tribute to Bradley Lowery ahead of their pre-season meeting against Bury following the young supporter's tragic death.
Jul 7, 22:16
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe with fan Bradley Lowery at the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe pays heartfelt tribute to young cancer fighter Bradley Lowery
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe pays a heartfelt tribute to his "best friend" Bradley Lowery.
Jul 6, 19:26
Tyias Browning of Everton in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Leeds United and Everton at Elland Road on August 1, 2015 in Leeds, England.
Sunderland boss Simon Grayson to raid Everton for three players?
A report claims that Everton duo Tyias Browning and Brendan Galloway are to undergo medicals with Sunderland ahead of joining on loan.
Jul 4, 14:54
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe: 'Mum swayed Bournemouth move'
England international Jermain Defoe reveals that his mother played a part in the forward deciding to re-join Bournemouth in this summer's transfer window.
Jul 1, 14:08
Tottenham's Lewis Holtby celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Fulham during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Newcastle United, Bournemouth chase Lewis Holtby deal?
Newcastle United and Bournemouth are both reportedly keen on signing Hamburger SV midfielder Lewis Holtby, who has previously had a spell with Tottenham Hotspur.
Jun 30, 12:10
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe with fan Bradley Lowery at the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe bids farewell to Sunderland fans
New Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe bids farewell to the Sunderland fans following his move to the Vitality Stadium.
Jun 29, 15:23
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Bournemouth confirm Jermain Defoe signing
Bournemouth confirm the arrival of England international striker Jermain Defoe on a three-year deal following his release by Sunderland.
Jun 29, 14:41
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe 'completes Bournemouth move'
Jermain Defoe reportedly completes his move to Bournemouth on a free transfer following his departure from relegated Sunderland.
Jun 29, 13:24
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Bournemouth doubting Jermain Defoe deal due to financial demands?
Bournemouth reportedly have doubts over the cost of signing Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe.
Jun 28, 10:12
England's midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies against France's midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the friendly football match between England and France at Wembley Stadium in west London on November 17, 2015
Preview: France vs. England
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's international friendly between France and England at the Stade de France in Paris.
Jun 12, 19:35
Harry Kane in action during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Harry Kane to retain England captaincy for France game
England manager Gareth Southgate confirms that Harry Kane will once again captain the team during Tuesday's international friendly with France in Paris.
Jun 12, 13:40
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate speaks with Jamie Vardy during the World Cup qualifier with Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Jamie Vardy withdraws from England squad
Forward Jamie Vardy will play no part in England's games with Scotland and France after withdrawing from the squad through injury.
Jun 7, 16:37
Chelsea's John Terry during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Bournemouth move closer to John Terry deal?
Bournemouth reportedly move closer to securing a deal for John Terry after the Chelsea defender held talks with boss Eddie Howe.
Jun 7, 09:55
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe during the Premier League match against Everton on February 25, 2017
Jermain Defoe: 'I've had medical at Bournemouth'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe acknowledges that he has already had a medical at Bournemouth ahead of a transfer later this summer.
Jun 6, 17:41
Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac poses for a team photo on July 17, 2015
Premier League: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2017
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Premier League with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jun 6, 12:00
John Terry poses with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Bournemouth 'not interested in John Terry'
Bournemouth reportedly end their pursuit of Chelsea captain John Terry due to the imminent arrival of Jermain Defoe at the club.
May 27, 19:24
England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate looks on during his side's match against Croatia Under-21 on October 10, 2014
Gareth Southgate: 'Wayne Rooney omitted due to good form of other players'
Gareth Southgate defends his decision to leave Wayne Rooney out of the England squad, which he claims is due to the "good form" of other players.
May 25, 15:50
England captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Wayne Rooney left out of England squad
Captain Wayne Rooney is left out of England's squad to face Scotland and France next month.
May 25, 12:01
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.
May 23, 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



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