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
Sports Mole has 1,113 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
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.
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
Galatasaray defender Emmanuel Eboue attends a training session on the eve of the Champion's League football match Juventus vs Galatasaray on October 1, 2013
Emmanuel Eboue delighted with 'dream' Premier League return
New Sunderland signing Emmanuel Eboue says that it is a 'dream' to be back in the Premier League and hopes to help the Black Cats remain in the top flight this season.
Mar 9, 13:58
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: 'We feel dejected after Southampton draw'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce claims that he and his players feel 'dejected' after conceding a late equaliser from Southampton at St Mary's.
Mar 5, 17:39
Virgil van Dijk (C) of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015
Result: Virgil van Dijk denies Sunderland win in stoppage time
Virgil van Dijk snatches a stoppage-time equaliser for 10-man Southampton to deny struggling Sunderland a huge Premier League win at St Mary's.
Mar 5, 17:07
Fabio Borini scores the equaliser during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Crystal Palace on March 1, 2016
Result: Late Fabio Borini strike rescues Sunderland after Connor Wickham double
Fabio Borini strikes late on to earn Sunderland a battling 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.
Mar 1, 21:37
Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace and Virgil van Dijk of Southampton compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park on December 12, 2015
Team News: Yannick Bolasie replaces Emmanuel Adebayor for Sunderland test
Yannick Bolasie returns to Crystal Palace's first XI for the trip to Sunderland.
Mar 1, 18:49
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Premier League clash between out-of-form duo Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 29, 20:28
Michail Antonio celebrates scoring his team's first goal in the Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland at Boleyn Ground on February 27, 2016
Result: Michail Antonio's goal enough as West Ham United sneak past Sunderland
Michail Antonio's first-half goal is enough for West Ham United to edge out lowly Sunderland in Saturday lunchtime's Premier League match at the Boleyn Ground.
Feb 27, 14:35
Michail Antonio celebrates scoring his team's first goal in the Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland at Boleyn Ground on February 27, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 1-0 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive West Ham United's narrow win over Sunderland in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Feb 27, 11:45
General Views of St James Park before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James Park on April 19, 2014
Rob Lee 'not worried' about Newcastle United survival
Former Newcastle United midfielder Rob Lee admits that the Magpies have been "awful" this season, but still expects them to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Feb 16, 13:19
Wahbi Khazri channels Gareth Bale after scoring during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester United on February 13, 2016
Result: Sunderland pile more misery on Louis van Gaal's Manchester United
Sunderland give their hopes of avoiding relegation a huge boost by defeating Manchester United 2-1 for their first win in five games.
Feb 13, 14:38
Jermain Defoe celebrates during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Jermain Defoe key to survival bid'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce claims that his team's ability to "provide chances" for Jermain Defoe will play a key role in their battle against relegation this season.
Feb 11, 15:55
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (L) vies with Sunderland's English midfielder Lee Cattermole during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on S
Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's Premier League encounter at the Stadium of Light between Sunderland and Manchester United.
Feb 11, 14:05
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Fan walkout affected Liverpool'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce believes that the mass walkout from Liverpool fans at Anfield must have affected the home players as they collapsed to a 2-2 draw.
Feb 6, 19:38
Sam Allardyce is feeling fruity during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Sam Allardyce hails Sunderland never-say-die attitude
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce hails his side's never-say-die attitude after they came from two goals down in the final 10 minutes to rescue a point against Liverpool.
Feb 6, 17:51
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