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 811 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
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
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
Match Analysis: Swansea City 1-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Swansea City's 1-1 draw at home to Sunderland.
Feb 7, 17:24
 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
Result: Ki Sung-yueng rescues point for Swansea City
Swansea City come from a goal down to rescue a 1-1 draw at home to Sunderland.
Feb 7, 16:51
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
Half-Time Report: Jermain Defoe hands Sunderland shock lead
Jermain Defoe gives Sunderland a 1-0 half-time lead in their Premier League game away at Swansea City.
Feb 7, 15:47
 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
Live Commentary: Swansea City 1-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary as Sunderland earn a hard-fought 1-1 draw away to Swansea in the Premier League.
Feb 7, 14:00
Swansea manager Garry Monk prior to kick-off against Chelsea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Garry Monk wary of Jermain Defoe threat
Swansea City boss Garry Monk reveals that his side are aware of the threat of Jermain Defoe ahead of their Premier League match against Sunderland at the Liberty Stadium.
Feb 7, 02:32
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland embraces Manager Gustavo Poyet of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on January 31, 2015
Preview: Swansea City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Sunderland's Premier League trip to the Liberty Stadium as they try to make it three wins in the space of a week with victory over Swansea City.
Feb 5, 20:25
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland in action during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sunderland and Fulham at Stadium of Light on January 24, 2015
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet: 'Jermain Defoe is turning our fortune around'
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet believes that it is "no coincidence" that the team are playing better following Jermain Defoe's arrival.
Feb 5, 18:57
Ricardo Alvarez of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Fourth Round Replay match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on February 3, 2015
Result: Sunderland come from behind to beat Fulham in FA Cup
Sunderland come from a goal down to beat Fulham 3-1 in their FA Cup fourth-round replay at Craven Cottage.
Feb 3, 21:39
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland in action during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sunderland and Fulham at Stadium of Light on January 24, 2015
Team News: Jermain Defoe starts for Sunderland at Fulham
Jermain Defoe starts for Sunderland against Fulham in their FA Cup fourth-round replay at Craven Cottage.
Feb 3, 18:53
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland in action during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sunderland and Fulham at Stadium of Light on January 24, 2015
Jermain Defoe pleased to have completed Sunderland move early
Jermain Defoe reveals his happiness to have avoided the "stressful" nature of a deadline-day transfer following his switch to Sunderland last month.
Feb 2, 12:43
Robin van Persie of Manchester United is congratulated by teammates Wayne Rooney and Adnan Januzaj after scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on January 31, 201
Premier League in Numbers: Week 23
Sports Mole looks back over the 23rd round of Premier League encounters with a selection of facts and figures from each match.
Feb 2, 12:00
Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane celebrates scoring from the penalty spot for their third goal during the English Premier League football match against West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the 11 most impressive performers from the 23rd round of Premier League matches.
Feb 2, 10:56
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