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 852 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Raheem Sterling of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on April 13, 2015
Live Commentary: Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield.
Apr 13, 19:00
Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on March 22, 2014
John Carver: 'Transfer policy has adversely affected Tyne-Wear derby results'
Newcastle United boss John Carver claims the club's transfer policy of signing foreign players has adversely affected the club's performances in the Tyne-Wear derby.
Apr 13, 01:20
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Jermain Defoe demands teammates build on Wear-Tyne derby win
Jermain Defoe demands that his Sunderland teammates build on their 1-0 derby win over Newcastle United and guide the club to safety.
Apr 11, 08:22
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat: 'Forget about win over Newcastle United'
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat urges his players to forget their win over Newcastle United and focus on facing Crystal Palace this weekend.
Apr 10, 16:36
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Video: Sunderland's Jermain Defoe booed at WWE event in Newcastle
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe gets booed in Newcastle while being introduced at a WWE event.
Apr 10, 13:19
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 9, 18:58
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Video: Sunderland's Jermain Defoe impresses in keepy-up challenge with tennis ball
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe impresses in a keepy-up challenge with a tennis ball by scoring 76.
Apr 9, 13:58
Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 6, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the most impressive 11 players from the 31st round of 2014-15 Premier League matches.
Apr 7, 09:51
Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on March 22, 2014
John Carver unsure where points will come from
Newcastle United boss John Carver admits that he does not know where the club's next points are coming from, given their recent form.
Apr 7, 09:20
John Carver, Assistant Manager of Newcastle United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on March 15, 2014
John Carver: 'Defeat to Sunderland will define my spell in charge'
Newcastle United manager John Carver believes that his side's 1-0 derby defeat to Sunderland will define his reign at the helm of the Magpies.
Apr 6, 15:34
Daryl Janmaat in action for Newcastle on December 28, 2014
Daryl Janmaat: 'Newcastle United were too negative'
Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat admits that the team were "too negative" in their Tyne-Wear derby defeat to Sunderland.
Apr 6, 15:16
Tim Krul in action for Newcastle on November 22, 2014
John Carver defends Tim Krul over Jermain Defoe incident
John Carver says that Tim Krul's passion for Newcastle cannot be questioned, after he was pictured congratulating Sunderland's Jermain Defoe on his Tyne-Wear derby goal.
Apr 6, 10:51
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Dick Advocaat praises Sunderland fans
Dick Advocaat hails the atmosphere at the Stadium of Light on Sunday as Sunderland beat Newcastle United.
Apr 6, 09:09
John O'Shea for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
John O'Shea elated with "historic" Wear-Tyne derby victory
Sunderland defender John O'Shea believes that his side's win over Newcastle United is a huge moment in the club's history as well as their battle against relegation.
Apr 6, 02:17
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Dick Advocaat confident of Sunderland survival
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat remains hopeful that he can guide the club to safety after picking up his first win with a 1-0 victory over bitter rivals Newcastle.
Apr 5, 21:29
Sunderland's Irish defender John O'Shea vies with Newcastle United's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on Apr
John Carver: 'Newcastle United could get relegated'
John Carver warns Newcastle that relegation is certainly a possibility unless they start picking up much-needed victories.
Apr 5, 21:19
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Jamie Carragher slams Tim Krul over Jermain Defoe banter
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher berates Tim Krul for congratulating Jermain Defoe for his wondergoal that helped Sunderland clinch the bragging rights over Newcastle.
Apr 5, 20:31
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Sunderland legend backs Dick Advocaat long-term appointment
Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn hopes that Dick Advocaat will earn a long-term contract on Wearside after beating local rivals Newcastle United.
Apr 5, 20:14
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Tim Krul plays down Jermain Defoe incident
Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul defends himself after congratulating Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe for the goal that settled the Wear-Tyne derby.
Apr 5, 19:38
Sunderland's Irish defender John O'Shea vies with Newcastle United's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on Apr
Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle United
Sports Mole rates the performances of those involved in Sunderland's 1-0 win at home to local rivals Newcastle United.
Apr 5, 19:01
Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on March 22, 2014
John Carver blasts "abysmal" Newcastle United after Wear-Tyne derby defeat
Newcastle United manager John Carver launches into scathing criticism of his players following their 1-0 defeat away at bitter rivals Sunderland on Easter Sunday.
Apr 5, 19:00
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Dick Advocaat: 'Jermain Defoe volley should have counted for two goals'
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat jokingly claims that Jermain Defoe's match-winning strike in Easter Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby should have counted for two goals.
Apr 5, 18:49
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'Wear-Tyne derby winner one of my best goals'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe describes his goal in Easter Sunday's 1-0 derby win against Newcastle United as 'one of the best' goals that he has ever scored.
Apr 5, 18:40
Sunderland's Irish defender John O'Shea vies with Newcastle United's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on Apr
Match Analysis: Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Sunderland's vital 1-0 win at home to local rivals Newcastle.
Apr 5, 18:22
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Result: Sunderland secure Wear-Tyne derby bragging rights with Jermain Defoe stunner
Sunderland triumph in the Wear-Tyne derby as Jermain Defoe's first-half volley gives the Black Cats a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 5, 17:53
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Half-Time Report: Jermain Defoe volley gives dominant Sunderland the lead in Wear-Tyne derby
Sunderland lead Newcastle United 1-0 at the break of the Wear-Tyne derby at the Stadium of Light, thanks to Jermain Defoe's goal on the stroke of half time.
Apr 5, 16:49
Sunderland's Irish defender John O'Shea vies with Newcastle United's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on Apr
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Take a look back at Sunderland's 1-0 win at home to Newcastle in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report.
Apr 5, 15:00
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews the Tyne-Wear derby between Sunderland and Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 3, 19:22
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe: 'Pressure is on Newcastle United to win'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe believes that the pressure is on Newcastle United to win Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby due to their recent poor record.
Apr 3, 09:24
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
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