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 1,148 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Nice's French coach Claude Puel looks on prior to the French L1 football match Lorient vs Nice on August 16, 2014
Preview: Southampton vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash at St Mary's between Southampton and Sunderland.
Aug 25, 15:36
Aitor Karanka, manager of Middlesborough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Middlesborough at Molineux Stadium on October 24, 2015
Result: Cristhian Stuani hits brace in Middlesbrough win
Middlesbrough continue their unbeaten start to the new Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 21, 15:23
Aitor Karanka, manager of Middlesborough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Middlesborough at Molineux Stadium on October 24, 2015
Aitor Karanka: 'We must keep Jermain Defoe quiet'
Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka admits that he is wary of the threat posed by Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe.
Aug 20, 12:38
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's lunchtime Premier League kickoff between Stoke City and Manchester City.
Aug 18, 15:05
David Moyes manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on March 8, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Middlesbrough in the Tees-Wear derby.
Aug 18, 15:00
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe hopes to be given England nod under Sam Allardyce
Jermain Defoe believes that he still has a shot of earning a place in the England squad after hitting the ground running with a goal against Manchester City on Saturday.
Aug 15, 13:40
David Moyes the Manchester United manager looks on prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on February 22, 2014
David Moyes "disappointed" by Manchester City defeat
Sunderland manager David Moyes says that he is "disappointed" by his side's late defeat at the hands of Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Aug 13, 20:04
Wilfredo Caballero of Manchester City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Wilfredo Caballero 'surprised' to oust Joe Hart in Manchester City side
Manchester City goalkeeper Wilfredo Caballero admits that he was surprised to be chosen ahead of Joe Hart for the Premier League opener against Sunderland.
Aug 13, 19:56
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
John Stones: 'Plenty to work on for Manchester City'
Man City debutant John Stones admits that his side have a lot to work on having only scraped past Sunderland in their opening match of the new Premier League season.
Aug 13, 19:49
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring from the spot during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Stoke City on April 23, 2016
Result: Manchester City survive Sunderland scare in Pep Guardiola's first game
Manchester City need an 87th-minute own goal from Paddy McNair to rescue a 2-1 win over Sunderland in Pep Guardiola's first competitive match in charge of the club.
Aug 13, 19:23
John Stones sees something he likes during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Everton on May 7, 2016
Team News: John Stones, Nolito start, Joe Hart dropped
John Stones and Nolito start for Manchester City against Sunderland while Joe Hart drops to the bench.
Aug 13, 16:32
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola (L) looks on during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester City 2-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Manchester City's 2-1 win over Sunderland as Pep Guardiola begins his reign with a narrow victory at the Etihad Stadium.
Aug 13, 16:29
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
New England boss Sam Allardyce slams misconceptions of his style of play
New England manager Sam Allardyce hits back at claims that he only implements long-ball football.
Jul 25, 11:42
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
England-bound Sam Allardyce oversees Sunderland win against Hartlepool United
Sam Allardyce watches Sunderland ease past Hartlepool United as reports suggest that he will be named as the new England boss on Thursday.
Jul 20, 21:23
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe targets fast start for Sunderland
Jermain Defoe says that Sunderland need to work hard during pre-season in order to 'fly out of the blocks' in the Premier League.
Jul 16, 12:57
Vito Mannone for Sunderland on October 18, 2014
Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone pens new two-year deal at Stadium of Light
Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone puts pen to paper on a new two-year contract at the Stadium of Light until 2018.
Jul 4, 18:55
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is a policeman, cowboy and Indian short of a timeless classic during his side's 3-0 win over Everton on May 11, 2016
Jermain Defoe backs Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce to become England manager
Jermain Defoe backs his Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce to be a contender for the England job following Roy Hodgson's departure.
Jun 29, 09:42
Steven Fletcher of Sunderland controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at The Stadium of Light on October 03, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Sunderland release Steven Fletcher, Wes Brown
Sunderland confirm that Steven Fletcher, Wes Brown, Danny Graham and Steve Harper will all leave the club at the end of their contracts this summer.
Jun 10, 13:07
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe signs three-year Sunderland extension
Jermain Defoe signs a new three-year Sunderland deal that will keep him at the club until 2019.
Jun 9, 16:11
Cafu of Rest of the World beats Jonathan Wilkes of England during the Soccer Aid 2016 match in aid of UNICEF at Old Trafford on June 5, 2016
Result: England beat Rest of World team in Soccer Aid clash
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe scores twice in Sunday night's Soccer Aid event at Old Trafford as an England XI beat a Rest of the World XI 3-2.
Jun 5, 21:52
Paul Ince the manager of Blackpool during the npower Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Blackpool at City Ground on April 6, 2013
Paul Ince: 'England should have picked Jermain Defoe over Marcus Rashford'
Former England mainstay Paul Ince believes that Jermain Defoe should have been picked for the Three Lions' Euro 2016 squad instead of Marcus Rashford.
Jun 5, 17:05
Roy Hodgson manager of England looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Estonia at Wembley on October 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: England vs. Turkey
Sports Mole previews England's first Euro 2016 warm-up match as they host Turkey at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
May 22, 00:15
Swansea City's Ghanaian striker Andre Ayew (L) celebrates with Swansea City's Korean midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng and Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (R) after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between As
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce plots double Swansea City raid?
Swansea City attackers Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis are both reportedly summer transfer targets of Sunderland.
May 19, 22:53
Jermain Defoe lies injured during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Sunderland on April 30, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts to missing out on England spot for Euro 2016
Jermain Defoe admits that he is 'disappointed' to have missed out on a place in England's Euro 2016 squad.
May 16, 18:45
Premier League match ball take on the first day of the 2015/16 season on August 8, 2015
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Premier League Striker of the Season
See who you voted for as the Premier League Striker of the Season in the 2015-16 Sports Mole Reader Awards.
May 16, 12:00
Quique Flores looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on March 2, 2016
Preview: Watford vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the final-day Premier League clash between Watford and Sunderland at Vicarage Road in what is Quique Flores's final match in charge of the Hornets.
May 14, 21:33
Jermain Defoe celebrates with Patrick van Aanholt during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Jermain Defoe hails Sunderland's "team spirit"
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reveals his delight after the Black Cats secured Premier League survival with a 3-0 win over Everton.
May 11, 22:12
Sunderland's players pile on in celebration of their third goal during the 3-0 win over Everton at the Stadium of Light on May 11, 2016
Result: Sunderland secure Premier League survival
Sunderland secure Premier League survival and relegate Newcastle United and Norwich City after beating Everton 3-0 at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday night.
May 11, 21:38
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sam Allardyce: Jermain Defoe "very good option" for England
Sam Allardyce urges Roy Hodgson to make experienced centre-forward Jermain Defoe part of the England squad for Euro 2016.
May 10, 09:34
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'We're in a very good position'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side are in a "very good position" following their 3-2 victory over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:54
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 hails Jermain Defoe
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe after the striker scored his 15th Premier League goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:26
Wahbi Khazri celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea on May 7, 2016
Result: Sunderland climb out of relegation zone with comeback win over 10-men Chelsea
Sunderland come from behind to seal a 3-2 victory over 10-men Chelsea at the Stadium of Light and move out of the relegation zone.
May 7, 16:57
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Chelsea
Sam Allardyce fields an unchanged lineup as Sunderland host Chelsea in the Premier League.
May 7, 14:04
Wahbi Khazri celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea on May 7, 2016
Live Commentary: Sunderland 3-2 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at the Stadium of Light.
May 7, 14:00
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Preview: Sunderland vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to struggling Sunderland's home encounter against recently-dethroned champions Chelsea.
May 5, 18:43
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.
May 4, 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

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