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 894 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Sunderland end pre-season with win in Hannover
Sunderland prepare for the new Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win away at Hannover.
17:49
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Jermain Defoe hopes to "nick a few" early goals when Premier League starts
Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe is hopeful that he can "nick a few goals" in the early stages of the Premier League campaign.
Jul 27, 08:18
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe feeling 'sharp' in pre-season
Jermain Defoe reveals that he is feeling 'sharp' after scoring twice in Sunderland's pre-season win over former club Toronto.
Jul 23, 15:32
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Dick Advocaat: Jermain Defoe goals "boost to his confidence"
Jermain Defoe's two goals for Sunderland in their pre-season friendly against Toronto will have been a "boost to his confidence", according to manager Dick Advocaat.
Jul 23, 09:41
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Result: Jermain Defoe leads Sunderland comeback in Toronto
Jermain Defoe scores twice against his former side as Sunderland come from behind to beat Sunderland 2-1.
Jul 23, 02:25
Younes Kaboul of Tottenham in action during a pre season friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol at White Hart Lane on August 10, 2013
Younes Kaboul relishing working with Jermain Defoe again
Sunderland defender Younes Kaboul is eagerly anticipating playing alongside Jermain Defoe for the fourth time in his career following his move to the Black Cats.
Jul 21, 02:14
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe hails "great" Younes Kaboul signing
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe believes that Younes Kaboul is a "great signing" for the club.
Jul 17, 12:02
Sunderland Manager Dick Advocaat watches on during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015
Result: Sunderland beaten on US tour opener
Sunderland begin their US tour with a defeat as United Soccer League side Sacramento Republic clinch a 1-0 victory at Bonney Field.
Jul 15, 06:17
Former Spurs player Ledley King waves to fans during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on August 25, 2012
Tottenham Hotspur stars attend Ledley King's wedding in West London
Former Tottenham Hotspur players join in with the celebrations at Ledley King's wedding in West London.
Jul 13, 15:43
Houston Dynamo's Giles Barnes in action on October 27, 2012
Assessing the Major League Soccer Brits
Ahead of the debuts of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard this month, Sports Mole picks out five British players who have benefited from a move to MLS.
Jul 4, 14:45
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Jermain Defoe aiming for 20-goal barrier
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe targets at least 20 goals for the Black Cats ahead of the 2015-16 campaign.
Jun 28, 23:18
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
Jermain Defoe "delighted" to see Dick Advocaat remain as Sunderland boss
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists that the only way is up for the club next season under the tenure of experienced Dutchman Dick Advocaat.
Jun 28, 18:58
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'Dick Advocaat has similar traits to Jose Mourinho'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe claims that Dick Advocaat has a similar style of management to that of Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti.
Jun 6, 02:51
The season 2013-2014 match ball is seen before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at St James' Park on August 31, 2013
Sports Mole Reader Awards: Premier League Goal of the Season
See which stunning 2014-15 Premier League goal you voted for as the best of the season in the Sports Mole Reader Awards.
Jun 5, 20:09
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Jermain Defoe still holds England hopes
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists that he still hopes to regain a place in Roy Hodgson's England plans following an impressive spell at the Black Cats.
Jun 4, 09:12
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Jermain Defoe wants Steve McClaren to snub Newcastle United for Sunderland
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe insists that Steve McClaren would be a better fit at the Stadium of Light than at Newcastle United.
Jun 3, 20:27
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'Sunderland players wanted Dick Advocaat to stay'
Jermain Defoe reveals that most of the Sunderland players wanted Dick Advocaat to sign a permanent deal at the Stadium of Light.
Jun 3, 08:44
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
End-of-season report: Sunderland
Sports Mole assesses a tumultuous 2014-15 campaign for Sunderland.
May 26, 14:00
Chelsea's English defender John Terry holds up the trophy during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
The Sports Mole team's 2014-15 Premier League awards
The Sports Mole team dishes out a number of awards following the conclusion of the 2014-15 Premier League campaign.
May 26, 11:21
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
Team News: Didier Drogba skippers Chelsea on final appearance
Ivorian forward Didier Drogba captains Chelsea against Sunderland in the Premier League.
May 24, 14:25
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Report: Bournemouth line up Jermain Defoe swoop
A report suggests that Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is lining up moves to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe and Liverpool's Rickie Lambert this summer.
May 24, 04:30
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Jermain Defoe: "Relegation battle has been scary"
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe admits that his side's fight to avoid relegation to the Championship "has been scary".
May 20, 22:04
Connor Wickham of Sunderland and Marc Albrighton of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Leicester City at Stadium of Light on May 16, 2015
Match Analysis: Sunderland 0-0 Leicester City
Sports Mole looks back over the 0-0 draw between Sunderland and Leicester City at the Stadium of Light.
May 16, 17:16
Wes Brown of Sunderland tackles Jamie Vardy of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on November 22, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews a massive match in the Premier League's relegation battle as Sunderland welcome Leicester City to the Stadium of Light.
May 14, 17:31
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe smiles during a pre-season friendly on July 13, 2013
Eddie Howe to join Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher on Monday Night Football
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe will join Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football this evening.
May 11, 12:55
Monaco's Dimitar Berbatov celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Sochaux during their Ligue 1 match on March 8, 2014
Bournemouth to make shock move for Dimitar Berbatov?
A report claims that Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is interested in bringing AS Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov to the Goldsands Stadium this summer.
May 10, 16:13
Tim Howard in action for Everton on December 15, 2014
Tim Howard bemoans bad luck in Sunderland defeat
Tim Howard bemoans Everton's bad luck during their 2-0 defeat at home to Sunderland in the Premier League.
May 10, 14:38
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Jermain Defoe: Everton match was "must win"
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe admits that the team's match against Everton was "must win" as they try to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
May 10, 13:45
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Bournemouth keen on Jermain Defoe?
Bournemouth are reportedly eager to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe should the Black Cats suffer relegation from the Premier League.
May 10, 12:09
Danny Graham of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Danny Graham: 'We deserved our luck'
Sunderland striker Danny Graham believes that his side deserved their fortune for their two goals in their victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
May 10, 02:10
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: "Everton were the better side"
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat admits that Everton were the "better side" despite his team winning 2-0 at Goodison Park.
May 9, 17:54
Danny Graham of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Player Ratings: Everton 0-2 Sunderland
Sports Mole looks at who stood out during Sunderland's remarkable 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
May 9, 15:55
Roberto Martinez, manager of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Everton at KC Stadium on January 1, 2015
Roberto Martinez refuses to criticise Everton players
Everton boss Roberto Martinez refuses to be critical of his players after their 2-0 defeat to Sunderland at Goodison Park.
May 9, 15:22
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Steven Fletcher (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Match Analysis: Everton 0-2 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at relegation-threatened Sunderland's fortuitous 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.
May 9, 15:16
Danny Graham of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Result: Danny Graham, Jermain Defoe secure vital win for Sunderland
Sunderland's relegation fears are eased after goals from Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe earn the Black Cats victory over Everton.
May 9, 14:36
Tom Cleverley of Aston Villa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on May 9, 2015
Live Commentary: Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary Aston Villa's crucial 1-0 win over West Ham United in the Premier League.
May 9, 14:00
Danny Graham of Sunderland goes past Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Half-Time Report: Everton, Sunderland level at break
Everton and Sunderland are all square at half time in the Premier League's early kickoff.
May 9, 13:32
Danny Graham of Sunderland goes past Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on May 9, 2015
Live Commentary: Everton 0-2 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sunderland's 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park as the Black Cats give their survival hopes a massive boost on Merseyside.
May 9, 11:45
Thierry Henry of Arsenal celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Highbury on May 7, 2006
On this day: Arsenal snatch fourth spot ahead of Tottenham Hotspur
On this day in 2006, Arsenal snatched the fourth and final Champions League spot with a 4-2 victory over Wigan Athletic in their last game at Highbury.
May 7, 08:00
Toby Alderweireld in action for Southampton on September 13, 2014
Toby Alderweireld: "We deserved more"
Southampton defender Toby Alderweireld insists that his side deserved to take something from their defeat against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
May 3, 03:12
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