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 1,163 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
David Moyes blames players for defeat to Crystal Palace
Sunderland manager David Moyes criticises his players for their inability to see things through when leading 2-0 against Crystal Palace with 30 minutes to play.
Sep 25, 10:52
Crystal Palace's English manager Alan Pardew watches his players during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park in south London on November 28, 2015
Result: Christian Benteke heads late winner for Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace come from two goals behind to beat Sunderland 3-2 in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 24, 17:20
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Team News: Scott Dann out for Crystal Palace
Alan Pardew makes two changes for Crystal Palace's clash against Sunderland this afternoon.
Sep 24, 14:10
Harry Kane applauds at the end of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Result: Harry Kane goal earns Tottenham Hotspur win over Sunderland
Tottenham Hotspur continue their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 1-0 victory over Sunderland.
Sep 18, 18:25
Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on December 13, 2015 in London, England.
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Tottenham Hotspur's 1-0 victory over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Sep 18, 15:30
Romelu Lukaku of Everton celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Everton at The Hawthorns on September 28, 2015 in West Bromwich, United Kingdom.
Result: Romelu Lukaku nets hat-trick in Everton win
Romelu Lukaku scores a hat-trick as Everton record a 3-0 win over Sunderland in Monday night's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 12, 21:50
Romelu Lukaku of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on August 23, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sunderland, Everton goalless at break
Sunderland and Everton are goalless at the interval of Monday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Sep 12, 20:46
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Victor Anichebe excited to link up with Jermain Defoe at Sunderland
Victor Anichebe says that he is looking forward to linking up with Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe this season.
Sep 3, 14:44
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
David Moyes: 'Sunderland tried for new striker in transfer window'
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that he was frustrated in his attempts to sign a new striker during the summer transfer window.
Sep 1, 21:02
Fabio Borini rues a missed chance during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Report: Fabio Borini facing three-month absence
A report claims that Sunderland striker Fabio Borini will miss the next three months of the season after suffering a groin injury last weekend.
Sep 1, 17:08
Michail Antonio of West Ham United and Bacary Sagna of Manchester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Michail Antonio "overwhelmed" by England call-up
West Ham United winger Michail Antonio admits that he is "overwhelmed" by his inclusion in Sam Allardyce's first England squad.
Aug 28, 20:10
Michail Antonio celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Michail Antonio included in Sam Allardyce's first England squad
England boss Sam Allardyce names his first squad as manager, handing a debut call-up to West Ham United winger Michail Antonio.
Aug 28, 19:34
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
David Moyes back Jermain Defoe for England recall
Sunderland boss David Moyes backs Jermain Defoe to earn a first England recall since 2013 when Sam Allardyce names his first squad as manager of the national team.
Aug 27, 23:07
Jay Rodriguez of Southampton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Everton at St Mary's Stadium on August 15, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Result: Jay Rodriguez denies Sunderland with late equaliser
A late equaliser from Jay Rodriguez earns Southampton a 1-1 draw with Sunderland in their Premier League fixture at St Mary's.
Aug 27, 16:54
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
Live Commentary: Southampton 1-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the 1-1 draw in the Premier League between Southampton and Sunderland.
Aug 27, 14:00
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

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City66001851318
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs6420103714
3Arsenal6411157813
4Liverpool6411169713
5Everton6411104613
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd6402127512
7Crystal Palace6312107310
8Chelsea6312109110
9Southampton62227618
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom62227618
11Watford62131011-17
12Leicester CityLeicester6213811-37
13Burnley621358-37
14Hull City6213712-57
15Bournemouth621349-57
16Middlesbrough612369-35
17Swansea CitySwansea6114510-54
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6105716-93
19Stoke CityStoke6024415-112
20Sunderland6015512-71