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 1,045 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Jermain Defoe celebrates during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Jermain Defoe key to survival bid'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce claims that his team's ability to "provide chances" for Jermain Defoe will play a key role in their battle against relegation this season.
15:55
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (L) vies with Sunderland's English midfielder Lee Cattermole during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on S
Preview: Sunderland vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's Premier League encounter at the Stadium of Light between Sunderland and Manchester United.
14:05
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Fan walkout affected Liverpool'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce believes that the mass walkout from Liverpool fans at Anfield must have affected the home players as they collapsed to a 2-2 draw.
Feb 6, 19:38
Sam Allardyce is feeling fruity during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Sam Allardyce hails Sunderland never-say-die attitude
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce hails his side's never-say-die attitude after they came from two goals down in the final 10 minutes to rescue a point against Liverpool.
Feb 6, 17:51
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring the equaliser during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Result: Late Sunderland comeback stuns Liverpool
Sunderland come from two goals behind in the final 10 minutes to rescue a 2-2 draw against Liverpool at Anfield.
Feb 6, 16:56
Patrick van Aanholt and Roberto Firmino in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Sunderland as the Black Cats come from two goals down in the final 10 minutes to rescue a point at Anfield.
Feb 6, 13:59
Sergio Aguero poses up against a cupboard with his player of the month award for January 2016
Manchester City star Sergio Aguero named Premier League Player of the Month
Manchester City star Sergio Aguero is named the Premier League's Player of the Month for January after scoring five goals in three games.
Feb 5, 09:08
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Sunderland's Sam Allardyce: 'Foreign players make a big fuss out of incidents'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says that foreign players make a "big fuss" in comparison to their British counterparts when it comes to match incidents.
Feb 2, 22:36
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.
Jermain Defoe to return to Bournemouth?
Bournemouth reportedly make a £5m offer to Sunderland for striker Sam Allardyce.
Feb 1, 12:22
Ola Toivonen of Sunderland is tackled by Simon Francis of Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Preview: Sunderland vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League relegation battle between Sunderland and Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 21, 17:45
Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring for Tottenham Hotspur against Sunderland on January 16, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur recover to beat Sunderland at White Hart Lane
Christian Eriksen scores a brace as Tottenham Hotspur battle back from a first-half deficit to beat Sunderland 4-1 in the Premier League.
Jan 16, 14:37
Mousa Dembele of Tottenham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and and Tottingham Hotspur at Old Trafford, Manchester.
Team News: Mousa Dembele makes first Tottenham start since December in Sunderland clash
Mousa Dembele makes his first start for Tottenham Hotspur since December, while Danny Graham joins Jermain Defoe in attack for Sunderland at White Hart Lane.
Jan 16, 11:53
Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring for Tottenham Hotspur against Sunderland on January 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Look back on Tottenham Hotspur's come-from-behind 4-1 win over Sunderland on matchday 22 in the Premier League.
Jan 16, 11:45
Patrick van Aanholt celebrates scoring Sunderland's second goal against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on January 13, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Premier League clash at White Hart Lane between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland.
Jan 14, 14:17
Alan Curtis prior to the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016
Alan Curtis hits out at referee
Referee Graham Scott is heavily criticised by interim boss Alan Curtis following Swansea City's 4-2 home defeat at the hands of Sunderland.
Jan 13, 23:16
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
"Enormous" Sunderland win delights Sam Allardyce
Sam Allardyce insists that Sunderland's 4-2 win over Swansea City has given his side hope that they can secure their Premier League status.
Jan 13, 22:54
Patrick van Aanholt celebrates scoring Sunderland's second goal against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on January 13, 2016
Result: Jermain Defoe treble sinks Swansea City
Jermain Defoe nets three goals as Sunderland record a 4-2 win away at fellow strugglers Swansea City.
Jan 13, 21:46
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.
Sam Allardyce: 'No Jermain Defoe offers'
Sunderland have received no bids for reported Bournemouth transfer target Jermain Defoe, according to manager Sam Allardyce.
Jan 7, 19:55
Jermain Defoe (R) of Sunderland celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2015
Report: Bournemouth chase Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe
Bournemouth are reportedly interested in signing striker Jermain Defoe from Premier League strugglers Sunderland in the January transfer window.
Jan 3, 15:34
Big Sam Allardyce rocks up before the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Sam Allardyce: "Thank God for Jermain Defoe"
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce praises Jermain Defoe for the striker's brace in Saturday's 2-1 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Jan 2, 19:26
Jermain Defoe celebrates during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Result: Sorry Aston Villa lose at Sunderland
Former England international Jermain Defoe scores twice as Sunderland record a 3-1 win over Aston Villa in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 2, 17:02
Adam Lallana mounts Christian Benteke after he scores during the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Result: Christian Benteke scores winner again as Liverpool overcome Sunderland
Christian Benteke scores the winner 23 seconds into the second half as Liverpool edge out lowly Sunderland in the final Premier League game of 2015.
Dec 30, 21:37
Jordan Henderson and Yann M'Vila in action during the game between Sunderland and Liverpool on December 30, 2015
Half-Time Report: Chances aplenty, but no goals between Sunderland, Liverpool
Both Sunderland and Liverpool threaten regularly in the first half of Wednesday's Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, but it remains goalless at the break.
Dec 30, 20:32
Christian Benteke of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Group B match between Liverpool FC and FC Girondins de Bordeaux at Anfield on November 26, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Team News: Christian Benteke leads Liverpool line at Sunderland
Christian Benteke comes in for the injured Divock Origi as Liverpool travel to Sunderland in the final Premier League game of 2015.
Dec 30, 18:47
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp holds the drinks bottles as he stands on the touchline during the English League Cup quarter-final football match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on December 2
Preview: Sunderland vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 29, 22:55
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City picks up an injury during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on November 28, 2015
Team News: Sergio Aguero misses out for Manchester City
Sergio Aguero drops out of the starting lineup for Manchester City's Premier League clash with Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 26, 14:02
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Capital One Cup third round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Preview: Manchester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to the Boxing Day Premier League affair between Manchester City and Sunderland.
Dec 23, 16:23
Branislav Ivanovic celebrates scoring for Chelsea against Sunderland on December 19, 2015
Result: Chelsea see off Sunderland in first game without Jose Mourinho
Chelsea begin life without Jose Mourinho with a 3-1 win over struggling Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 19, 17:12
Cesc Fabregas #4 of Chelsea takes the ball in the first half against the New York Red Bulls during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015
Team News: Cesc Fabregas returns for Chelsea
Cesc Fabregas returns to the starting lineup against Sunderland in Chelsea's first match without Jose Mourinho.
Dec 19, 14:43
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Preview: Chelsea vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's first match since parting company with Jose Mourinho as the struggling champions host Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 18, 13:43
Sam Allardyce, manager of Sunderland reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Southampton at Stadium of Light on November 7, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Sam Allardyce disappointed with Sunderland loss to Watford
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce admits that he is extremely frustrated by his side's narrow 1-0 defeat to Watford at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 12, 17:51
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-1 Watford - as it happened
Relive all the action from Watford's 1-0 win over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Dec 12, 14:00
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Sam Allardyce takes positives from defeat to Arsenal
Sam Allardyce refuses to be too critical of his Sunderland side following their 3-1 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 5, 19:35
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (L) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2015
Match Analysis: Arsenal 3-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole reviews the action from North London as Arsenal secure a deserved, yet flattering 3-1 win over Sunderland.
Dec 5, 18:12
Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on November 21, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's visit of Sunderland as the injury-hit Gunners look to beat the resurgent Black Cats in North London.
Dec 4, 11:43
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce may have to "tweak" formation against Arsenal
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce admits that he may be forced to "tweak" his side's system for their Premier League clash against Arsenal.
Dec 3, 16:09
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.
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe, Sebastian Larsson doubtful for Arsenal clash
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce reveals that Jermain Defoe and Sebastian Larsson are unlikely to play against Arsenal in their Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Nov 30, 23:29
Ryan Shawcross (2nd R) of Stoke City is shown a red card by referee Mike Dean (1st L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015
Result: Patrick van Aanholt, Duncan Watmore give Sunderland win over 10-man Stoke City
Late goals from Patrick van Aanholt and Duncan Watmore give Sunderland a 2-0 victory over 10-man Stoke City in their Premier League clash, as Ryan Shawcross is sent off.
Nov 28, 16:53
Steven Fletcher (C) of Sunderland competes for the ball against Ryan Shawcross (L) and Glenn Whelan (R) of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Sunderland, Stoke City
Sunderland and Stoke City play out a goalless first 45 minutes in their Premier League clash, as Patrick van Aanholt misses a chance late on with a free kick.
Nov 28, 15:48
Sunderland's DeAndre Yedlin looks on during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Sunderland and Manchester City at The Stadium of Light on September 22, 2015 in Sunderland, England
Team News: DeAndre Yedlin starts for Sunderland against unchanged Stoke City
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce makes one change for his side's clash with the unchanged Stoke City, as DeAndre Yedlin comes in for the suspended Billy Jones.
Nov 28, 14:16
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