Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 34)

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 1,182 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
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: "We could have scored more"
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe praises his side after they claim their third win in four Premier League games.
Dec 3, 17:48
That man Younes Kaboul is at it again in celebration of Sunderland's 3-0 win over Everton at the Stadium of Light on May 11, 2016
Result: Sunderland beat Leicester City to move off the bottom
An own goal from Robert Huth and a Jermain Defoe strike help Sunderland to a 2-1 win over Leicester City.
Dec 3, 16:58
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Live Commentary: Sunderland vs. Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the Premier League meeting between Sunderland and Leicester City.
Dec 3, 14:05
Sunderland midfielder Adnan Januzaj in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'I want more from Adnan Januzaj'
Sunderland manager David Moyes challenges loan signing Adnan Januzaj to demonstrate his "Manchester United quality".
Dec 3, 13:21
Duncan Watmore of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore vows to improve his threat in front of goal
Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore insists that he will work on his finishing after missing a chance against Liverpool at the weekend.
Nov 30, 12:08
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates after scoring in his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Team News: Liverpool unchanged for Sunderland visit
Jurgen Klopp names an unchanged Liverpool side as Sunderland visit Anfield.
Nov 26, 14:03
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'Sunderland will park the bus at Anfield'
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that his side will need to 'park the bus' when they take on free-scoring Liverpool at Anfield.
Nov 25, 19:46
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Jermain Defoe excited by prospect of breaking Premier League scoring record
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe admits that surpassing former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler's Premier League goalscoring record would be "special".
Nov 22, 21:04
Jermain Defoe celebrates during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Result: Jermain Defoe scores 150th Premier League goal as Sunderland thrash Hull City
Sunderland move off the foot of the Premier League table after an emphatic 3-0 victory over struggling Hull City in Saturday's clash at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 19, 17:46
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe celebrates with teammates after scoring the winner against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on November 5, 2016
Result: Ten-man Sunderland pick up first win of season
David Moyes picks up his first Premier League win as Sunderland boss at the 11th time of asking as his 10 men come from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1.
Nov 5, 16:54
Bournemouth attacker Junior Stanislas celebrates scoring in his side's 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Junior Stanislas returns for Bournemouth
Junior Stanislas returns to the Bournemouth starting lineup for their Premier League clash with Sunderland at the Vitality Stadium.
Nov 5, 14:02
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'We are doing our best'
Sunderland manager David Moyes insists that his side are giving their all as they fall to their eighth defeat of the season.
Oct 29, 15:43
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fourth and his hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Result: Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud net twice in Arsenal win over Sunderland
Arsenal score three goals in seven second-half minutes to ease to a 4-1 win over Sunderland in their Premier League fixture at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 29, 14:23
Alexis 'uncut' Sanchez celebrates with Alex Iwobi during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-4 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Sunderland in the Premier League.
Oct 29, 11:32
Jermain Defoe celebrates with Patrick van Aanholt during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Jermain Defoe Sunderland's main threat'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls on his team to be wary of Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe in Saturday's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 28, 11:09
Charlie Austin celebrates making it 1-0 with Nathan Redmond against Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on October 16, 2016
Result: Sofiane Boufal fires Southampton into League Cup quarter-finals
Sofiane Boufal scores the only goal of the game as Southampton see off Sunderland in the League Cup.
Oct 26, 21:39
Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen runs with the ball during the Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on September 10, 2016
Result: Joe Allen double gives Stoke City first win
A brace from Joe Allen gives Stoke City their first win of the Premier League season over struggling Sunderland.
Oct 15, 17:07
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe hails strong team spirit in Sunderland camp
Jermain Defoe denies suggestions that bad team spirit could be behind Sunderland's slow start to the season, insisting the "spirit here has always been good".
Oct 12, 21:33
Patrick van Aanholt celebrates scoring during the game between Sunderland and Aston Villa on January 2, 2016
Result: Sunderland held by West Bromwich Albion to remain winless in Premier League
Sunderland peg West Bromwich Albion back late on at the Stadium of Light to earn a 1-1 draw, but are still without a win in the Premier League this term.
Oct 1, 17:02
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

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