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
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Sunderland's English forward Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring against Swansea during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on August 22, 2015
Jermain Defoe hopeful of England recall
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe believes that he can force his way back into the England squad with is performances this season.
05:59
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa gives direction from the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunderland's trip to Aston Villa in the Premier League.
15:50
Dick Advocaat watches his Sunderland side take on Norwich on August 15, 2015
Sunderland's Dick Advocaat 'worried' about defensive errors against Exeter
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat admits that he is 'worried' about the team's defensive errors that led to three goals in the Black Cats' eventual win over Exeter.
Aug 26, 08:30
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mate Patrick Van Anholt during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015
Result: Sunderland beat Exeter City in nine-goal thriller
Sunderland survive a scare as they beat Exeter City 6-3 to make it through to the next round of the League Cup.
Aug 25, 21:43
Sunderland's English forward Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring against Swansea during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on August 22, 2015
Half-Time Report: Exeter City hit back at Sunderland to draw level in six-goal thriller
Jermain Defoe scores twice in the first half but Sunderland remain level with York City.
Aug 25, 20:34
Sebastian Larsson for Sunderland on December 13, 2014
Team News: Sunderland make two changes for cup tie
Sebastian Larsson is one of three changes for Sunderland for their League Cup game with Exeter City.
Aug 25, 19:17
Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Pedro (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta (2nd R) and Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the English Premier League football match between West Bro
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 3
Sports Mole looks back on the third round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 encounters.
Aug 25, 11:29
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Jermain Defoe advertises for personal assistant who can 'create global brand'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe advertises for a '24/7' executive personal assistant who can create a "global brand" for the footballer.
Aug 24, 15:31
Kyle Naughton of Swansea City and Jack Rodwell of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015
Sunderland's Jack Rodwell: 'We were unlucky not to win'
Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell believes that his side were unlucky to only take a point from their Premier League clash against Swansea City.
Aug 23, 15:13
Jeremain Lens of FC Dynamo Kyiv in action during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Dynamo Kyiv on April 23, 2015
Jeremain Lens: 'Sunderland can beat every Premier League team'
Winger Jeremain Lens believes that Sunderland can "beat everybody" in the Premier League.
Aug 23, 12:21
Swansea boss Garry Monk shouts to his team as they take on Newcastle on August 15, 2015
Garry Monk: 'We should have been further ahead'
Garry Monk believes that Swansea City missed the chance to kill the game off before Sunderland fought back to earn a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 22, 22:01
Sunderland's English forward Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring against Swansea during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on August 22, 2015
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe satisfied by draw with Swansea City
Jermain Defoe hopes that Sunderland can push on following their 1-1 draw with Swansea City in the Premier League.
Aug 22, 18:53
Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (top right) scores the opening goal against Sunderland during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on August 2
Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-1 Swansea City
Sports Mole rates the best and worst players from the Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City.
Aug 22, 18:29
Kyle Naughton of Swansea City and Jack Rodwell of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015
Match Analysis: Sunderland 1-1 Swansea City
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 22, 17:36
Bafetimbi Gomis (1st R) of Swansea City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015
Result: Jermain Defoe secures Sunderland a point against Swansea City
Jermain Defoe cancels out Bafetimbi Gomis's strike as Sunderland draw at home to Swansea City.
Aug 22, 16:55
Kyle Naughton of Swansea City and Jack Rodwell of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015
Half-Time Report: Bafetimbi Gomis heaps misery on Sunderland
Bafetimbi Gomis scores as Swansea City lead away at Sunderland at half time in the Premier League.
Aug 22, 15:52
Bafetimbi Gomis (1st R) of Swansea City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-1 Swansea City - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 22, 14:00
Dick Advocaat watches his Sunderland side take on Norwich on August 15, 2015
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat: "Every player is for sale"
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat reveals that he will accept offers for any member of his squad if they wish to leave the club before the end of the transfer window.
Aug 22, 02:14
Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 6, 2015
Bournemouth 'launch official bid for Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray'
Bournemouth reportedly launch an official bid for Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray.
Aug 21, 14:41
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: 'I need to play up front'
Jermain Defoe believes that he can lead Sunderland away from trouble if he is trusted to play a central role in attack.
Aug 21, 05:00
Costel Pantilimon is having a mare in Sunderland's game against Norwich on August 15, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City.
Aug 20, 23:08
Dimitri Payet scores West Ham's first against Leicester on August 15, 2015
Preview: West Ham United vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole checks on the preparations of both sides ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Bournemouth.
Aug 20, 17:22
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe denies interest in Sunderland's Jermain Defoe
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe rubbishes speculation linking the club with a move for Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe.
Aug 20, 15:05
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Report: Jermain Defoe wants to leave Sunderland, Bournemouth to make move
Bournemouth are reportedly keen on Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe as the 32-year-old is said to be looking for a way out of the Stadium of Light.
Aug 16, 13:51
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Team News: Sunderland hand Jermain Defoe 400th Premier League appearance
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe makes his 400th Premier League appearance against Norwich City.
Aug 15, 14:46
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Premier League in numbers: Matchday 2 preview
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Premier League fixtures, with the aid of a selection of statistics from each game taking place.
Aug 15, 12:10
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Sebastian Larsson and Jack Rodwell during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Sunderland and Norwich City at the Stadium of Light.
Aug 13, 20:01
Manchester United's Dutch midfielder Memphis Depay (2nd R) celebrates with Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (R) after United take the lead due to an own goal from Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Kyle Walker (L) during the English Prem
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 1
Sports Mole looks back on the opening weekend of Premier League action with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 encounters.
Aug 11, 11:48
Steven Fletcher for Sunderland on January 24, 2015
Sunderland's Steven Fletcher: 'We have to bounce back next week'
Sunderland forward Steven Fletcher admits that his side have to bounce back from their opening-day loss to Leicester City when they play Norwich City next week.
Aug 9, 02:10
Sunderland Manager Dick Advocaat watches on during a pre season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 9, 2015
Dick Advocaat concerned by Sunderland performance
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat admits that his side's 4-2 defeat to Leicester City leaves him concerned.
Aug 8, 19:51
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Player Ratings: Leicester City 4-2 Sunderland
strong>Sports Mole looks at who shone and who struggled as Leicester City beat Sunderland 4-2 in their Premier League opener at the King Power Stadium.
Aug 8, 18:48
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City scores his team's third goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Match Analysis: Leicester City 4-2 Sunderland
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League clash between Leicester City and Sunderland, which finished 4-2 to the Foxes.
Aug 8, 18:08
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Result: Leicester City ease past Sunderland in Premier League opener
Leicester City cruise past Sunderland in the opening day of the Premier League season courtesy of a 4-2 win to get Claudio Ranieri's reign off to the perfect start.
Aug 8, 16:54
Shinji Okazaki of Leicester City during the pre season friendly match between Mansfield Town and Leicester City at the One Call Stadium on July 25, 2015
Team News: Shinji Okazaki handed Leicester City debut against Sunderland
Shinji Okazaki is handed his debut for Leicester City in their Premier League opener at the King Power Stadium against Sunderland.
Aug 8, 14:29
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Live Commentary: Leicester City 4-2 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the opening Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland, which finished 4-2 to the Foxes.
Aug 8, 14:00
Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash between Leicester City and Sunderland.
Aug 6, 17:07
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
Premier League 2015-16 season preview: Sunderland
Having struggled the last two seasons, Sports Mole assesses whether or not 2015-16 will be a more comfortable Premier League campaign for Sunderland.
Aug 6, 13:00
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
Result: Sunderland end pre-season with win in Hannover
Sunderland prepare for the new Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win away at Hannover.
Aug 1, 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
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City33008089
2Leicester CityLeicester32107437
3Liverpool32102027
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd32102027
5Crystal Palace32016426
6Swansea CitySwansea31205325
7Everton31115414
8Norwich CityNorwich31115504
9Arsenal311123-14
10Chelsea311157-24
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham31026603
12Watford30302203
13Bournemouth310245-13
14Aston Villa310223-13
15Stoke CityStoke302134-12
16Tottenham HotspurSpurs302134-12
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle302124-22
18Southampton302125-32
19Sunderland301248-41
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom301226-41