Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 35)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)

Hometown: Beckton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Bournemouth (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
2015-2017Sunderland
2017-Bournemouth
International2004-England
Sports Mole has 1,386 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Peter Crouch of Stoke City gestures during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Stoke City at Craven Cottage on September 22, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Stoke City striker Peter Crouch sets Premier League substitutes record
Stoke City striker Peter Crouch sets a new Premier League record for the most substitute appearances made in the division.
22:19
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe backs Jermain Defoe for England World Cup squad
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe backs striker Jermain Defoe to force his way into England's squad for next summer's World Cup.
Nov 17, 12:45
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal in their 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Callum Wilson returns for Bournemouth
Callum Wilson makes his first Premier League start since January as Bournemouth take on Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Nov 4, 14:02
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe still has England chance'
Eddie Howe refuses to blame Jermain Defoe for Bournemouth's struggles so far this season and insists that the striker can still play a part for England at the World Cup.
Nov 3, 17:40
Jermain Defoe on the bench during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Jermain Defoe 'worried England dream is over due to lack of Bournemouth minutes'
Jermain Defoe is reportedly worried that he will be overlooked by England due to his lack of regular game time at Bournemouth.
Oct 31, 10:43
Eden Hazard scores during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on October 28, 2017
Result: Eden Hazard fires Chelsea past Bournemouth
Eden Hazard scores the only goal of the game as Chelsea climb back into the top four courtesy of a 1-0 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Oct 28, 19:22
Gary Cahill in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Gary Cahill on Chelsea bench
Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill starts on the bench for the trip to Bournemouth.
Oct 28, 16:32
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the Vitality Stadium between Bournemouth and Chelsea.
Oct 26, 17:43
Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on March 19, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur finally win at Wembley by beating Bournemouth
Christian Eriksen scores the only goal of the game to earn Tottenham their first Premier League victory at Wembley with a 1-0 win over Bournemouth.
Oct 14, 16:58
Nathan Dyer of Leicester City is snatched at by Ben Davies of Tottenham Hotspur on January 20, 2016
Team News: Ben Davies misses out for Tottenham Hotspur through illness
Ben Davies drops out of Tottenham Hotspur's starting lineup to face Bournemouth through illness, with Son Heung-min coming in to replace the left-back.
Oct 14, 14:03
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the second with teammates during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur on September 23, 2017
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive how Tottenham secured their maiden Premier League win at Wembley by edging past Bournemouth, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Oct 14, 14:00
Mauricio Pochettino embraces Harry Kane during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium.
Oct 13, 12:32
Jermain Defoe of England celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Euro 2008 Qualifying match between England and Andorra at Old Trafford on September 2, 2006
Jermain Defoe: 'Playing at a major tournament still the dream'
Jermain Defoe insists that the prospect of playing for England at a major tournament remains a "dream" for him and is hoping to make the squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Oct 11, 19:43
Ryan Bertrand and Fiodor Cernych in action during the World Cup qualifier between England and Lithuania on March 26, 2017
Preview: Lithuania vs. England
Sports Mole previews England's final World Cup qualifier as Gareth Southgate's side take on Lithuania in Vilnius.
Oct 6, 16:16
Bournemouth striker Josh King in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the Vitality Stadium on September 30, 2017
Result: Leicester City escape with point from Bournemouth battering
Leicester City ride their luck to cling on to a 0-0 draw away at Bournemouth - a result which leaves both sides still stuck on one win for the season.
Sep 30, 16:56
Jamie Vardy reacts to missing a shot during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Chelsea on September 9, 2017
Team News: Jamie Vardy starts for Leicester City
Jamie Vardy is passed fit to start for Leicester City's trip to Bournemouth.
Sep 30, 14:05
Bournemouth attacker Josh King is challenged by Leicester City's Harry Maguire during their Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium on September 30, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 0-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive a one-sided 0-0 draw between dominant Bournemouth and lucky Leicester with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Vitality Stadium.
Sep 30, 14:00
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane celebrates scoring for his side during their Champions League Group H clash with Borussia Dortmund at Wembley on September 13, 2017
Glenn Hoddle: 'Harry Kane could become Tottenham Hotspur's greatest ever'
Tottenham Hotspur legend Glenn Hoddle backs Harry Kane to become the club's greatest ever striker following his hat-trick against APOEL.
Sep 27, 16:00
Everton's Oumar Niasse introduces himself to the crowd on the pitch before the match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Result: Oumar Niasse brace helps Everton see off Bournemouth
Substitute Oumar Niasse helps Everton to claim their second Premier League win of the season with a 2-1 defeat of Bournemouth.
Sep 23, 17:08
Wayne Rooney in action for Everton against Sevilla on August 6, 2017
Preview: Everton vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the action from Everton's Premier League meeting with Bournemouth.
Sep 22, 01:16
Jordon Ibe celebrates with Jermain Defoe during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove Albion on September 15, 2017
Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe: 'I still have a long way to go'
Jordon Ibe says that he needs to keep working hard after providing two assists in Bournemouth's first win of the Premier League season.
Sep 17, 12:59
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Liam Rosenior: 'You cannot switch off in the Premier League'
Brighton & Hove Albion winger Liam Rosenior is unhappy with his side switching off to let Bournemouth come from behind and claim a 2-1 win on Friday night.
Sep 15, 22:57
Eddie Howe celebrates after the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Eddie Howe relieved as Bournemouth earn first Premier League points of season
Eddie Howe is relieved to see Bournemouth pick up their first points of the Premier League season in their 2-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sep 15, 22:44
Brighton manager Chris Hughton looks on ahead of the Pre Season Friendly between Brighton & Hove Albion and Seville at Amex Stadium on August 2, 2015
Chris Hughton: 'Brighton & Hove Albion were always in the game'
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton believes that his side were caught short in their 2-1 Premier League defeat at Bournemouth as they were "always in the game".
Sep 15, 22:31
Jordon Ibe celebrates with Jermain Defoe during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove Albion on September 15, 2017
Result: Bournemouth come from behind to see off Brighton & Hove Albion
Bournemouth claim their first Premier League win of the season as Jermain Defoe helps the Cherries clinch a 2-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion at the Vitality Stadium.
Sep 15, 21:55
Alexandre Lacazette is congratulated by Hector Bellerin after scoring during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Result: Arsenal cruise past Bournemouth to return to winning ways
Arsenal return to winning ways following back-to-back defeats courtesy of a comfortable 3-0 win over Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 9, 16:53
Alexis Sanchez hides his face in shame during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Team News: Alexis Sanchez drops to Arsenal bench
Alexis Sanchez is named among the substitutes as Arsenal welcome Bournemouth to the Emirates.
Sep 9, 14:02
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between under-fire Arsenal and pointless Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 7, 16:56
England midfielder Jesse Lingard in action during his side's international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Jesse Lingard, Harry Maguire cut from England squad
Jesse Lingard, Harry Maguire and Jermain Defoe are left out of England's 23-man squad to face Slovakia, while Eric Dier is included after returning from suspension.
Sep 4, 12:51
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe in action during his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on December 31, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers rejected with £15m bid for Benik Afobe?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly knocked back with a £15m bid for Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe.
Aug 31, 19:23
Malta players chase after Jesse Lingard in a match between England and Malta at Wembley
Preview: Malta vs. England
Sports Mole previews Friday's World Cup Group F qualifier between bottom side Malta and top-of-the-group England at the Ta'Qali National Stadium.
Aug 30, 18:02
Eddie Howe looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Eddie Howe "disappointed" with late defeat to Manchester City
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says that he is "disappointed" after seeing his side lose out to Manchester City with a late strike.
Aug 26, 16:09
Raheem Sterling nets a last-minute winner during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Result: Raheem Sterling nets late winner as Manchester City beat Bournemouth
Raheem Sterling scores in the seventh minute of added-on time as Manchester City register a 2-1 win over Bournemouth in their Premier League game at the Vitality Stadium.
Aug 26, 14:33
Charlie Daniels celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 1-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 2-1 victory over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Aug 26, 12:00
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Manchester City drop Sergio Aguero, Bournemouth start Jermain Defoe
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola decides to drop Sergio Aguero, but Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe starts the Premier League match between the two clubs.
Aug 26, 11:34
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the match in the Premier League between Bournemouth and Manchester City.
Aug 24, 15:58
Harry Maguire celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Harry Maguire named in England squad
Gareth Southgate names Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire in his England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia next month.
Aug 24, 14:03
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts after losing to Bournemouth on April 29, 2017
Jermain Defoe: 'I am ready to start for Bournemouth'
Jermain Defoe says that he is "itching to start" after being named on the bench for Bournemouth's first two matches of the new Premier League campaign.
Aug 21, 14:10
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts after losing to Bournemouth on April 29, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe not where he needs to be fitness-wise'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that Jermain Defoe has not started in the Premier League this season as he is currently "not where he needs to be fitness-wise".
Aug 21, 10:16
Tony Pulis calls the shots during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Result: Debutant Ahmed Hegazi heads West Bromwich Albion to victory over Bournemouth
West Bromwich Albion open the new Premier League season with a 1-0 win over visitors Bournemouth, thanks to a debut goal from new centre-back Ahmed Hegazi.
Aug 12, 16:52



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