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.
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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 1,421 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Team News: Jose Mourinho makes seven changes to Manchester United XI
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho makes seven changes to his XI for Wednesday's Premier League clash with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Apr 18, 18:48
Hornets manager Javi Gracia gives orders during the FA Cup game between Southampton and Watford on January 27, 2018
Javi Gracia disappointed with late Huddersfield Town winner
Watford boss Javi Gracia expresses his disappointment at his side's failure to keep Huddersfield out in the last minutes of Saturday's game, as Tom Ince scored a late winner.
Apr 14, 21:16
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring in the Premier League game between Liverpool and Bournemouth on April 14, 2018
Result: Mohamed Salah scores 30th league goal as Liverpool beat Bournemouth
Mohamed Salah reaches the 30-goal landmark for the Premier League season as Liverpool's front three all score in a comfortable win over Bournemouth at Anfield.
Apr 14, 19:24
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Team News: Bournemouth make three changes against Crystal Palace
Eddie Howe makes three changes to his Bournemouth starting XI for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace.
Apr 7, 14:05
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe during the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 29, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe should make World Cup squad'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that Jermain Defoe could contribute for England at the 2018 World Cup.
Apr 7, 10:58
Jermain Defoe celebrates after opening the scoring in the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on December 9, 2017
Jermain Defoe: 'I could be key at the World Cup'
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe backs himself to be a crucial influence at this summer's World Cup, should England boss Gareth Southgate pick him in his squad.
Apr 2, 10:00
Jordon Ibe celebrates with Jermain Defoe during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove Albion on September 15, 2017
Result: Jermain Defoe strikes in injury time to help Bournemouth draw at Watford
Jermain Defoe's 92nd-minute equaliser helps Bournemouth salvage a 2-2 draw in Saturday's Premier League game at Watford.
Mar 31, 16:55
Eric Dier contemplates Fermat's Last Theorem during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Team News: Eric Dier makes Tottenham Hotspur bench for Bournemouth clash
Eric Dier recovers from an elbow injury to make the Tottenham Hotspur bench in Sunday's Premier League clash away at Bournemouth.
Mar 11, 15:04
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Jermain Defoe: 'England door opened by Gareth Southgate'
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe reveals that England manager Gareth Southgate has offered him a chance to be part of the Three Lions World Cup squad.
Feb 28, 13:36
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Jermain Defoe "sad" at Sunderland plight
Jermain Defoe admits that he is "sad" with what is happening at his former club Sunderland, who are currently bottom of the Championship.
Feb 26, 13:48
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez meets Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe prior to their Premier League clash at St James' Park on November 4, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth were poor for 70 minutes'
Eddie Howe hails the impact made by his subs to help Bournemouth recover from two goals down and draw 2-2 against Newcastle United.
Feb 24, 20:38
Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling in action during his side's 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Bournemouth's Dan Gosling: 'We could have beaten Newcastle United'
Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling admits that he is disappointed his side were unable to take maximum points off Newcastle United.
Feb 24, 17:45
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Team News: Jermain Defoe on Bournemouth bench ahead of Newcastle United clash
Jermain Defoe is named on the bench as Bournemouth welcome Newcastle United to the Vitality Stadium.
Feb 24, 14:04
Jordon Ibe celebrates with Jermain Defoe during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove Albion on September 15, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe could face Newcastle United'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that Jermain Defoe could make his return from injury against Newcastle United on Saturday.
Feb 23, 18:17
Harry Kane celebrates with Son Heung-min after scoring the second during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton on January 13, 2018
Result: Harry Kane makes history in Tottenham Hotspur rout of Everton
Harry Kane becomes Tottenham Hotspur's record Premier League goalscorer with a brace in his side's 4-0 rout of Everton at Wembley.
Jan 13, 19:21
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe not seeking replacement for Jermain Defoe
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits that bringing in new players in January "is always tough", as he appears to rule out signing a replacement striker for Jermain Defoe.
Dec 27, 16:33
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: David Silva, Vincent Kompany start for Manchester City
Vincent Kompany and David Silva return to Manchester City's starting XI for Saturday's Premier League home meeting with Bournemouth.
Dec 23, 14:02
Eddie Howe watches his side go down again during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth can cope without Jermain Defoe'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says that his side will be able to cope without striker Jermain Defoe, who suffered an ankle injury on Wednesday evening.
Dec 22, 14:59
Ethan Ampadu in action during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Antonio Conte: "Ethan Ampadu showed great maturity"
Antonio Conte talks up the potential of Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu following his solid display against Bournemouth.
Dec 21, 14:16
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe suspects ligament damage for Jermain Defoe
Eddie Howe expects Jermain Defoe to spend time on the sidelines after hobbling off the field during the first half of Bournemouth's defeat to Chelsea.
Dec 21, 12:39
Alvaro Morata celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Result: Alvaro Morata cruelly denies Bournemouth as Chelsea progress into semi-finals
Alvaro Morata scores in stoppage time, seconds after Bournemouth had levelled up the match, to earn Chelsea a 2-1 win in Wednesday's EFL Cup quarter-final tie.
Dec 20, 21:40
Michy Batshuayi nabs the second during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Team News: Ethan Ampadu, Michy Batshuayi start for Chelsea
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte hands starts to both Ethan Ampadu and Michy Batshuayi for the EFL Cup quarter-final tie with Bournemouth.
Dec 20, 18:48
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Jermaine Defoe: 'I think about Bradley Lowery every day'
Bournemouth striker Jermaine Defoe reveals that he thinks about Bradley Lowery "every day" since the child's passing in July.
Dec 17, 22:26
Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Result: Liverpool beat Bournemouth in style to move into top four
Liverpool beat Bournemouth 4-0 at the Vitality Stadium to move back into the Premier League's top four.
Dec 17, 18:25
Dishevelled Reds boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Team News: Adam Lallana makes Liverpool bench away at Bournemouth
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is passed fit for the first time this season and will start on the bench as the Reds play Bournemouth.
Dec 17, 15:33
Ryan Fraser pulls a goal back during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, teams news and a full preview of Liverpool's trip to face Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Dec 16, 17:32
Dishevelled Reds boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Phil Thompson: 'Liverpool must learn from collapse at Bournemouth last season'
Former Liverpool defender Phil Thompson hopes that the Reds have learned from last year's mistakes when they return to the Vitality Stadium to face Bournemouth on Sunday.
Dec 14, 21:13
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Result: Romelu Lukaku earns Manchester United nervy win over Bournemouth
Romelu Lukaku's first-half header proves enough for Manchester United to earn a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
Dec 13, 21:58
Manchester United's Luke Shaw during the Champions League match against CSKA Moscow on December 5, 2017
Team News: Luke Shaw, Scott McTominay start for Manchester United against Bournemouth
Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay are handed their first Premier League starts of the season as Manchester United host Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
Dec 13, 19:08
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth.
Dec 12, 15:15
Jermain Defoe celebrates after opening the scoring in the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on December 9, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace pay penalty in draw with Bournemouth
Crystal Palace sink back to the bottom of the table as Christian Benteke misses a stoppage-time penalty during his side's 2-2 draw with Bournemouth at Selhurst Park.
Dec 9, 17:13
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Chris Coleman tight-lipped on Jermain Defoe return rumours
Chris Coleman refuses to discuss rumours linking Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe with a January return to the Stadium of Light.
Dec 3, 22:22
Ryan Fraser celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton on December 3, 2017
Result: Bournemouth, Southampton share the spoils in south coast derby
Bournemouth and Southampton play out a 1-1 draw in Sunday's Premier League derby at the Vitality Stadium.
Dec 3, 15:20
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Team News: Bournemouth, Southampton make widescale changes for derby
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe makes five changes to his starting XI ahead of Sunday's Premier League derby with Southampton at the Vitality Stadium.
Dec 3, 12:33
Chris Wood celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Burnley and Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Result: Impressive Burnley form continues with victory at Bournemouth
Burnley claim a 2-1 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday night to move up to sixth place in the Premier League table.
Nov 29, 21:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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.
Nov 20, 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

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