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 1,411 articles about Jermain Defoe. Articles 1 to 40:
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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

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