Jermain Defoe

Premier League: Jermain Defoe double frustrates Liverpool, Sergio Aguero scores in Manchester City win

Premier League: Jermain Defoe double frustrates Liverpool, Sergio Aguero scores in Manchester City win

Liverpool dropped two points in the Premier League title race as Jermain Defoe converted two penalties to earn struggling Sunderland a 2-2 draw against them.

Jan 03, 2017, 00:41 AM IST
Pep Guardiola starts with win, Hull beat defending champions Leicester 2-1

Pep Guardiola starts with win, Hull beat defending champions Leicester 2-1

"I told my players this season will be harder than last season," said Ranieri, whose side lost only three times last season.

Aug 14, 2016, 00:20 AM IST
EPL: Spot of bother sparks Sunderland stroll against bitter rivals Newcastle

EPL: Spot of bother sparks Sunderland stroll against bitter rivals Newcastle

Sunderland swept to a record sixth successive Premier League triumph over bitter rivals Newcastle as Fabricio Coloccini's controversial dismissal sparked the hosts' 3-0 win at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.

Oct 25, 2015, 23:37 PM IST
Nathan Dyer sends Leicester second, Ryan Mason saves Tottenham Hotspur

Nathan Dyer sends Leicester second, Ryan Mason saves Tottenham Hotspur

Nathan Dyer scored a brave 89th-minute winner as Leicester City stormed back from 2-0 down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and claim second place in the Premier League on Sunday.

Sep 13, 2015, 23:43 PM IST
Fortune smiles as Sunderland flee drop zone

Fortune smiles as Sunderland flee drop zone

Scrappy second-half efforts from strikers Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe earned Sunderland a 2-0 victory at Everton on Saturday that fired them out of the Premier League relegation zone.

May 09, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

EPL's Gameweek 31 highlighted by series of astonishing goals

Not many times has the English Premier League witnessed a flurry of extraordinary goals in one Gameweek.

Apr 10, 2015, 17:18 PM IST
Newcastle boss defends Tim Krul over Jermain Defoe gesture

Newcastle boss defends Tim Krul over Jermain Defoe gesture

Newcastle United manager John Carver sprung to the defence of goalkeeper Tim Krul after the Dutchman was seen joking with Sunderland`s Jermain Defoe as they walked off at halftime in the North East derby on Sunday.

Apr 06, 2015, 10:08 AM IST
Dick Advocaat looks to build on Defoe wonder winner

Dick Advocaat looks to build on Defoe wonder winner

Dick Advocaat thinks Jermain Defoe`s wonder-strike in the Wear-Tyne derby could give Sunderland the perfect boost to keep Premier League football at the Stadium of Light next season.

Apr 06, 2015, 08:41 AM IST
EPL Gameweek 31: Jermain Defoe wonder goal settles Wear-Tyne derby, Tottenham held at Burnley

EPL Gameweek 31: Jermain Defoe wonder goal settles Wear-Tyne derby, Tottenham held at Burnley

Jermain Defoe scored a sensational long-range volley as Sunderland leapt three points clear of the Premier League relegation zone by beating derby rivals Newcastle United 1-0 on Sunday.

Apr 05, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
EPL Gameweek 31: Super Sunday - As it happened...

EPL Gameweek 31: Super Sunday - As it happened...

With the win, Sunderland have jumped to 15th place and can afford to plan other things than worrying about playing in the Championship next year. Earlier in the day, Burnley hold Tottenham to a goal-less draw at home to share the spoils. All in all, weekend's football actions from EPL have been exceptional, with lots of great goals and that usual swing of fortunes for teams.

Apr 05, 2015, 17:28 PM IST
Jermain Defoe can resurrect England career, says Gus Poyet

Jermain Defoe can resurrect England career, says Gus Poyet

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has backed Jermain Defoe to resurrect his England career after the striker struck his second goal in as many games in a 1-1 draw at Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. 

Feb 08, 2015, 18:07 PM IST
Jermain Defoe's goalscoring debut record ends as Sunderland lose

Jermain Defoe's goalscoring debut record ends as Sunderland lose

Jermain Defoe`s record of scoring on his first appearance for every club he has played for came to an end as Sunderland lost 2-1 at his former club Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2015, 00:45 AM IST
Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal

Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal

England striker Jermain Defoe is to return to the Premier League after signing for Sunderland from FC Toronto, with Jozy Altidore heading to Canada as part of a swap deal, it was announced Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Defoe, Cahill, Keane among MLS All-Stars

English standouts Jermain Defoe and Bradley Wright-Phillips, Australian Tim Cahill and Ireland`s Robbie Keane were among those named Saturday to the Major League Soccer All-Stars who will play Bayern Munich.

Jul 20, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Defoe waits to see if MLS adventure will end World Cup bid

England forward Jermain Defoe will wait for a phone call this weekend that will determine if his North American adventure has cost him a World Cup dream.

May 10, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

Two-goal Defoe dreams of England recall

Former Spurs striker Jermain Defoe slammed in two goals on his debut for Toronto FC in North America`s Major League Soccer at the weekend, rekindling hopes of an England recall for the 2014 World Cup.

Mar 18, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Defoe brings Toronto hope as MLS season opens

Major League Soccer`s 19th season opens Saturday but Toronto fans will have another week to wait before former Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe makes his debut for the Canadian club.

Mar 07, 2014, 10:25 AM IST

MLS boss: Defoe, Beckham moves key to future

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe and retired England star David Beckham are the type of player Major League Soccer needs to achieve its goals, MLS commissioner Don Garber said Tuesday.

Mar 05, 2014, 08:48 AM IST

Emotional Jermain Defoe says farewell to Tottenham Hotspurs

Jermain Defoe admitted he was overcome with emotion as the Tottenham striker said farewell to White Hart Lane on Thursday.

Feb 28, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

No fairytale finish for `legend` Defoe

Jermain Defoe was hailed as a Tottenham Hotspur "legend" as he prepared to bid farewell to the north London club.

Feb 27, 2014, 10:54 AM IST