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The Journal Aug 21, 2016
Sunderland must 'manage' Jermain Defoe until new recruits arrive, says David Moyes

Sunderland must 'manage' Jermain Defoe until new recruits arrive, says David Moyes

Moyes has been impressed by Defoes professionalism but admits he must use the striker carefully in the week ahead
Norwich Evening News Aug 20, 2016

Women’s Premier League derby clash to kickstart new season for Norwich City and Lowestoft Town

Two East Anglian rivals will lock horns tomorrow – and Ipswich Town will not be involved.
The Journal Aug 20, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe is a big worry for Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe is a big worry for Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka

Jermain Defoe got off the mark in the opening match of the season for Sunderland - and Middlesbrough know all about his threat
The Chronicle Aug 20, 2016
Jermain Defoe will ensure Sunderland enjoy a successful season, says Jack Rodwell

Jermain Defoe will ensure Sunderland enjoy a successful season, says Jack Rodwell

Jack Rodwell helped Jermain Defoe get his season off to a goalscoring start at Manchester City, and is confident of more to come
Evening Gazette Aug 20, 2016
Sunderland vs Middlesbrough: Boro's promotion 'a great thing' - Moyes

Sunderland vs Middlesbrough: Boro's promotion 'a great thing' - Moyes

The Black Cats boss has been impressed with Boros summer dealings, while Jermain Defoe is expecting a sizzling atmosphere
Evening Gazette Aug 19, 2016
Middlesbrough FC press conference recap: Aitor Karanka on Sunderland, transfer latest and de Roon injury

Middlesbrough FC press conference recap: Aitor Karanka on Sunderland, transfer latest and de Roon injury

Aitor Karanka talks Alvaro Negredo and Jermain Defoe and was asked what he expects of Sunderland in his pre-match press conference
The Journal Aug 16, 2016
Sunderland will have a good season with displays like last Saturday's, says Jermain Defoe

Sunderland will have a good season with displays like last Saturday's, says Jermain Defoe

Sunderland lost at Manchester City but played well, and Jermain Defoe believes more of the same performances will stand the club in good stead
The Journal Aug 15, 2016
Jermain Defoe's England hopes boosted by goal in front of Sam Allardyce at Man City

Jermain Defoe's England hopes boosted by goal in front of Sam Allardyce at Man City

Sunderland hotshot Jerman Defoe believes Sam Allardyces appointment as England boss could help resurrect his international career
Shields Gazette Aug 15, 2016

Sunderland star Defoe driven on by pressure

Jermain Defoe is thriving under the pressure of being Sunderland’s main man after opening his account early in front of watching England boss Sam Allardyce.
The Journal Aug 13, 2016
Man City 2-1 Sunderland: Read James Hunter's player ratings as own goal earns Blues opening win

Man City 2-1 Sunderland: Read James Hunter's player ratings as own goal earns Blues opening win

Jermain Defoe was on target as David Moyes reign started with a defeat, but who else impressed for the Black Cats on the opening day at the Etihad
Bitter and Blue Aug 13, 2016

Manchester City vs Sunderland, 2016 Premier League: Final Score 2-1 as City win in Pep Guardiola debut

VICTORY!!! Pep Guardiola's Manchester City debut was a very successful one, as the Citizens beat Sunderland in the Premier League opener with a dominant, yet narrow 2-1 victory, with goals from Sergio Agüero, Paddy McNair (OG) for City with Jermain Defoe scoring for Sunderland. The team didn't destroy Sunderland, but the performance was positive, attacking and encouraging. Good start to the Pep Era. FIRST HALF The first 45 minutes featured beautiful football from the Citizens, who featured some tactical changes that surprised those who are not used to seeing Guardiola's teams: full-backs...
Bitter and Blue Aug 13, 2016

WATCH: Manchester City escape with victory thanks to Sunderland own goal

LATE (WEIRD) WINNER! Manchester City could have had a much easier game against Sunderland, but after a Jermain Defoe goal, the Citizens needed a late goal to escape with a victory. And it happened, in a weird way: Your browser does not support HTML5 video. (via Reddit Soccer) It was the head of poor Paddy McNair, Sunderland's newest signing from Manchester United, that scored an own goal to give City the lead and the victory. Guardiola's team had a tough time in the final minutes, but the dominant performance for most of the match deserved a victory. It needed an own goal, but a goal is a...
Roker Report Aug 13, 2016

Fabio Borini: Centre Forward Or Winger?

With Sunderland having to shuffle the deck due to injuries it brings into question whether or not Fabio Borini could perhaps play at centre forward in the event of a Jermain Defoe injury. Graham Macmillan-Mason looks at the statistics behind the Italy international and ponders just which position is perhaps his best. Until his loan move here in 2013/14, Fabio was seen as primarily a centre forward. He had scored goals for Swansea and Roma consistently in that position, eventually bought by Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool as a forward capable of producing the goods in front of goal, as opposed...
The Journal Aug 12, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe wants to improve on last year's goal tally and join the ranks of legends

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe wants to improve on last year's goal tally and join the ranks of legends

Jermain Defoe scored 15 league goals last season, but wants more this term to take him above some players he once idolised
The Journal Aug 12, 2016
Sunderland can spring a surprise at Manchester City, says Jermain Defoe

Sunderland can spring a surprise at Manchester City, says Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe knows Sunderland face a tough test at the Etihad but believes his side an pull off a famous victory - or be content with a draw

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