3:14 AM EST, Sun December 04, 2016
Daily Mail Dec 1, 2016

Jermain Defoe has scored or assisted 75 per cent of Sunderland's goals this season… so, which player is your club most reliant on?

As Sunderland flounder at the bottom of the Premier League table, the one man they will be looking to fire them out of trouble is Jermain Defoe. He has been involved in nine of their 12 goals this season.
The Northern Echo Nov 30, 2016

David Moyes happy with Victor Anichebe's impact - but warns about the need to strike the right balance

DAVID MOYES is delighted with Victor Anichebe’s blossoming relationship with Jermain Defoe, although the Sunderland manager accepts he will have to strike the correct balance between defence and attack as he prepares for Saturday’s home game with Leicester City.
The Chronicle Nov 26, 2016
Dean Saunders says Jermain Defoe is world class and should be playing for England

Dean Saunders says Jermain Defoe is world class and should be playing for England

Defoe scored his 150th Premier League goal last weekend and remains the top English goalscorer throughout the league this season
The Journal Nov 26, 2016
Evergreen Sunderland goalscorer Jermain Defoe can take his career into extra-time

Evergreen Sunderland goalscorer Jermain Defoe can take his career into extra-time

David Moyes reckons veteran Jermain Defoe still has plenty of years left in him as he continues to bang in Premier League goals for Sunderland
The Sun Nov 25, 2016

Jermain Defoe remains a teetotal goal machine for Sunderland as he hunts down the six strikers with more Premier League goals than the him

JERMAIN DEFOE celebrated his 150th Premier League goal by watching it back on Match of the Day with his mum and a cup of green tea. And that, in a nutshell, is why the Sunderland striker, who reached the landmark against Hull last Saturday, remains at the top of his game at the grand old […]
The Chronicle Nov 23, 2016
How long will Sunderland's Jermain Defoe play on until? He's had his say

How long will Sunderland's Jermain Defoe play on until? He's had his say

Defoe has not put a timescale on the end of his career, while the Sunderland striker is determined to rise up the list of Premier League goalscorers
Shields Gazette Nov 22, 2016

Jermain Defoe is Sunderland’s goal genius

Sunderland fans – is there a striker you would swap for Jermain Defoe?
Roker Report Nov 21, 2016

NewsWipe: Crouch Linked Again & The Story Behind Anichebe's Resurgence

In today's NewsWipe: Peter Crouch has been linked with Sunderland (again); Victor Anichebe grabbed all the headlines at the weekend, but the story behind his resurgence is compelling; and Jordan Pickford loves chips and burgers.... and parmos? Peter Crouch ❤ Jermain Defoe According to the Mirror and the Sun, David Moyes wants to bring Peter Crouch to Sunderland. The reports indicate that Crouch has become Moyes' number one target for the looming January transfer window, moving ahead of Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa on the Sunderland manager's wishlist. Moyes is lining up Crouch in a bid...
Roker Report Nov 21, 2016

Jermain Defoe: Top 5 SAFC Goals

Jermain Defoe scored his 150th Premier League goal this weekend against Hull City - his 25th in the top flight as a Sunderland player. So, with that milestone reached, we're ranking his top Sunderland goals thus far from five to one. Which one was your favourite? Leave a message in the comments below! 5: 20/3/16 - Newcastle United 1-1 Sunderland You can't beat a derby goal, and Jermain just loves a volley against that lot. His goal in front of the Gallowgate just before half-time was hugely important in a match that wasn't just a derby, but a relegation six pointer that we could not...
The Northern Echo Nov 21, 2016

David Moyes brands Jermain Defoe "special" after Sunderland striker's landmark strike

THE first was a last-minute winner for West Ham against Ipswich in October 2001, the 150th was Saturday’s clinical finish for Sunderland against Hull. For more than a decade-and-a-half, Jermain Defoe has been worth his weight in goals.
Roker Report Nov 20, 2016

Roker Rapport Podcast: Episode 11 - GET THE RAVE ON!

Keeeeeeeman! It's the eleventh edition of the Roker Rapport Podcast and we're in the aftermath of yet another rare, beautiful Sunderland victory. Join us - kick back, relax and listen in! Available, as per usual, on all smart devices via iTunes and the Acast app. On this week's agenda: Papy Djilobodji - despite playing well he got sent off. Is he a modern day Titus Bramble? Should we get carried away with the Hull result, or did it mask glaring issues that still remain? Is Jermain Defoe, at the age of 34, in his prime? Will Victor Anichebe prove to be the bargain of the century? Liverpool...
The Sun Nov 20, 2016

Jermain Defoe: Sunderland striker is the eighth player to score 150 goals in the Premier League – but who hit the landmark the quickest?

JERMAIN DEFOE celebrated his 150th Premier League goal in Sunderland’s 3-0 rout of Hull City at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. If you’re struggling at the wrong end of the table then you need a goalscorer to get you out of trouble – and that is what Defoe has done since he arrived on Wearside […]
The Journal Nov 20, 2016
Sunderland 3-0 Hull City: Kings for a day, Black Cats hand Hurley a happy belated birthday

Sunderland 3-0 Hull City: Kings for a day, Black Cats hand Hurley a happy belated birthday

Sunderland legend Charlie Hurley was on hand to see Jermain Defoe, Victor Anichebe and Jordan Pickford bring hope to Wearside
The Chronicle Nov 19, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe on 'special' feeling as he scores his landmark goal on Wearside

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe on 'special' feeling as he scores his landmark goal on Wearside

Jermain Defoe notched Premier League goal number 150 in Sunderlands wn over Hull City, and he was delighted it came at the Stadium of Light
The Sun Nov 19, 2016

Sunderland transfer news: Peter Crouch wanted to partner Jermain Defoe at Stadium of Light by David Moyes

DAVID MOYES has targeted Peter Crouch to reignite his partnership with Jermain Defoe. The Sunderland boss wants the Stoke striker and has made him a priority when the January transfer window opens. Crouch and Defoe hit the goal trail at Portsmouth and Tottenham and also went to the World Cup together with England in 2010. […]

Jermain Defoe Photos

Player News

  • 3

    Jermain Defoe

    Sunderland 2 Leicester 1: Jermain Defoe fires the Black Cats to their second home win of the season after Robert Huth own goal

  • 2

    Adnan Januzaj

    Sunderland's loan star Adnan Januzaj is the most talented player at the club, says David Moyes

  • 1

    Victor Anichebe

    Sunderland 2-1 Leicester player ratings: Read James Hunter's match marks after big win

  • 1

    Duncan Watmore

    Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore's injury 'doesn't look great' admits David Moyes

  • 1

    Patrick Van Aanholt

    Sunderland 2-1 Leicester player ratings: Read James Hunter's match marks after big win

  • Jordan Pickford

    Sunderland 2 - 1 Leicester City: Player Ratings & MOTM Poll

  • Jason Denayer

    Is Steven Pienaar Just A Square Peg In A Round Hole?

  • Lee Cattermole

    With Our Talisman Out Long Term, Who Replaces Lee Cattermole?

  • John O'Shea

    Sunderland's David Moyes has a decision to make - but John O'Shea is not afraid of competition

  • Lynden Gooch

    Sunderland's Lynden Gooch could be out for three months, and may need surgery