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Roker Report May 2, 2016

Quick Kicks: Gav's Thoughts On SCFC 1 - 1 SAFC

One of Sunderland's worst performances since the end of the January transfer window almost ended in tears but, with Jermain Defoe the saviour once again, survival is just about in our hands. Just. What The Gaffer Said Sam Allardyce must have been the most relieved man in the country when we were awarded a penalty late in the game against Stoke on Saturday - quite frankly, we were awful. Jermain's goal has got us a very precious point. It was a lovely piece of skill from him. I don't think anyone can argue that it wasn't a blatant penalty that stopped him getting through on goal. We have...
The Journal May 2, 2016
Most importantly Sunderland kept survival in their own hands - Stoke draw video verdict

Most importantly Sunderland kept survival in their own hands - Stoke draw video verdict

Sunderland drew 1-1 with Stoke City thanks to a late Jermain Defoe equaliser - heres James Hunters verdict on the game
The Chronicle May 2, 2016
Jermain Defoe at his best away from home, says Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce

Jermain Defoe at his best away from home, says Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce believes Sunderlands style of play away from home brings the best out of their top-scorer Jermain Defoe
The Northern Echo May 2, 2016

Jermain Defoe targets the next two games as the key to saving Sunderland's season

JERMAIN DEFOE has challenged his Sunderland team-mates to take at least four points from the club’s next two matches in order to ensure their fate remains in their own hands ahead of the final game of the season.
The Journal May 1, 2016
Newcastle United's resurgence is no surprise to Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce

Newcastle United's resurgence is no surprise to Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce says it is no shock to see Newcastle United putting up a fight in the final weeks of the season
The Journal May 1, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe: Stoke City penalty was my moment - I knew I'd score

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe: Stoke City penalty was my moment - I knew I'd score

Jermain Defoe has challenged Sunderland to be out of the relegation zone when their final game kicks off at Vicarage Road on May 15
The Journal May 1, 2016
Rafa Benitez on why he is relishing the 'challenge' of keeping Newcastle in the Premier League

Rafa Benitez on why he is relishing the 'challenge' of keeping Newcastle in the Premier League

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez insists his players deserve the credit for turning the Magpies season around
The Northern Echo May 1, 2016

Jermain Defoe continues to hold the key to Sunderland's survival hopes

SINCE the start of the year, and ignoring goalless draws, Sunderland have picked up points in ten matches. Jermain Defoe has scored in seven of them.
The Independent May 1, 2016
Tottenham supporters still believe they can win the title

Tottenham supporters still believe they can win the title

Leicesters draw at Old Trafford on Sunday keeps Tottenham in with a chance of winning the Premier League
The Chronicle Apr 28, 2016
Sunderland's Fabio Borini can be a saviour once more - if he rediscovers his ruthless streak

Sunderland's Fabio Borini can be a saviour once more - if he rediscovers his ruthless streak

Sam Allardyce wants Fabio Borini to improve his ratio of goals-to-chances to help ease the burden on Sunderland top scorer Jermain Defoe
The Chronicle Apr 27, 2016
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe wants 'to be loved like Kevin Phillips'

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe wants 'to be loved like Kevin Phillips'

Having proven his point in his first full season at Sunderland, Jermain Defoe wants to be held in the same esteem as Kevin Phillips
The Chronicle Apr 26, 2016
Jermain Defoe is 'only a goalscorer' - but he should be central to Sunderland's plans

Jermain Defoe is 'only a goalscorer' - but he should be central to Sunderland's plans

Sunderland got embroiled in a relegation battle by undervaluing Jermain Defoe. Their summer transfer dealing must be carried out with him in mind
Shields Gazette Apr 26, 2016

How Jermain Defoe went from disgruntled winger to Sunderland’s Player of the Year

With abrupt, sharp answers, Jermain Defoe delivered a brutally clear message about his mood in the fading California sunshine.
Shields Gazette Apr 26, 2016

Sunderland award-winner Jermain Defoe grateful to Di Canio

Player of the Season Jermain Defoe has revealed how the influence of ex-Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has ensured he continues to thrive at the top level aged 33.
The Chronicle Apr 26, 2016
Jermain Defoe: Paolo Di Canio's dedication was my inspiration as a youngster

Jermain Defoe: Paolo Di Canio's dedication was my inspiration as a youngster

Sunderlands Jermain Defoe says he followed Paolo Di Canios lead when the pair were together at West Ham in the early 2000s

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