3:52 PM EDT, Tue July 26, 2016
The Journal 5 hours ago
Niall Quinn: Sunderland need a proven goalscorer to partner Jermain Defoe

Niall Quinn: Sunderland need a proven goalscorer to partner Jermain Defoe

Black Cats legend Niall Quinn believes the club needs to lighten the load on Jermain Defoe - and strengthen in a host of other positions too
The Journal 5 hours ago
Sunderland ready to hit the ground running at Manchester City after short-haul pre-season

Sunderland ready to hit the ground running at Manchester City after short-haul pre-season

Billy Jones reckons Sunderland have learned from last summers pre-season mistakes by organising a programme that stays closer to home
The Chronicle Jul 22, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe wants to score in every game going into next season

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe wants to score in every game going into next season

Jermain Defoe is already off the mark in pre-season and with a trip to Rotherham on Saturday wants to extend that into the season proper
The Journal Jul 20, 2016
Hartlepool 0-3 Sunderland match report: Allardyce impending departure overshadows friendly win

Hartlepool 0-3 Sunderland match report: Allardyce impending departure overshadows friendly win

Jermain Defoe scored twice in front of Sam Allardyce, who looks certain to be confirmed as the new England manager in the next 24 hours
The Journal Jul 16, 2016
Sunderland must fly out of the blocks next season, says Jermain Defoe

Sunderland must fly out of the blocks next season, says Jermain Defoe

Sunderland have started the last five seasons slowly, but Jermain Defoe says that should change given a gruelling pre-season so far
The Journal Jul 14, 2016
Defoe backs Allardyce to manage both Sunderland and England: Eight times that's happened before

Defoe backs Allardyce to manage both Sunderland and England: Eight times that's happened before

Jermain Defoe believes Sam Allardyce could manage both England and Sunderland at the same time - heres eight other to manage both club and country
Roker Report Jul 6, 2016

Roker Ramble: Mismanagement, Mismanagement, Mismanagement

England's loss must be Sunderland's gain. Vito Mannone has become the third Sunderland player to sign a fresh deal over the summer, following in the footsteps of Patrick Van Aanholt and Jermain Defoe. With the Italian entering into the last year of his contract, the approach to ensure we don’t see a repeat of the blunder that allowed Phil Bardsley and Jack Colback to see out their contracts and leave for free back in the 2013-14 season is certainly refreshing to say the least. It shows that the club is learning the lessons of mismanagement by guaranteeing that the valuable members of the...
Shields Gazette Jul 2, 2016

Jermain Defoe helping to mentor Sunderland striking prospect

Jermain Defoe has taken hot Sunderland prospect Josh Maja under his wing after the 17-year-old’s potential instantly impressed Sam Allardyce, writes Chris Young.
The Journal Jun 29, 2016
His football may lack style, but Sam Allardyce is certainly not the dinosaur he is portrayed as

His football may lack style, but Sam Allardyce is certainly not the dinosaur he is portrayed as

Sunderland will be hoping the Football Association focus on the caricature and ignore Jermain Defoes reference in picking Englands next manager
Shields Gazette Jun 28, 2016

Jermain Defoe: Maybe Sam Allardyce could be Sunderland and England manager

Jermain Defoe believes that Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is more than capable of being the next England manager.
The Northern Echo Jun 28, 2016

Jermain Defoe backs Sam Allardyce to be the next England boss

JERMAIN DEFOE has backed Sam Allardyce to be the next England manager – and suggested the Sunderland boss could combine the role with his current duties at the Stadium of Light.
The Journal Jun 27, 2016
Euro 2016 shows 4-4-2 is not dead - is it the answer for Sunderland and Jermain Defoe?

Euro 2016 shows 4-4-2 is not dead - is it the answer for Sunderland and Jermain Defoe?

Sunderland will rethink how to use Jermain Defoe next season, and the European Championships suggest 4-4-2 could be an option
Shields Gazette Jun 27, 2016

Sunderland step up striker hunt after fighting off interest in Jermain Defoe

Several Premier League clubs were circling around Jermain Defoe prior to the Sunderland striker penning a new contract at the Stadium of Light earlier this month.

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