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The Northern Echo Nov 26, 2015

Press Conference Update: Jermain Defoe winning fitness battle for Potters clash

SUNDERLAND should be able to call on matchwinner Jermain Defoe for Saturday’s Premier League encounter against Stoke City – but Sam Allardyce is considering tweaking the 3-5-2 formation that helped the Black Cats to victory at Crystal Palace on Monday.
The Sentinel Nov 26, 2015
Danny Higginbotham: Is Big Sam cheekily trying to mislead Stoke?

Danny Higginbotham: Is Big Sam cheekily trying to mislead Stoke?

Sam Allardyce has said that he has to play three centre backs in a 3-5-2 if he wants to play both his strikers Steven Fletcher and Jermain Defoe.That's not true, and he obviously knows that, so you wonder if he's trying to mislead Stoke a little there.He can play both Fletcher and Defoe in a 4-4-1-1 with Defoe probably the man to drop in and pick up a Glenn Whelan or Charlie Adam when Sunderland are defending.That way you have two attacking players in your side, but can also support your...
The Northern Echo Nov 26, 2015

Jermain Defoe set to hand Sunderland a major fitness boost

JERMAIN DEFOE is winning his battle to be fit for Sunderland’s home game with Stoke City at the weekend, with Sam Allardyce expecting to the striker to take part in a full training session later today.
The Sentinel Nov 25, 2015
Stoke City: Fabio Borini ready to fill Jermain Defoe's boots at...

Stoke City: Fabio Borini ready to fill Jermain Defoe's boots at...

FABIO Borini is on standby for a return to Sunderland's starting line-up against Stoke if Jermain Defoe cannot recover from a sore ankle.Manager Sam Allardyce is still running the rule over Defoe's fitness after the striker limped out of a win over Crystal Palace on Monday night.Borini has been struggling with an ankle injury of his own but was an unused substitute at Selhurst Park while Adam Johnson was also back in the squad.We'll have to see what that Jermain's ankle is like in the next...
The Sentinel Nov 25, 2015
Stoke City: Bojan answers Champions League quiz - 'That's me!'

Stoke City: Bojan answers Champions League quiz - 'That's me!'

BOJAN took time out from watching his boyhood team Barcelona hammer Roma to answer a Champions League question - about himself. The Champions League Twitter team have been used to exchanging in banter with Stoke striker Peter Crouch about his goals for Liverpool on the European stage. And they got a reply from Bojan when they set a teaser for their 10.1 million followers last night. They asked: WHO AM I? - I have played for Barcelona Roma - I now play in England - I have won...
Shields Gazette Nov 25, 2015

Fabio Borini gives Sunderland boss options should Jermain Defoe miss out

Fabio Borini is ready to return to action, if Jermain Defoe struggles to start Saturdays visit of Stoke City.
The Northern Echo Nov 25, 2015

Jermain Defoe has not been criticised by team-mates and is backed to keep Sunderland up claims skipper

JERMAIN DEFOE has the backing to fire Sunderland up the Premier League table from the dressing room despite fears he could be sold when the transfer window opens in January.
Norwich Evening News Nov 24, 2015

Alex Neil is putting Norwich City’s needs ahead of his attacking ‘philosophy’

Alex Neil admits he has sacrificed some of his attacking urges for the greater good at Norwich City.
Daily Mail Nov 23, 2015

Tottenham striker Harry Kane continues to claim the best goalscoring record in Premier League London derby history after his brace against West Ham

Harry Kane scored twice again on Sunday as Tottenham steamrolled West Ham, and in doing so he extended his lead at the top of the goals-per-game ratio chart in London derbies.
London24 Nov 23, 2015

Man stabbed at White Hart Lane ahead of Tottenham V West Ham match

A man was stabbed in the stomach just before last night’s Premier League showdown between Spurs and West Ham.
London24 Nov 21, 2015

Sam Allardyce eyes Jermain Defoe sale to fund Charlie Austin January bid

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is hoping to sign Charlie Austin in January but will need to sell first, according to the Daily Mail.
London24 Nov 20, 2015

How Spurs could line up v West Ham with returning summer signing

Tottenham will fancy their chances of bouncing towards the top four with a win against West Ham on Sunday.
Shields Gazette Nov 13, 2015

Sunderland fans face travel disruption after Tottenham game switched to lunchtime kick-off

Sunderland fans face an early start if they want to watch their side take on Tottenham Hotspur in the new year after the kick-off time was switched for TV.
Shields Gazette Nov 12, 2015

Duncan Watmore reminds me of England and Spurs star, says Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe has tipped Duncan Watmore to be a match-winner for Sunderland – coming off the subs’ bench.
The Journal Nov 12, 2015
Duncan Watmore is a 'great weapon' for Sunderland, says Jermain Defoe

Duncan Watmore is a 'great weapon' for Sunderland, says Jermain Defoe

Duncan Watmore can become a regular potential matchwinner for Sunderland, according to Jermain Defoe, who likens him to Andros Townsend

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