5:11 AM EST, Mon February 08, 2016
The Northern Echo 4 hours ago

Jermain Defoe proving he can fire Sunderland to safety as a lone striker after Liverpool strike

APPARENTLY Jermain Defoe can’t play up front on his own. That was one of the reasons why he left Tottenham, it was also cited as a reason Dick Advocaat tended to overlook him for a central role during his six month spell in charge at Sunderland.
The Chronicle 11 hours ago
Fitter Sunderland could have beaten Liverpool, says Jermain Defoe

Fitter Sunderland could have beaten Liverpool, says Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe believes Sunderland are fitter and playing with more intensity under Sam Allardyce - and it could have earnt them more at Anfield
The Journal 18 hours ago
Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland analysis: Jermain Defoe's beautifully undeserved equaliser worth wait

Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland analysis: Jermain Defoe's beautifully undeserved equaliser worth wait

On the 90 minutes at Anfield, rather than Sunderlands week, a draw against Liverpool was not merited - which just showed the Black Cats spirit
The Northern Echo Feb 7, 2016

Allardyce thinks mood at Anfield paved way for Defoe's Sunderland equaliser against Liverpool

SAM ALLARDYCE has paid tribute to Jermain Defoe for displaying the predatory prowess he is renowned for to help secure Sunderland a point at Anfield which has raised hope of a survival push.
The Journal Feb 6, 2016
Jermain Defoe's Liverpool equaliser shows he can be Sunderland's saviour, says Sam Allardyce

Jermain Defoe's Liverpool equaliser shows he can be Sunderland's saviour, says Sam Allardyce

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce believes Jermain Defoe can be the Black Cats saviour, after the striker helped salvage a draw at Liverpool
Shields Gazette Feb 6, 2016

Sam Allardyce: Jermain Defoe can be Sunderland's saviour after Liverpool equaliser

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce believes Jermain Defoe can be the club's saviour in their battle against relegation.
The Journal Feb 6, 2016
Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland report: Jermain Defoe on target as Black Cats launch late comeback

Liverpool 2-2 Sunderland report: Jermain Defoe on target as Black Cats launch late comeback

Sunderland held Liverpool to a draw at Anfield after late goals from Adam Johnson and Jermain Defoe saw them fight back from 2-0 down
Roker Report Feb 6, 2016

Defoe: We Showed Great Character

Jermain Defoe speaks after Sunderland grab a much needed point at Anfield. Jermain Defoe has praised Sunderland's battling spirit after the Black Cat's came from two goals down away from home against Liverpool at Anfield. The striker, who has netted six in his last six matches, noted the importance of picking up at least a point in every game, something that boss Sam Allardyce has been eager for. "The manager said midweek it starts from the front, time is running out and we've just got to do it now, we've got to get results," he said. "He's always said if you can't win the game, don't...
The Guardian Feb 5, 2016

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero wins January player of the month award

• Striker scored five Premier League goals for City in January• Southampton’s Ronald Koeman wins manager of the month awardSergio Agüero has been named as Barclays Premier League player of the month for January after scoring five goals and providing an assist for Manchester City, with Southampton’s Ronald Koeman winning the manager of the month award for a third time.Agüero, last season’s top scorer, scored the winning goal at Watford and also scored braces in the 4-0 win over Crystal Palace and 2-2 draw at West Ham. The Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, Liverpool’s Roberto...
The Chronicle Feb 4, 2016
What is Sunderland's Jermain Defoe up against in the EPL Player of the Month stakes?

What is Sunderland's Jermain Defoe up against in the EPL Player of the Month stakes?

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has been nominated for January’s Premier League Player of the Month award but what must he beat?
Bitter and Blue Feb 4, 2016

Player Ratings: Sunderland 0-1 Manchester City

Report cards for City's players after earning three points on the road. Joe Hart (7.5): He flew all over the place to preserve the clean sheet. Sunderland piled up quality scoring chances, but Hart was up to the test time and time again. He would surely have been beaten by Lamine Kone's free header from a set piece (which sailed wide), but he made a brilliant save on Jermain Defoe's powerful low shot and was strong with his punches all evening. Bacary Sagna (7.5): Sunderland is a sneaky offensive team. Sagna dealt with the danger the home side posed and was calm with and without the ball....
The Journal Feb 4, 2016
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe up for Premier League Player of the Month award

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe up for Premier League Player of the Month award

Jermain Defoes five goals in four Sunderland games have put him in contention for Januarys Player of the Month award
Bitter and Blue Feb 2, 2016

Sunderland 0-1 Manchester City: Blues Survive

Sergio Aguero's 16th minute strike made all the difference for Manchester City as the Blues held off a spirited Sunderland side for a crucial 1-0 victory. The result allows the Blues to keep pace with table-topping Leicester City who visit The Etihad Stadium on  Saturday. If Manchester City wins that match they will go top-of-table on goal difference. Sunderland has numerous chances to draw level in the match, most notably Jermain Defoe's effort just before halftime which Joe Hart dramatically saved. Manuel Pellegrini managing a day after it was publicly he announced he will be leaving the...
The Chronicle Feb 1, 2016
Surely Sunderland won't be tempted by a late Bournemouth bid for Jermain Defoe?

Surely Sunderland won't be tempted by a late Bournemouth bid for Jermain Defoe?

The Sunderland striker has been linked with a move to the south coast for months, and reports suggest Bournemouth will bid today
The Journal Feb 1, 2016
Was Florian Thauvin's transfer to Newcastle United doomed to fail from the start?

Was Florian Thauvin's transfer to Newcastle United doomed to fail from the start?

Newcastle United signed Florian Thauvin for £13m back in August - yet he has headed back to Marseille just six months later

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