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Jermain Colin Defoe Biography & Latest News

Jermain Colin Defoe Biography

Jermain Colin Defoe is an English footballer who plays as a striker for English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, and the England national football team. Defoe began his career with Charlton Athletic, joining their youth team at age fourteen and came up the ranks before moving to West Ham United. He made his professional debut for West Ham in 2000, and after a season-long loan spell at Bournemouth during the 2000–01 season. Defoe finished as the West Ham's top scorer in the 2001–02 season, scoring 14 goals in 39 league and cup appearances, including the only goal in a 1–0 away win against Manchester United. Defoe joined Tottenham in January 2004 for an amount of £7 million Defoe marked his arrival at Tottenham with a goal on his debut in the 4–3 home win over Portsmouth in February 2004 and added a further six in the remainder of the 2003–04 season, scoring seven goals in 15 matches. He then scored 13 goals in 36 matches in the Premier League, including a hat-trick in a 5–1 win over Southampton in December 2004, and nine goals in eight games in the FA Cup and League Cup, in the 2004–05 season. He also received the clubs player of the year award for the 2004 calendar year, as voted by season ticket holders and Spurs members. Defoe also spent a year at Portsmouth after he was deemed surplus to requirements at White Hart Lane, but he returned to Tottenham in the January 2009 transfer window. He is currently the eighth highest goalscorer in Tottenham history. Defoe made his England debut in 2004 and to date has made 52 appearances, scoring 17 goals.  

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EPL 2016/17: Top 10 players of the season
EPL 2016/17: Top 10 players of the season
A look at the top 10 players of the concluded 2016/17 Premier League.
Five instances when an English side went out in the Europa League group stages
Five instances when an English side went out in the Europa League group stages
Will Manchester United follow these English clubs to a Europa League group stage exit?
EPL 2016/17: Zlatan Ibrahimovic has missed the most number of big chances this season
EPL 2016/17: Zlatan Ibrahimovic has missed the most number of big chances this season
Manchester United's attacking worries seem to continue.
Wayne Rooney advised to try Yoga by Jermain Defoe
Wayne Rooney advised to try Yoga by Jermain Defoe
The forward also spoke about his chances of making his way back to the England squad.
Sunderland star Jermain Defoe accused of breaking a stripper's marriage for the second time
Sunderland star Jermain Defoe accused of breaking a stripper's marriage for the second time
A heartbroken husband claims he's been fooled once and won't be fooled again.
Manchester City 2-1 Sunderland: 5 Talking Points
Manchester City 2-1 Sunderland: 5 Talking Points
City escape with all three points courtesy of a late own goal.
EPL 2016-17: Predicting the final English Premier League table this season
EPL 2016-17: Predicting the final English Premier League table this season
As the new season begins, we rank the EPL teams in order of their expected finish this season.
10 best images from Soccer Aid 2016 ft. Ronaldinho, Pele, Jose Mourinho and others
10 best images from Soccer Aid 2016 ft. Ronaldinho, Pele, Jose Mourinho and others
Listing the ten best images from the 2016 edition of Soccer Aid that took place at Old Trafford last evening.
EPL: Wilshere returns as Arsenal drop points against Sunderland with a goalless draw
EPL: Wilshere returns as Arsenal drop points against Sunderland with a goalless draw
The Gunners struggled in front of goal, with Giroud enduring the worst spell of his Arsenal career
5 football projects that fell through
5 football projects that fell through
Chelsea, Manchester City and PSG have been very successful since they were fed with money by their rich owners but few clubs failed.
Premier League: Manchester United stumble at the Stadium of Light
Premier League: Manchester United stumble at the Stadium of Light
A late De Gea own goal gave all three points to the Blackcats
Sunderland vs Manchester United: Preview, Live stream and TV channel info, Team News, Prediction
Sunderland vs Manchester United: Preview, Live stream and TV channel info, Team News, Prediction
Manchester United travel to face a Sunderland side looking to ease their relegation fears with a win.
5 former Premier League teams who later pummeled into oblivion
5 former Premier League teams who later pummeled into oblivion
We take a look at 5 English clubs who once flourished in the top flight but were unable to avoid a meteoric collapse
11 memorable instances when a player scored 5 goals in a single game
11 memorable instances when a player scored 5 goals in a single game
Anyone can score a hat-trick but which players have scored five?
Top 7 Premier League goals from the weekend (7-8 February)
Top 7 Premier League goals from the weekend (7-8 February)
Yet another pivotal weekend has gone by in the Barclays Premier League where we saw Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the table to seven points ...
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