Jermain Defoe

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Reports: Jermain Defoe Agrees Three-Year, £130,000-Per-Week Deal To Join Bournemouth

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Looks like Jermain Defoe has no plans to hang around at Sunderland any longer than he has to.

Indeed, it's being reported principally by Sky Sports News that the 34-year-old striker has agreed a deal to join Bournemouth.

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Official: David Moyes Resigns As Sunderland Manager, Agrees To Leave Without Compensation

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Sunderland have confirmed that David Moyes has resigned as manager after finishing rock bottom of the Premier League this season.

The clubstatedMoyes advised them of his decision ata meeting with chairman Ellis Short in London on Monday morning.

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Arsenal: Sanchez Bags Brace As Gunners Shoot Down Stalwart Sunderland (Video)

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Arsenal kept alive their slim hopes of a top-four finish with a hard-fought 2-0 win against Sunderland at the Emirates.

The Gunners dominated for large periods of the game, but struggled to get past the outstanding Jordan Pickford in the Sunderland goal.

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The Black Cats themselves threatened to shock their hosts in the first-half, with Jermain Defoe a thorn in the side of the Gunners' back-line.

3 players set to leave Sunderland – and where they might end up

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‘Yes, I’ll Be In Charge Next Season’ – Sunderland Fans Rejoice As David Moyes Vows To Honour Contract

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Smashingnews for fans of miserable football being played by miserable people, David Moyeshas all but guaranteedthat he'll be staying on at Sunderland next season.

The Black Catshad their relegation to the Championship confirmed last weekendcourtesy of a dour 1-0 home defeat against Bournemouth, but Moyes insists he retains the backing of owner Ellis Short.

Sunderland relegated: 4 talking points from a nightmare season as Black Cats relegation confirmed

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It's been a long time coming for Sunderland but the misery was finally complete this weekend as relegation from the Premier League was confirmed courtesy of a late Bournemouth winner at the...

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Three Premier League strikers West Ham should consider this summer

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In an exclusive interview with ESPN, West Ham star Michail Antonio said that the Hammers need to bolster certain areas of the pitch next season to fight for European places.

He said that West should be looking to sign “a right-back, one more centre-half, and two strikers” in the summer transfer window.

Defoe ready to dance away from football

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London (AFP) – Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe said Thursday he was prepared to change his football boots for some very different footwear in order to take part in the BBC’s hit television show Strictly Come Dancing.

The 34-year-old England international is trying for the time being to help northeast side Sunderland avoid relegation from the Premier League, although this looks an increasingly forlorn task with the Black Cats 10 points adrift of safety and only eight games left.

Leicester won’t ‘man mark’ Defoe

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London (AFP) – Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has no plans to detail a defender solely to mark striker Jermain Defoe when the champions face strugglers Sunderland.

Basement club Sunderland continue their increasingly forlorn struggle against Premier League relegation at Leicester’s King Power Stadium on Tuesday, with the Black Cats currently eight points adrift of safety.

Leicester won’t ‘man mark’ Defoe

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London (AFP) – Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has no plans to detail a defender solely to mark striker Jermain Defoe when the champions face strugglers Sunderland.

Basement club Sunderland continue their increasingly forlorn struggle against Premier League relegation at Leicester’s King Power Stadium on Tuesday, with the Black Cats currently eight points adrift of safety.

Adorable: Terminally Ill Sunderland Fan Bradley Lowery Reacts To Jermain Defoe’s England Call-Up (Video)

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The news of Jermain Defoe's long-awaited recall to the England squad was welcomed by many fans, who were glad to see the veteran striker rewarded for his resurgent form at club level.

However, Defoe's inclusion in Gareth Southgate's latest ensemble came as positively joyous news to his youngest friend, wee Sunderland fanatic Bradley Lowery.

Guardiola wants more City progress against Sunderland

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola believes he is getting his message across to Manchester City’s players ahead of facing Sunderland, his first Premier League opponents, once again.

City scraped past Sunderland with a late winner at the Etihad in August, after Sergio Aguero’s first goal of Guardiola’s reign was cancelled out by Jermain Defoe.

Guardiola wants more City progress against Sunderland

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola believes he is getting his message across to Manchester City’s players ahead of facing Sunderland, his first Premier League opponents, once again.

City scraped past Sunderland with a late winner at the Etihad in August, after Sergio Aguero’s first goal of Guardiola’s reign was cancelled out by Jermain Defoe.

Eden Hazard, Gabriel Jesus, Lukaku… Names of the Premier League, week 24

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Olivier Giroud, Dele Alli, Defoe… Names of the Premier League, weeks 19 and 20

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Sunderland off the bottom as Leicester crash again

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sunderland climbed off the bottom of the Premier League as Leicester City's disastrous title defencesuffered another blow with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Robert Huth's own goal and a Jermain Defoe effort put Sunderland in control in the second half and Shinji Okazaki's strike came too late to prevent a fifth defeat in nine league games for Leicester.

Sunderland off the bottom as Leicester crash again

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sunderland climbed off the bottom of the Premier League as Leicester City's disastrous title defencesuffered another blow with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Robert Huth's own goal and a Jermain Defoe effort put Sunderland in control in the second half and Shinji Okazaki's strike came too late to prevent a fifth defeat in nine league games for Leicester.

Stadium Of Dark: Jermain Defoe Becomes Eighth Player To Score 150 Premier League Goals As Lights Go Out In Sunderland (Photos)

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Jermain Defoe netted his 150th Premier League goal on Saturday, as Sunderland secured a precious 3-0 home win against Hull.

However, the game was temporarily suspended in the second-half after, in the mother of all ironies, the lights went out at the Stadium of Light.

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Defoe netted his first-ever Premier League goal for West Ham in a 3-2 win over Ipswich on 28 October 2001.

Defoe ends Sunderland woe

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jermain Defoe's second-half penalty gave 10-man Sunderland their first win at the 11th attempt in the Premier League this season as they beat Bournemouth 2-1 away on Saturday.

The 34-year-old former England striker's sixth goal of the season against a team where he spent a productive season on loan as an 18-year-old scoring 18 goals for them completed the Black Cats comeback.

Defoe ends Sunderland woe

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jermain Defoe's second-half penalty gave 10-man Sunderland their first win at the 11th attempt in the Premier League this season as they beat Bournemouth 2-1 away on Saturday.

The 34-year-old former England striker's sixth goal of the season against a team where he spent a productive season on loan as an 18-year-old scoring 18 goals for them completed the Black Cats comeback.

Defoe upbeat despite Sunderland’s woeful form

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jermain Defoe believes beleaguered English Premier League tailenders Sunderland can turn things around if they stick together.

The 34-year-old former England international striker who criticised manager David Moyes earlier this month saying the perennial strugglers had gone backwards since he came in for Sam Allardyce said it is vital the team looks forward and doesn't dwell on their latest failure.

Defoe upbeat despite Sunderland’s woeful form

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jermain Defoe believes beleaguered English Premier League tailenders Sunderland can turn things around if they stick together.

The 34-year-old former England international striker who criticised manager David Moyes earlier this month saying the perennial strugglers had gone backwards since he came in for Sam Allardyce said it is vital the team looks forward and doesn't dwell on their latest failure.

Benteke seals Palace comeback at Sunderland

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Christian Benteke's stoppage time header earned Crystal Palace a stirring 3-2 comeback win at hapless Sunderland on Saturday.

The Black Cats appeared set for their first win of the Premier League season after a double from Jermain Defoe.

But goals inside the last half an hour from Joe Ledley and James McArthur put Palace back level before Benteke popped up to steal the show and earn Palace a third successive league success.

Benteke seals Palace comeback at Sunderland

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Christian Benteke's stoppage time header earned Crystal Palace a stirring 3-2 comeback win at hapless Sunderland on Saturday.

The Black Cats appeared set for their first win of the Premier League season after a double from Jermain Defoe.

But goals inside the last half an hour from Joe Ledley and James McArthur put Palace back level before Benteke popped up to steal the show and earn Palace a third successive league success.

Diego Costa, Benteke, Iheanacho… Who to pick for your Fantasy Premier League team in coming weeks

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Tuesday Kickoff: Wenger, Costa, Cavani and more

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Rumors continue to swirl around one of the Premier League's top managers while one striker insists his future has yet to be decided.

Arsene Wenger ruled out working with a sporting director at Arsenal. (REPORT)

Diego Costa insists it's not a foregone conclusion that he will sign in China this summer.

Pies’ Alternative Premier League 2016/17 Team Of The Season

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With Chelsea and Tottenham players dominating the official Premier League Team of the Yearknocked out by the PFA this morning, Pies thought we'd have a bash at concocting one of our very own.

Steering clear of any and all the players selected by the PFA, here's our alternative pick of the pops.

World Cup Qualifying: Jermain Defoe On Target As England Ease To Victory v Lithuania (Photos &

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Jermain Defoe justified his re-call to the England side with a goal against Lithuania on Sunday, with the Three Lions cruising to a 2-0 win against a mediocre opposition.

Defoe has been one bright spot in Sunderland's dismal Premier League campaign, with the 34-year-old scoring 14 goals for the Black Cats this season.

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Euro heartache and vegan lifestyle fuel Defoe

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London (AFP) – Fuelled by the pain of past rejections and revitalised after turning vegan, Jermain Defoe insists he can defy father time by firing England to the World Cup.

Less than a year ago, Defoe feared his England career was over after Roy Hodgson ignored the striker’s fine form with Sunderland and left him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

Euro heartache and vegan lifestyle fuel Defoe

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London (AFP) – Fuelled by the pain of past rejections and revitalised after turning vegan, Jermain Defoe insists he can defy father time by firing England to the World Cup.

Less than a year ago, Defoe feared his England career was over after Roy Hodgson ignored the striker’s fine form with Sunderland and left him out of the Euro 2016 squad.

Southgate opens World Cup door to Defoe

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate said there was no reason why Jermain Defoe could not play at next year’s World Cup after he marked his international comeback with a goal.

Sunderland striker Defoe, 34, scored the opener as England toiled to a 2-0 qualifying win over Lithuania on Sunday, following close to three and a half years in the international wilderness.

Southgate opens World Cup door to Defoe

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate said there was no reason why Jermain Defoe could not play at next year’s World Cup after he marked his international comeback with a goal.

Sunderland striker Defoe, 34, scored the opener as England toiled to a 2-0 qualifying win over Lithuania on Sunday, following close to three and a half years in the international wilderness.

England, Germany stay on World Cup course, Dutch axe Blind

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Paris (AFP) – England and defending champions Germany remained on course for the 2018 World Cup on Sunday while Danny Blind was sacked as Dutch coach after his misfiring team faced missing a second straight major finals.

At Wembley, Jermain Defoe marked his international comeback with a goal as England toiled to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania.

Defoe marks comeback as England toil to World Cup qualifier win

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London (AFP) – Jermain Defoe adorned his international comeback with a goal as England toiled to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania in a forgettable World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Sunday.

Defoe, 34, was making his first England appearance since November 2013, having been recalled by manager Gareth Southgate, and he marked his return with the opening goal midway through the second half.

Defoe marks comeback as England toil to World Cup qualifier win

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London (AFP) – Jermain Defoe adorned his international comeback with a goal as England toiled to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania in a forgettable World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Sunday.

Defoe, 34, was making his first England appearance since November 2013, having been recalled by manager Gareth Southgate, and he marked his return with the opening goal midway through the second half.

Five things learned from England v Lithuania

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London (AFP) – England beat Lithuania 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Sunday. Here AFP Sport looks at five things learned as Gareth Southgate’s team moved a step closer to next year’s finals in Russia:

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Handed his first England appearance since November 2013, Jermain Defoe made up for lost time as the Sunderland striker netted the opening goal in typically ruthless fashion.

Five things learned from England v Lithuania

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London (AFP) – England beat Lithuania 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Sunday. Here AFP Sport looks at five things learned as Gareth Southgate’s team moved a step closer to next year’s finals in Russia:

Deadly Defoe

Handed his first England appearance since November 2013, Jermain Defoe made up for lost time as the Sunderland striker netted the opening goal in typically ruthless fashion.

Defoe marks comeback as England toil to win

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London (AFP) – Jermain Defoe adorned his international comeback with a goal as England toiled to a 2-0 victory over Lithuania in a forgettable World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Sunday.

Defoe, 34, was making his first England appearance since November 2013, having been recalled by manager Gareth Southgate, and he marked his return with the opening goal midway through the second half.

Defoe sets sights on ‘dream’ 2018 World Cup

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Veteran striker Jermain Defoe has his sights on a “dream” place in England’s 2018 World Cup squad after returning to the fold following a near four-year absence, he said on Monday.

The 34-year-old Sunderland player was recalled by manager Gareth Southgate for Wednesday’s friendly against Germany in Dortmund and Sunday’s World Cup qualifier at home to Lithuania.

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England Squad Announced: Jermain Defoe Back In The Pack As Gareth Southgate Calls Up Raft Of New Faces

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England have announced their squad for the upcoming friendly against Germany and the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania thereafter and the headline news is that Jermain Defoe has played his way back into the fold.

Having scored 14 goals for Sunderland so far this season, 34-year-old Defoe is now in line to win his first international cap since November of 2013.