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Bradley’s Shirt: Sunderland Launch Limited Edition Home Jersey To Raise Money For Bradley Lowery Foundation (Photo)

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As part of a special campaign in his memory, Sunderland have sought to help raise money for the Bradley Lowery Foundation by unveiling a new limited edition home kit.

As you well know, Bradley was the little Sun'lan fan who warmed the cockles of a nation, befriended Jermain Defoe and fought like a champ before finally losing his fight with terminal cancerearlier this year, aged just six years old.

RIP Bradley Lowery: Jermain Defoe’s Little Mate Sadly Passes Away After Losing Battle Against Cancer

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The sad news reaching us this afternoon is that Bradley Lowery, the little Sunderland fan who, has passed away.

Little Bradleyfought for all he was worth against a neuroblastoma, a rare form of terminal childhood cancer, but sadly succumbed to the disease on Friday afternoon.

My brave boy has went with the angels today 07/07/17 at 13:35, in mammy and daddies arms surrounded by his.

Official: Jermain Defoe, 34, Rejoins Bournemouth On Rather Large Three-Year Contract

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Jermain Defoe has officially rejoined Bournemouth, 16 years after first signing for the club as a teenager on a season-long loan from West Ham.

The transferwas struck back in May, but the Cherries had to allow Defoe's Sunderland contract to expire before rubber-stamping the whole hoo-ha.

The 34-year-old has signed a three-year deal worth around £20million in wages, which is pretty darn steep for a man approaching middle-age.

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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agrees to join @afcbournemouth on free transfer from @SunderlandAFC Sky sources.

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.

David Moyes has resigned from his position as manager of #SAFC

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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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Sunderland's bleak Premier League campaign ended in relegation last weekend as Josh King's late winner for Bournemouth confirmed the Black Cats will be playing in the Championship next season. Having...

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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.

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Everton and Sunderland to raise money for Lowery Foundation

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London (AFP) – Everton and Sunderland, the two football clubs most associated with the late Bradley Lowery who became one of the iconic faces of last season’s Premier League campaign, are to raise money for the foundation named after him on Wednesday.

The two clubs meet in the League Cup and will sport shirts with the logo of the Lowery Foundation - set up by Bradley’s parents to advise and help other parents who have young children with serious illnesses - before the players sign them after the match and they are auctioned.

Star striker Defoe fires Bournemouth to first win

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London (AFP) – Veteran striker Jermain Defoe scored the winner as Bournemouth came back from a goal down to defeat promoted Brighton 2-1 and claim their first Premier League victory of the season on Friday.

Solly March’s header gave Brighton a 55th-minute lead but Andrew Surman levelled 12 minutes later.

Defoe leads mourners for funeral of ‘best mate’ Bradley

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London (AFP) – The funeral of Bradley Lowery, one of the iconic faces of last season’s Premier League season as the devoted Sunderland fan battled a rare form of cancer, drew crowds of mourners onto the streets on Friday.

Lowery died last Friday aged just six of neuroblastoma, and his parents will wear football shirts to the service to honour his love of the sport.

Defoe’s ‘best mate’ Bradley Lowery dies

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London (AFP) – Bradley Lowery, who became one of the iconic images of last season’s Premier League through his friendship with then Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, has died aged six, his family revealed on his Facebook page.

The devoted Sunderland supporter suffered from a rare form of cancer neuroblastoma and had of late been receiving palliative care at his home.

Jermain Defoe’s ‘best mate’ Bradley Lowery dies

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London (AFP) – Bradley Lowery, who became one of the iconic images of last season’s Premier League through his friendship with then Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, has died aged six his family revealed on his Facebook page.

The devoted Sunderland supporter suffered from a rare form of cancer neuroblastoma and had of late been receiving palliative care at his home.

Jermain Defoe’s ‘best mate’ Bradley Lowery dies

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London (AFP) – Bradley Lowery, who became one of the iconic images of last season’s Premier League through his friendship with then Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, has died aged six his family revealed on his Facebook page.

The devoted Sunderland supporter suffered from a rare form of cancer neuroblastoma and had of late been receiving palliative care at his home.

Defoe breaks down over terminally ill Lowery

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London (AFP) – England striker Jermain Defoe burst into tears at his unveiling by Premier League side Bournemouth on Thursday, as he revealed his ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery had only a matter of days to live.

Defoe, 34, and six-year-old devoted Sunderland fan Bradley were one of the bright lights of the Premier League last season with the close relationship they formed.

Defoe’s mum decisive factor in Bournemouth return

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London (AFP) – England striker Jermain Defoe admitted his mind was made up about a return to Premier League side Bournemouth when he saw his mother’s reaction.

The 34-year-old scored 19 goals, including in a club record 10 successive matches, during his previous spell at the then third-tier club on loan from West Ham United in 2000/2001.

Defoe’s mum decisive factor in Bournemouth return

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London (AFP) – England striker Jermain Defoe admitted his mind was made up about a return to Premier League side Bournemouth when he saw his mother’s reaction.

The 34-year-old scored 19 goals, including in a club record 10 successive matches, during his previous spell at the then third-tier club on loan from West Ham United in 2000/2001.

Veteran Defoe set for Bournemouth move

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London (AFP) – Veteran England striker Jermain Defoe is set to join Premier League side Bournemouth after undergoing a medical, he told BBC Radio on Tuesday.

The 34-year-old - who scored 15 goals in the Premier League for Sunderland last season but is able to leave for free as he had an escape clause in his contract should they be relegated - said it would be announced officially in July.

Veteran Defoe set for Bournemouth move

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London (AFP) – Veteran England striker Jermain Defoe is set to join Premier League side Bournemouth after undergoing a medical, he told BBC Radio on Tuesday.

The 34-year-old - who scored 15 goals in the Premier League for Sunderland last season but is able to leave for free as he had an escape clause in his contract should they be relegated - said it would be announced officially in July.

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.

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.

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Who will win the Premier League Golden Boot? 12 candidates to be top scorer

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As the new Premier League season fast approaches, one question on everyone's mind, as always, is who's going to be the top goalscorer this season? Here are the top ten favourites to win the...

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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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Midday Ticker: Lukaku to depart Everton, Pepe leaving Real Madrid, and more

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Romelu Lukaku is expected to leave Everton over the summer and reports indicate he has reached an "agreement" with an unnamed Premier League club. The Belgian international striker said today that staying with the Merseyside club is not an option and that he knows what his future holds. He told reporters, "I know what's happening.

Gareth Southgate And The England Squad Train With Royal Marines Ahead Of Scotland Qualifier (Photos)

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Symbolism rife as Gareth Southgate emerges wet and terrified from a deep, dark hole (Photo: @England/Twitter)

With a trip to deepest, darkest Scotland in the offing this coming weekend, England manager Gareth Southgate took one look at his squad and decided a bit of intensive training was required.