Jermain Defoe

Are England really heading in the right direction?

March 20th, 2017 by

Whilst the ever dreaded international break has never quite gone down as our most treasured aspect of the annual footballing schedule, many eyes will still be locked upon Gareth Southgate’s England as they go head-to-head with Germany in yet another widely watched friendly this week.   Jermain Defoe’s dream England re-call has nonetheless sparked a great deal of debate in the run up to this particular fixture however. Is the…

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Can Sunderland afford to part ways with their top goal-scorer this January?

December 31st, 2016 by

With the January transfer window waiting just around the corner at this particular stage in the 2016/17 Premier League campaign, it seems only natural for those among the English top-flight to look beyond their current squad for a little added fire-power with almost half of the domestic season left to be decided.   Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe therefore begins to represent a somewhat enticing asset for many teams aiming to push…

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Are we looking at the Premier League’s most underrated striker?

November 24th, 2016 by

When Jermain Defoe first departed the Premier League for the riches of the MLS back in the winter of 2014, such a move seemingly served to signal the beginning of the end for the former West Ham, Portsmouth and Tottenham Hotspur striker – who at the wrong side of 30-years-old, arguably no longer had much to offer the English top-flight with potential retirement plans in mind.   It was a…

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Could Jermain Defoe still do a job back at Tottenham?

August 28th, 2015 by

Since putting a rather abrupt stop to his short-lived MLS career with Toronto FC this January, Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe certainly hasn’t taken long to successfully re-adjust back into the flow of week-to-week Premier League football once again.   Amid a series of somewhat unsubstantiated reports suggesting that the former England international was due to be dropped by current Black Cats manager, Dick Advocaat, throughout the coming season, 32-year-old Defoe has…

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