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Jermaine Defoe expected to return to the Premier League says FC Toronto president

FC Toronto president Tim Leiweke has declared that he doesn't expect to see Jermain Defoe to play for the club again. England striker Defoe joined the MLS club in a big-money deal in early 2014 and has since scored 11 goals in 16 MLS matches. However, after being linked with QPR at the end of the summer transfer window and having seen former Spurs teammate Ryan Nelsen sacked...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto president not expecting Defoe to return

​Toronto president Tim Leiweke does not expect to see Jermain Defoe back in the MLS despite leading the club’s goalscoring […]
Via Soccer News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Man Utd boss says £150m signings Falcao, Di Maria can play together – Defoe, Hart & Sterling

Gossip column: Cahill, Defoe, Vlaar, Hart & SterlingFor a list of all the deadline-day deals, check out thetransfers page.TRANSFER GOSSIPGary Cahill looks set to extend his stay at Chelsea FC Toronto president Tim Leiweke does not expect Jermain Defoe to play for the club again, increasing the likelihood that the 31-year-old striker will return to the Premier League. (Daily Mirror...
Via Ghanasoccernet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermain Defoe aiming to leave Toronto FC before January transfer window

Jermain Defoe is set to open negotiations with Toronto FC in an attempt to quit the club before the January transfer window. The former England striker is keen to leave Major League Soccer as soon as possible after seeing deadline day moves to Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City fall through. And the ex-Tottenham man is exploring the options available to him as he looks to release...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto FC: Ryan Nelsen’s inexperience cost him his job

Ryan Nelsen inexperience was on display during his time with Toronto FC. Ryan Nelsen set himself up to fail when he agreed to be Toronto FC’s head coach while he was still under contract as a player with English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers. The 36-year-old year old had the audacity to come into an evolving league with no coaching experience, and that decision backfired...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Deadline Day Tottenham transfer rumors: Defoe, Rodriguez, Schneiderlin

Watch this space as the summer transfer window shuts in a matter of hours. Here’s the final Tottenham transfer rumors of this period. Of course, that doesn’t mean we won’t have new rumors of deals tomorrow, and every day after that. We always have plenty of Tottenham transfer rumors, everyday. Let’s get this party started. -From The Independent, Tottenham will make a move...
Via The Sports Bank
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Why did Andre Villas-Boas shove his assistant while celebrating goal? (Video)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas was caught on the sideline pushing aside his assistant, first team coach Luis Martins, while celebrating after striker Jermain Defoe completed a hat trick during Tottenham's 3-1 victory over Maribor in Europa League soccer action Thursday. Martins tried to shake AVB's hand, which doesn't seem like a major offense, especially...
Via Holdout Sports
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Defoe heads home after death of father

England striker Jermain Defoe has returned home following the death of his father. The Football Association confirmed the news on Thursday morning, adding that the player is expected to return at some point and no replacement is being called up. It is not known at this point whether Defoe will be back prior to Monday's Group D opener against France in Donetsk. "England...
Via Fox Soccer
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Defoe returns to England from Euros after dad dies

England striker Jermain Defoe flew home from the European Championship on Thursday following the death of his father, but is expected to return to the tournament. The English Football Association said he will not be replaced in the 23-man squad, which had only arrived at its Euro 2012 base in the Polish city of Krakow on Wednesday. The death of Jimmy Defoe overnight was announced...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Defoe seeks more playing time at Spurs

Jermain Defoe does not want to leave Tottenham , but the England striker admits he has to start playing regular football again. The 29-year-old netted 11 goals for Spurs in 23 appearances last season, which was enough to earn himself a call up into Roy Hodgson's Euro 2012 squad. Nevertheless, Defoe has slipped down the pecking order at White Hart Lane, with on-loan Emmanuel...
Via Fox Soccer
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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