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Fire-Toronto FC Preview

Jermain Defoe is healthy and ready for a return, but the Chicago Fire have more to worry about within Toronto FC's attack. With fellow designated player Gilberto in top form and Luke Moore also making impressive strides, Toronto will have plenty of options when the clubs meet Saturday night at BMO Field. Chicago is 5-0-4 in the last nine matches of the series, but it hasn'...
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MLS: European teams begin their tour of the US and Canada

Wayne Rooney and Mesut Ozil will be in action against MLS teams. American and Canadian soccer fans brace yourself, the biggest clubs in the world are coming to a city near you. MLS supporters will get witness Manchester United, AC Milan, Arsenal and multiple European teams play as they prepare for their upcoming season. In what is now a summer tradition, these teams elect to come...
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Week 18′s top performers

The stars shined as top teams prevailed and Chivas USA continued its surprising winning streak in an action packed weekend in MLS. It was a goal galore in week 18. At least a goal was scored in every game played, resulting in 31 goals in nine matches. Although the potent attacks stole the limelight, multiple defenders and goalkeepers delivered top individual performances. Continue...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jermain Defoe playing his way on the World Cup team?

When Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe announced he was leaving the UK to join Toronto FC many believed it was a backwards step for the striker, especially in a World Cup year. However, with playing chances being at a premium in London, constant game time in the MLS might just be Defoe’s chance to earn his ticket to Brazil. Toronto FC signed Defoe for one reason: Goals. He...
Via Players View
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe pleased with debut

Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe hailed his MLS debut as a ‘dream’ as his side beat Seattle Sounders 2-1 in their opening game. The Englishman scored both goals in the first 25 minutes as Toronto stunned the Seattle crowd into submission, and then went on to claim all three points despite Clint Dempsey’s second half strike. Defoe affirmed his desire for a World Cup call-up...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermain Defoe to join MLS team Toronto FC

Tottenham says striker Jermain Defoe has agreed to join MLS team Toronto FC at the end of February. The 31-year-old Defoe has scored 142 goals during two spells at Tottenham and is the club's top scorer in European competitions. Tottenham has at least nine matches to play before Defoe leaves for the MLS, which starts in March. Defoe says ''everybody knows how much...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  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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