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JERMAIN DEFOE RUMORS

Gus Poyet backs Jermain Defoe England recall after 2 goals in 3 starts

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet believes Jermain Defoe can resurrect his England career after finding his goal-scoring form for the Black Cats. Defoe headed back to England last month just 11 months into a four-year Major League Soccer contract at Toronto and has immediately hit the goal trail on Wearside. The 32-year-old scored his second Sunderland goal in three Barclays Premier...
Via World Soccer Talk
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto striker Jermain Defoe set for Sunderland medical

Jermain Defoe is to undergo a medical at Sunderland as he closes in on a return to English football. The 32-year-old Toronto FC striker will reportedly have medical checks within the next 24 hours with a view to completing his switch to the Black Cats. Sunderland have been engaged in advanced talks with Defoe in recent days and now look to be closing in on a capture they hope will...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunderland hold talks with Toronto striker Jermain Defoe

Sunderland have had discussions with Toronto FC over a possible deal for Jermain Defoe, according to reports. As many as 10 Premier League clubs are interested in signing Defoe during January's transfer window, and the England striker has been training with his former club Tottenham. Spurs are not among his suitors, but Sunderland are as they aim to improve a record of just 18 goals...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2015  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 03, 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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Defoe: Right time to leave Spurs

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe feels it is the right time to leave the club and admitted a combination of reasons have prompted him to join MLS side Toronto . The England striker has scored 143 goals in two spells at White Hart Lane but, with just one year left on his current deal at Spurs, Defoe will leave north London for Canada at the end of February . Defoe admits it will...
Via Fox Soccer
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Defoe begins farewell in style as Spurs win 2-0

Toronto-bound Jermain Defoe started his Tottenham farewell by scoring as they moved within one point of the Champions League spots and Crystal Palace dropped to last place in the Premier League on Saturday. Tottenham confirmed on Friday that Defoe would leave for Toronto FC at the end of February, and the 31-year-old striker wrapped up the 2-0 win over Palace with a clinical finish...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 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 this club means...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Defoe heading to MLS side Toronto FC?

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe will sign for Toronto FC on Monday, according to reports in Canada. Defoe has long been tipped to join the ambitious Major League Soccer side where his one-time Spurs team-mate Ryan Nelsen is now head coach. It is understood that the 31-year-old will fly to Canada over the weekend, when he will finalize the move and put pen to paper. After completing...
Via Fox Soccer
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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