Goal Machine

Defoe makes it into elite football threesome

First Andy, then Alan… now Jermain

Jermain Defoe

It’s a worry, watching Mark Lawrenson becoming ever more disheveled on the MOTD sofa – where this week he was singing the praises of Michael Owen’s fox-in-the-box prowess, whilst looking increasingly like a man who got dressed in the car. His [...]

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Poaching Update

How West Ham persuaded 16-year-old Jermain Defoe to leave Charlton

A snippet of gossip from our friends at Popbitch

“As Chelsea face a long transfer ban for being naughty when buying young players, and other top clubs prepare to endure similar sanctions, let’s look back 10 years to a simpler time.

“We’re told that Jermain Defoe decided to leave Charlton to sign for [...]

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Daily Democracy

Vote: Should Jermain Defoe start instead of Emile Heskey against Croatia?

Has the little guy earned a place in the starting XI?

Jermain Defoe

With nothing of particular interest arising from England’s friendly victory over Slovenia at the weekend, the papers are awash with the debate surrounding the England frontline.

In-form Jermain Defoe has bagged eight goals in ten [...]

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Daily democracy

Vote: Where will Tottenham finish this season?

Is this another false dawn or the start of something special?

Jermain Defoe

At this stage of the season, Tottenham fans usually find themselves sobering up from their overly-ambitious pre-season projections of success, keen to hand their manager a hasty P45.

Not so in 2009/10. Spurs are off to [...]

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