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Why Roy Hodgson has it all wrong about Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe

ChronicleLive - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Jermain Defoe was overlooked for the England squad for this summer's European Championships in France. And ahead of tonight's pre-tournament friendly against Australia at the Stadium of Light, Roy Hodgson has explained why.
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England Boss Hodgson Explains Decision to Omit Jermain Defoe

90min - ‎May 28, 2016‎
But Defoe wasn't named in the England manager's provisional squad earlier this month, and ahead of Friday's friendly win against Australia at Sunderland's Stadium of Light, Hodgson explained his reasons, citing amongst other reasons Defoe's stint at ...

Jermain Defoe was one of the most dangerous Premier League strikers - and here's why

Sunderland Echo - ‎May 19, 2016‎
But he can reflect on a job well done with Sunderland this season, with the 33-year-old scoring 18 goals including 15 in the top flight.

Cheeky Punt: Berdych, chest freezers, Jermain Defoe

Football365.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Due to a lack of any real decent football on Thursday (apologies to Portsmouth and Plymouth fans) I got stuck into the Rome Masters tennis.
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Leicester, Tottenham and Jermain Defoe shine as Chelsea are villains

ESPN FC (blog) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The Sunderland manager was convinced that Jermain Defoe was incapable of leading the line for the Black Cats, mostly on the basis that he's only a third of the size of a typical Allardyce centre-forward.
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Andros Townsend deserves his England call - Jermain Defoe is unlucky but it's time to look forward

ChronicleLive - ‎May 17, 2016‎
That's his main strength, but he's also been whipping crosses into the boxes for the Magpies and impressing all round. He deserves his place in the England squad.

Jermain Defoe, Super Kev & A Sunderland Legacy

Roker Report (blog) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
It speaks volumes of my admiration for Jermain Defoe that I am even comparing him to Kevin Phillips. I grew up watching Ronaldo (the original), Zidane, Totti, and Kevin Phillips - and it was Super Kev that made me fall in love with football.

Sunderland veteran Jermain Defoe gutted over Euros snub

Tribal Football - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Defoe scored 15 Premier League goals to save the Black Cats from the drop, with Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy the only Englishmen to net more.

Premier League Alternative XI features Philippe Coutinho and Jermain Defoe

ESPN FC (blog) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The ESPN FC team discuss their team of the season, with Tottenham and Leicester dominating the XI. The FC panel answer your tweets on the biggest names coming to the Premier League next season, how far England will make it at Euro 2016 and more.
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No more hard luck stories for Alex Neil at Norwich City

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Jermain Defoe was on target in Sunderland's crucial 3-0 Premier League win at Norwich City. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.
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Niall Horan won't be going easy on Louis Tomlinson at Soccer Aid

Glasgow Evening Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Louis will be joined on the England side by Homeland star Damian Lewis, singer Olly Murs and comedian Jack Whitehall, as well as pros David Seaman, Jermain Defoe and Phil Neville. Niall will be assisting manager Claudio Rainieri for the rest of the ...
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Sunderland striker to link up with Sam Allardyce at Soccer Aid 2016

Sunderland Echo - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Jermain Defoe is to link up with Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce for the Soccer Aid 2016 charity match. The club's top scorer during the 2015-16 season will represent the Three Lions - coached by Allardyce and Jose Mourinho - when they take on the ...
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Season review: August

Sunderland AFC - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Jamie Vardy's deft header opened the floodgates before Riyad Mahrez added a quickfire double, and the shell-shocked Black Cats never recovered despite goals from Jermain Defoe and Steven Fletcher either side of Marc Albrighton's well-taken strike.
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Tottenham's Kane is Premier League's Top Ranked Forward

HotspurHQ - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Which is about six percent (5.6 percent to be exact) behind Jermain Defoe who had a 66.1 percent shot accuracy, but maybe not as many attempts as the top five forwards had.

Opinion: Where can Sunderland AFC strengthen this summer?

VAVEL.com - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The likes of Jermain Defoe of Fabio Borini were vital in Sunderland's survival last season especially the veteran English striker who managed 15 league goals which were pivotal in their survival and was worthy of a call-up from Roy Hodgson.
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Football clear winner as England go head to head with England in North East

ChronicleLive - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The game was not a minute old before Jermain Defoe's name was sung for the first time. Sensing the mood, even the England band began banging the drum for the overlooked Sunderland striker.

Defoe loopt EK-deelname mis: 'Het is een teleurstelling'

Voetbal International - ‎May 17, 2016‎
'Ik ben natuurlijk al een hele poos niet opgeroepen voor Engeland, maar ik dacht altijd dat je werd opgeroepen voor een eindtoernooi op basis van prestaties', klinkt Defoe verbitterd in gesprek met Sky Sports. 'Als je als spits veel scoort, heb je een ...

Why does Newham have so few Blue Plaques?

Newham Recorder - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Either way, if the scheme is still going nearer the end of this century, we can expect a trip to Newham to include a feast of blue plaques - Jermain Defoe, Lennox Lewis, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and, of course, Danny Dyer. In the meantime, perhaps ...
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