Jermain Defoe

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Despite Harry Redknapp's ongoing court appearances and the fixture against Wigan on Tuesday night, Tottenham still managed to have a bit of a hectic transfer deadline day. Louis Saha was brought in from Everton, with Roman Pavlyuchenko finally making his way back to his homeland to sign for Lokomotiv Moscow. Steven Pienaar returned to Merseyside…
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Tottenham's 3-2 defeat at the hands of Manchester City on Sunday was heartbreaking for supporters of the White Hart Lane club, and it has taken me three days to return to writing about the game. The last-gasp nature of the loss made it all the more difficult to take, with Mario Balotelli's penalty a real…
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Super Sunday has arrived, and for Spurs there are many connotations that could benefit or damage their chances this season. With the trip to play Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon being followed by fifth placed Arsenal hosting second placed Manchester United, all is to play for in the race for the…
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Reports in the press of late have linked Jermain Defoe with a January exit from White Hart Lane. The England international has largely been used as a substitute this season and is growing more frustrated at his lack of game time. However, despite Defoe not being selected if all players are fit, Harry Redknapp would…
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With Aaron Lennon pulling a hamstring and likely to be absent from the Tottenham ranks for at least a couple of weeks, Harry Redknapp has a decision to make in deciding who to play in his absence. The speedy winger has become synonymous with Spurs' attacking brand of football and will be missed, but his…
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stokecityfc.comMoney: £12 million Current position: 8th There is a genuine feeling around the club that if Stoke can address their poor away form, they could break into the top six in the Premier League. They have already beaten Tottenham and Liverpool at home this season, while also taking points from Manchester United and Chelsea. Summer…
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It must be getting close to the transfer window, because today has seen Tottenham linked with five different strikers. From the unlikely to the ridiculous, Amauri, Fernando Torres, Carlos Tevez, Bobby Zamora and Moussa Sow are all White Hart Lane bound if the press are to be believed. The worst thing about all the speculation?…
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qpr.co.ukMoney: £20 million Current position: 13th One thing is for certain, QPR will spend big in January. Boss Neil Warnock has already been promised funds by owner Tony Fernandes after his spending spree in the summer. The club brought in the likes of Shaun Wright-Phillips, Joey Barton, Luke Young and Anton Ferdinand in August who…
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premierleague.comMoney: £15 million Current position: 7th Newcastle, against the odds, made a quite fabulous start to the Premier League season. They remained unbeaten in their first 11 games, a run which was only ended by Manchester City. There are signs however that their current spout of injuries are beginning to take their toll - they…
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Tottenham's excellent run of form came crashing to a halt on Sunday, as we were beaten 2-1 by a dogged Stoke side at the Britannia Stadium. Although Harry Redknapp's men did not play well in the first half and deserved to go into the break losing, poor refereeing in the second half cost Spurs points.…
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Spurs travel to take on Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday and will face a tough test, and a few familiar faces. As Harry Redknapp's men look to continue their fine run of form, the likes of Peter Crouch, Wilson Palacios, Jonathan Woodgate and Matthew Etherington will hope to dampen their former employers' spirits.…
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Tottenham forward Rafael van der Vaart has stated that he understands why he was on the bench for his side's 3-0 victory over Bolton at the weekend, but insists he is fit and ready to play against Stoke this weekend. The former Real Madrid attacker has had niggling hamstring knocks this season, and has missed…