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Tag Archives: Jermain Defoe

The Saga of Mark Hughes While Defoe Receives Death Threats

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

The biggest story to come out of the FA Cup Third Round this weekend was the way Manchester City was torn apart by Nottingham Forest. Given the media’s need for a story, the immediate response from the press was to … Continue reading

Football Transfer Twaddle: Defoe, Arteta, Toure and Pennant

Posted on by tyduffy

After accepting a sordid envelope with £20m for “Lass” Diarra, Portsmouth rejected shrewd dealer Harry Redknapp’s £30m overture for Jermain Defoe, Glen Johnson and Peter Crouch.  Pompey then lessened Defoe’s value markedly, by announcing they would sell him for a … Continue reading

Tony Adams Will Learn to Regret His Defoe Quit Threat

Posted on by Christopher Harris

New Portsmouth manager Tony Adams said late last week that he would quit if Portsmouth sold Jermain Defoe. While I’m sure that most Pompey fans would agree that Defoe needs to stay, Adams’s comment shows his immaturity as a manager. … Continue reading

Agbonlahor Can Wear Shearer's Crown

Posted on by Phil McThomas

England have been missing a rampaging forward ever since Alan Shearer retired from national duty in 2000.  Gabriel Agbonlahor has the physique, the skill and the attitude to finally replace Shearer at the center of England’s attack. A potted history … Continue reading

Man United Wins Community Shield 3-1 On Penalties: Your Thoughts

Posted on by Christopher Harris

So, Manchester United has picked up another piece of silverware after beating Portsmouth 3-1 on penalties in the annual curtain raiser to the new season. The game, which ended 0-0 in regular time, was a bit of a sleeper at … Continue reading