Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel has said that the team can take confidence from the comeback that they achieved in the 2-2 draw with Basel in the quarter-finals of the Europa league on Thursday night.
Tottenham came into the encounter looking to qualify for the semifinals of the competition. However, they suffered a huge setback after going two goals down to the Swiss club. Goals from Emmanuel Adebayor and Sigurdsson helped them come back into the match, but it still gives Basel the advantage in the tie due to the away goals rule.
Jermain Defoe will not be able to feature for England in the upcoming friendly match against Brazil because of the ankle injury that he discovered while playing for Tottenham Hotspur in the match against West Bromwich Albion which was played yesterday.
Defoe’s left ankle got injured in the 35th minute of the match and he had to come out of the ground. Later, in the post match press conference, the manager of Tottenham, Andre Villas Boas confirmed that Defoe’s injury is severe and it could take him a few weeks to recover from this injury.
The Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has come out in praise of the Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas, while also saying that he is extremely thankful to the support shown by the manager.
After finding himself largely on the fringes under the previous manager Harry Redknapp, Jermain Defoe has been one of the key players for Tottenham this season. He has rewarded the faith shown by the manager Andre Villas-Boas by already scoring nine goals in the league alone. He is third in the list of top scorers for this season. He has also scored 13 goals in all competitions for the club.
Jermain Defoe was the star of the Tottenham team, as he helped them to finally bring an end to the poor run of form they have been experiencing in recent weeks.
Tottenham were coming into the match against West Ham United on the back of three consecutive defeats in the Premier league. This has almost destroyed their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League next season.
Tottenham Hotspur has defeated Reading F.C. by 3-1 at Madejski Stadium. It was an easy victory for the Spurs. The English striker, Jermain Defoe, scored two goals for Tottenham. The match was seen by a large number of Tottenham fans and the team didn’t disappoint the supporters.
More than 24,000 people were present there in the stadium to watch this encounter. The scores were levelled at 1-1 till the 70th minute of the match, but, the Spurs played brilliantly in the last 20 minutes and took the match away from Reading. This was the first victory for the Spurs in this season.
QPR have been looking to sign some high profile players in the summer transfer window and they have been quite successful in bringing some of them as well. Even after the arrival of players like Fabio Da Silva, it seems that the club are not satisfied.
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has revealed that he came extremely close to leaving Tottenham in the January transfer window.
The England striker has grown frustrated about the lack of opportunities at Tottenham due to the fact that they have Emmanuel Adebayor as their main striker. Even though the former Arsenal man is currently on a loan deal from Manchester City, Harry Redknapp is prepared to play him over the Spurs player Jermain Defoe.
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe proved his worth just at the right time for Tottenham after he scored two goals in a match against Stevenage, which helped the North London club to get into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Stevenage managed to hold out Tottenham to a 1-1 draw in the match, which led to the replay for Tottenham. Harry Redknapp was extremely keen to win this match and progress to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, despite the fact that the prospect of finishing in the fourth place in the league was far more important.
Jermain Defoe, the Tottenham striker has recently reported that their managed Harry Redknapp has been quite inspirational throughout the matches and this has been one of the major reasons why Tottenham has managed to stand a position to win the title cup.
Defoe has worked with Harry for over 7 years and has hence managed to understand each and every character trait of this enthusiastic manager.