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Defoe had three shots in the 0-0 draw to West Brom Saturday.

After being questionable to play, Defoe was able to take the field in the scoreless draw to West Brom. After scoring in his first two matches he hasnt been able to find the back of the net in the past two, but it's just a matter of time as Defoe seemingly walks into goals when he's starting. Look for him to start again next Saturday when Sunderland travel to take on Manchester United.

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February 21, 2015

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Defoe is in the starting XI for Saturday's match against West Brom.

Defoe was held out of last weekend’s FA Cup match against Bradford, but the injury was never considered serious, so he’ll lead the line against a suddenly strong West Brom defense.

February 20, 2015

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Defoe will return from his calf injury Saturday against West Brom, the Sunderland Echo reports.

Defoe was held out of last weekend's FA Cup match against Bradford due to the ailment, but it wasn't considered overly serious, and he'll likely lead the Black Cats' line against a tougher West Brom defense.

February 15, 2015

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Defoe did not play in Sunday's FA Cup match against Bradford City because of a groin strain, the Sunderland Echo reports.

The injury is not considered serious, and Defoe is expected to be back when Premier League play picks up again Saturday against West Brom.

February 7, 2015

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Defoe scored for his second consecutive match in the 1-1 draw to Swansea City Saturday.

The goalscorer is doing what he does best and the signing is really paying dividends right now as he has scored in two of his first three matches. He'll likely start every game from here on out as Sunderland desperately need his goal scoring ability on the field for their relegation battle. Defoe has some favorable matchups approaching as Sunderland host QPR Tuesday and West Brom next weekend.

January 31, 2015

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Defoe started his second game for Sunderland Saturday and was able to find the back of the net in the 2-0 win over Burnley.

Defoe has always been a good finisher and he proved his skill today with another typical striker goal. He is just what the doctor ordered for Sunderland as they haven't had a legitimate striker in years. He'll continue to start and do what he can to keep Sunderland in the Premier League for next season. Look for him to start again next Saturday when Sunderland travel to Wales to take on Swansea City.

January 31, 2015

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Defoe is in the starting XI for Saturday's match against Burnley.

Defoe starting last weekend in his Sunderland debut, the first time in his career he did not score in his first match with a club. He'll look to break through a Burnley side that has allowed 20 goals in 10 road games this season.

January 21, 2015

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Defoe is hoping to earn a spot back in the England squad after making the switch back to the Premier League with Sunderland after missing out of the World Cup just after moving to Toronto F.C., reports the Daily Mail.

Defoe learned he would be losing his spot in the England squad last May ahead of the World Cup. The veteran striker is hoping that performing well in the Premier League will catch the attention of England manager Roy Hodgson, and earn him a recall to the team.