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Defoe

Daniel. ?1660--1731, English novelist, journalist, spymaster, and pamphleteer, noted particularly for his novel Robinson Crusoe (1719). His other novels include Moll Flanders (1722) and A Journal of the Plague Year (1722)
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Defoe - who turned his ankle and limped off five minutes after scoring - said: "I got that little bit of luck that you need for the goal and I was just delighted.
Eagles defender Dann got in a horrendous mix-up with keeper Wayne Hennessey, allowing Defoe to nip in and do what he does best with just 10 minutes to go.
It is to be hoped Sunderland have done due diligence on Defoe (left) but his wages will be worth it if it ensures they stay in the top flight.
Defoe is set to leave Major League Soccer club Toronto FC and return to England in the mid-season window.
The north London club currently have four strikers on their books but there is a growing belief that both Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor will be forced out of White Hart Lane when the transfer window opens in the new year.
Baggies boss Steve Clarke is keen on Defoe, who is desperate for first team football in a World Cup year.
At 30, Defoe is nine years younger than Giggs, who has just signed a new contract at Manchester United that will take him beyond his 40th birthday.
According to the Sun, when Defoe, 30, returned he allegedly ordered the cousins to get his belongings back.
Defoe put Tottenham ahead in the first half before two goals in three minutes secured the points for the Portuguese in the second period.
The diminutive Defoe couldn't quite guide Bale's cross into an open goal but he'd shown a sure touch earlier in the game to pounce on a Stefan Savic error and start the Spurs comeback.
Defoe looked to have earned Spurs the win they needed to move into fourth when he dispatched a 20-yard shot that beat Scott Carson to bring up his 100th top-flight strike.
Defoe revealed how Welsh star Bale has been dishing it out at Spurs' Chigwell headquarters ahead of this weekend's crunch Group G clash at the Millennium Stadium.