Newham Recorder: Spurs’ Jermain Defoe gets cooking in East Ham with Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food
Spurs striker Jermain Defoe cooked up a storm with students in East Ham before joining the lucky youngsters for a kick about.
METRO: Spurs’ Jermain Defoe teaches east London children to make omelettes
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe took a break from his side’s preparations for Sunday’s Champions League qualification showdown – by teaching local schoolchildren how to make omlettes.
The demonstration by Defoe was part of a Food Revolution Day organised by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, aimed at educating local children in healthy eating.
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The Sun: Help make sick kids’ dreams come true with Rays Of Sunshine
By JERMAIN DEFOE
Over the next 18 months, England players will make sick children’s wishes come true in support of the England Footballers Foundation’s chosen charity partners, Rays Of Sunshine. See englandfootballersfoundation.com.
"MANY of the players have children and we know this charity does amazing work.
Personally, I can only imagine what it is like for parents who have children suffering with a serious illness.
We feel we are in a very privileged position, we are blessed in life. Every day I wake up grateful for what I have.
Defoe joins family, friends and politicians in attending memorial service for Stephen Lawrence
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe attended a memorial service for Stephen Lawrence at St Martin in the Fields Church on the 20th anniversary of the teenagers’ murder.
Lawrence was a black A-level student who was stabbed to death at a bus in 1993 by a gang of white youths in a racially motivated attack in Eltham, south-east London, on April 22, 1993. Prime Minister David Cameron and Britain's most senior police officer were also among the guests at the memorial service.
Mail Online: Defoe delighted with Tottenham's character after comeback win over City boosts Champions League hopes
Jermain Defoe hailed Tottenham's character after they scored three goals in the space of seven minutes to come from behind and beat Manchester City 3-1, giving their hopes of a top-four finish a huge boost.
Spurs had trailed for 70 minutes to Samir Nasri's opener but after Clint Dempsey poked home a leveller, quick-fire goals from Defoe and Gareth Bale followed to turn the game on its head.
'Before the game we knew it was going to be difficult, they're a great team with great players, but towards the end there was great character, it was unbelievable,' Defoe told Sky Sports 1.