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JD's goal rush

Posted on 14 March 2010  - 12:00

Jermain Defoe's opener against Blackburn marked a personal best goal tally for a season - with a minumum of 10 games still to play.

JD's goal rush

Jermain Defoe's opener against Blackburn marked a personal best goal tally for a season - with a minumum of 10 games still to play.

JD was there to tap home as Vedran Corluka flicked on Niko Kranjcar's corner in first half injury time of Saturday's 3-1 win at the Lane.

It was his 17th goal in 29 league matches and his 23rd in all competitions so far - taking him above his previous best of 22 in a season in 2003-04 and 2004-05.

JD'S GOAL STATS - PER SEASON...

2000-01 - 20 goals (33 games)

2001-02 - 14 (39)

2002-03 - 11 (42)

2003-04 - 22 (37)

2004-05 - 22 (44)

2005-06 - 9 (38)

2006-07 - 18 (49)

2007-08 - 16 (43)

2008-09 - 13 (34)

2009-10 - 23 (35)

TOTAL - 168 goals in 394 appearances.