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Dempsey's Wondergoal

I don’t know how much longer this will stay up on Youtube, but Clint Dempsey’s goal to send Fulham into the final eight of the UEFA competition is just a thing of beauty.

Update - I found this version of the video which includes the commentary from US’s Gol TV. For our friends in the UK who may not be familiar, the color commentator is Ray Hudson, one of the most wonderfully over-the-top voices in sports. I love his line that Dempsey, in lining up this shot, “takes account of everything in the universe into consideration.”  Classic!

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26 Responses to Dempsey's Wondergoal

  1. ovalball says:

    Caught it before it went down. A thing of beauty. Thanks.

  2. Sam says:


  3. Raatzie says:

    Fantastic goal. Nights like that are what make fandom so enjoyable. Enjoy, Fulham fans.

  4. Raatzie says:

    I hope the English clubs aren’t drawn together for at least one more round (you know they will be in the semis, if not before).

    I don’t anyone’s gonna want any part of Fulham, particularly if the second leg is at the Cottage.

  5. soonerscotty says:

    what a beauty!!! pure class.

  6. USA says:

    Thats two AMAZING goals for Dempsey this season….

  7. Jeff says:

    I was jumping up and down after this goal and screaming my head off. What a fantastic goal. I think Dempsey has two of the best goals all season. WOW!! What a game and what a goal.

  8. daveg says:

    it was a cross to Zamora on the back stick…
    Great win though, Fulham deserved it in the end, but that was a cross to the back post

    • Eric Altshule says:

      That was no pass. That was a shot.

    • Patrick says:

      He would of looked back post to see if someone was making a run before getting the ball or making what you call a “cross”. It was moreso due to field presence and a little luck, not like the goal posts move…

      Was a great shot, looks like Dempsey wasn’t affected by that knee injury too much. Aside from the shot he played really well against Juve.

    • This One Guy In Detroit says:

      I think the saddest thing about daveg’s comment is that it’s not yet the most-thumbed-down comment in the history of EPL Talk.

      It was a frigging SHOT. Period. It wasn’t remotely a “cross.”

  9. RobG4 says:


    It was a shot, not a pass.

  10. Brett says:

    Donovan may have been the American darling of the EPL for the last few months but Dempsey’s been producing highlights like that for a while now. He’s to thank for them still being in the EPL with his goal against Liverpool a couple of years ago and now he sends them past Juve in the Europa League. Well done.

  11. RevFan says:

    What a goal, it was even better live (thanks GOL TV). I liked watching Dempsy when he played for the Revoultion. I’m glad he is having a career at Fullham. This is why I love football.

  12. IanCransonsKnees says:

    I think the goal he scored against us (Stoke) was the better of the two, pretty much the whole home crowd applauded that one. Love to sign him, he’s vastly underrated and a player not playing for the top four as Cahill or Bellamy.

  13. tw says:

    That was Ray Hudson not Tommy Smyth with a Y….duh!

  14. Jenna says:

    It’s insulting to mistake Phil Hudson for Tommy Smyth. Come on guys.

  15. Eric Altshule says:

    tw and Jenna-

    you are correct. My mistake and I have changed it.

  16. Casey says:

    Seriously, they”re not even from the same country.

  17. Matt says:

    Haha i saw some english article on skysport saying that it might have been a cross i gave him a piece of my mind and told him gerrard doesn’t even finish like that! There are a short list of players I have seen finish like that. Dempsey is HUGELY underrated and he will shine bright before he’s done.

  18. Luca says:

    Argue all you like its still top drawer.
    Did he mean it? was it a cross?
    As long as he says he meant it, what a goal.

  19. Richard says:

    Yeah, it was a cross.

  20. MITCH says:

    ” the lasso Clint Deuce Dempsey” I cant hear that enough!

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