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Archives: Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey is a great player but a poor role model as USMNT captain

Posted on by Abe Asher

You’ve heard it by now, but Clint Dempsey lost it again on Tuesday night. It was the fourth round of the US Open Cup, Seattle Sounders against the Portland Timbers. The game was in extra time, and the Sounders, through … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey should get 3-month ban after ripping up ref’s notebook

Posted on by Earl Reed

So Tuesday night in their US Open Cup match against Portland, the Seattle Sounders were probably hard-done by a series of bad calls by a relatively inexperienced official. And certainly this tournament means a lot to the Sounders. Add the burn … Continue reading

Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey are MLS’ best strike duo yet; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
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Major League Soccer has seen its share of high quality strike duos over 20 years. There have even been striker partnerships that were merely “good” and even a couple of truly sensational ones, productive, classy and electrifying all at once. … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann cannot build USMNT around Clint Dempsey; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
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It doesn’t seem so long ago that Clint Dempsey’s naughty little shirt pull propelled him so usefully past a Ghanaian defender that 2006 day in Nuremburg. It was quintessential Dempsey – or what we would soon know as “quintessential Dempsey.” … Continue reading

3 Reasons the Sounders Will Win the 2014 Supporters’ Shield

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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The Seattle Sounders, after their brilliant comeback in Los Angeles last weekend to earn a 2-2 draw with the Galaxy, need only a draw to win the Supporters’ Shield this Saturday (live on NBC at 2:30pm ET). It’s a been … Continue reading

WATCH Clint Dempsey’s Appearance on the David Letterman Show [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USA World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey was a guest on The Late Show With David Letterman Wednesday night. Dempsey made an appearance on the show with the veteran late show host. The Seattle Sounders and USMNT attacking midfielder/striker discussed … Continue reading

Why The USA Used Clint Dempsey As a Lone Striker in Jozy Altidore’s Absence

Posted on by Kyle Cotter
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The USMNT could not have had a better start to their World Cup when Seattle Sounders’ talisman Clint Dempsey scored in the first minute of group play against Ghana in Natal. It wasn’t all that easy though, as twenty-six minutes … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey, USA World Cup Player Profile: From Humble Beginnings to the World’s Stage

Posted on by Lee Bosch
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One chance, one goal. Clint Dempsey’s life has been about seizing chances. Less than a minute into their match on Monday, the United States had a 1-0 lead thanks to an adventurous run, matched by a masterful Dempsey finish. His … Continue reading

USMNT Injury Report: Altidore Improving But Out Against Portugal

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Jozy Altidore is officially out of the starting XI for the USMNT’s game against Portugal on Sunday in Manaus. After suffering a hamstring injury during the United State’s victory against Ghana, Altidore was carried off the pitch and underwent MRI … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore to Miss USMNT Game Against Portugal

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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The USMNT will face Portugal in Manaus without striker Jozy Altidore who suffered a hamstring injury during USA’s 2-1 victory over Ghana last Monday. Altidore was sprinting for a ball and pulled up clutching the back of his thigh. He … Continue reading

LISTEN to USMNT Star Clint Dempsey’s New Rap Single [AUDIO]

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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U.S. Men’s National Team captain Clint Dempsey released a new single today with fellow rapper XO entitled “It’s Poppin.” Dempsey, aka Deuce, has been working on a 13-track album with XO and told the Wall Street Journal that “We were just having fun with … Continue reading

World Cup Injury Report: USMNT Needs to Re-Group After Injuries Sustained During Ghana Game [VIDEO]

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Now that the first game of the World Cup is behind them, the United States Men’s National Team looks to Portugal for their next challenge. Changes will need to be made to the starting XI as Jozy Altidore will likely … Continue reading

Ghana 1-2 USA: US Player Ratings

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Following the USMNT’s 2-1 victory over Ghana we look at the playmakers and rank their performances on the evening. Tim Howard, 9: The US goalkeeper was at the top of his game all night long, and while he was forced … Continue reading

WATCH Clint Dempsey’s Goal For USA Against Ghana [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USMNT striker Clint Dempsey scored the quickest goal in the history of the USA in the World Cup with a goal in the first minute of the game against Ghana at World Cup 2014 in Natal. It was the perfect … Continue reading

ESPN to Broadcast TV Segments On USMNT, Messi, Pele, Dempsey and Qatar Tonight

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Tonight is a big TV night for soccer fans in the United States. As the start date of the World Cup fast approaches, ESPN is planning a full schedule of friendly matches, documentaries and insight into the USMNT’s preparations for … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Monthly Recap

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr
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Going into this season, most analysts and supporters knew it was going to take time to attain team cohesion.  This was the first time in their six seasons that the Sounders roster had to be overhauled. Gone were club originals … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Is Falling Down On His Leadership Responsibilities With The USMNT

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Clint Dempsey’s selection as captain of the United States Men’s National Team a year ago by head coach Jürgen Klinsmann was a head scratcher at the time. Having not displayed discernable leadership skills on the pitch, one had to assume … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Pictured Wearing New USMNT World Cup Kit: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USMNT Captain Clint Dempsey is pictured in a series of new images to promote the upcoming launch of the USA’s World Cup home uniform, which will be unveiled by Nike next week. In the promotional image, Dempsey is pictured in … Continue reading