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Archives: Clint Dempsey

US 1 Honduras 3 as Bob Bradley Looks to Fill Some Holes

Posted on by Eric Altshule

As the US took the field to play Honduras Saturday night at the Home Depot Center, nobody was any under illusions about the nature of the game.  It was a friendly in the friendliest sense.  The pregame party in the … Continue reading

Clark to Frankfurt. Dempsey to Avoid the Knife. Other US News.

Posted on by Eric Altshule

For most Europeans, the January transfer window is all tease and no touch.  Very few moves of true import happen in January, and that is especially true in a World Cup year, where players would rather see if the tournament … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Injury Concern

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

As I am sure all fans of football in America are now aware, Clint Dempsey, the most recognizable and successful United States outfield player in Europe has suffered a potentially devestating injury in today’s Fulham loss to Blackburn. Dempsey, who … Continue reading

Top 5 Highlights of American Soccer in 2009

Posted on by Brian Zygo

As promised last week, here are my highlights from 2009 in American Soccer, in no particular order: U.S. National Team Beats Spain in Confederations Cup Semi-Finals: On June 24, 2009, in the Semi-Finals of the Confederations Cup, the U.S. National … Continue reading

Donovan Should Emulate Dempsey

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Clint Dempsey is the model American player in Europe right now. Having gone through three managers at Fulham after rejecting any and all overtures to stay in MLS, Deuce is the inverse of Landon Donovan. Now Donovan appears ready to … Continue reading

Tactically, the US Need DaMarcus Beasley

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

The last time many of us saw DaMarcus Beasley, his miss on a corner launched a Brazilian counter-attack that led to the eventual trouncing of the US in the group phase of the Confederations Cup.  It was the culmination of … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Should Be Dropped: Really?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The chattering from the American peanut gallery is that Clint Dempsey should be permanently dropped. The theory is that Dempsey doesn’t give a proper effort and has held the US team back. So the fans who advocate the permanent benching … Continue reading

Dempsey’s Foul: The Wrong Call

Posted on by Eric Altshule

As much as I enjoy Kartik’s writing and analysis, let me add a counter-point on this.  The referee clearly blew this call, and there are no rules of the game or replay angels that would ever indicate otherwise. That being … Continue reading

Dempsey’s Foul: The Right Call

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I have now reviewed video of the foul called on Clint Dempsey that nullified a nice goal by Jozy Altidore the other day over a dozen times. While the official could have certainly just waved on the play (which I … Continue reading

Random Thoughts on USA 2, El Salvador 1

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The US did not play particularly well, but three points is three points. After the loss at Azteca, the most important thing the US needed to do was put a W up on the board, and they did that. There … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Has Returned To Form

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

This is the photo that I remember Clint Dempsey when he was just starting out his National Team career. I remember him scoring that goal against Ghana to level the match at one. The fire, the passion and the glory … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey: From Fantastic To Pathetic

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein
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We remember those early days of Clint Dempsey playing for the New England Revolution. A hard nosed player that put himself into position for a scoring chance. Those early days playing for the National Team where he wanted the ball … Continue reading

The Deuce is Loose Again

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

American footballers have not exactly had a banner 2008 in Europe. But Clint Dempsey, once discarded by Fulham’s old school manager Roy Hodgson, has revitalized his fortunes most notably in yesterday’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Craven Cottage. Dempsey’s return … Continue reading

Should the Deuce be Cut Loose?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The lone American goal scorer from World Cup 2006 now has consistently played so poorly for the national team if the opponent is not Barbados, that his presence seems to actually help stagnate the side. Dempsey’s last good performance for … Continue reading

Should the Deuce be Cut Loose?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The lone American goal scorer from World Cup 2006 now has consistently played so poorly for the national team if the opponent is not Barbados, that his presence seems to actually help stagnate the side. Dempsey’s last good performance for … Continue reading

American Grit

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Keller/ from Getty Images McBride/from SI.com Pundits around Britain will no doubt be discussing Fulham’s great escape in the upcoming weeks. Seemingly dead, the London side strung together some improbable results, particularly away from Craven Cottage to escape relegation on … Continue reading

News and Notes

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Junior Agogo an MLS almuni who was decent with Colorado and a washout with San Jose scored the game winner for Ghana last night int heir African Nations Cup triumph over Namibia. Agogo now plays back home in England (he … Continue reading