Found October 28, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Clint Dempsey finally scored a goal in his return to MLS. It took more than eight games, but his run of futility is officially over. Unfortunately, the goal was not enough to help the Seattle Sounders do more than tie the LA Galaxy 1-1 Sunday night. Dempsey’s goal was a beauty as he flicked a long cross off his heel from in close to the goal. In front of a crowd of more than 66,000 fans at Century Link Field, the U.S. National team’s captain helped the Sounders break a four-game losing streak. The goal came on the last day of Major League Soccer’s regular season. Maybe it will be a goal that can get Dempsey going and give him and his Sounders some momentum for 2013 MLS Playoffs. MLS needs Dempsey to be a goal-scorer and a human highlight reel. He has big potential as a marketing machine. With Eddie Johnson alongside Dempsey, the Sounders are a definite contender for MLS Cup. Having both players turning the Sounders into a winning franchise is important to the MLS legacy and bringing...

Seattle and Los Angeles play to 1-1 draw

Clint Dempsey finally got on the board in his ninth game back in Major League Soccer, scoring in the 30th minute to give the Seattle Sounders the lead, and Robbie Keane's half-volley goal late in the second half gave the Los Angeles Galaxy a 1-1 draw in the MLS regular-season finale on Sunday night. Dempsey's goal off a cross from Lamar Neagle gave Seattle a chance at finishing...

Seatlle to MLS Playoff with tie against LA Galaxy

Seattle Sounders 1-1 Los Angeles Galaxy Clint Dempsey scored his first club goal as Seattle Sounders FC (15-12-7, 52 points) drew, 1-1, with the LA Galaxy (15-11-8, 53 points) Sunday night on the Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field.   Seattle finished the 2013 regular season in fourth place in the Western Conference. Sounders FC will host the Colorado Rapids in the Knockout Round of...

Martin Jol Plays Down Rumors of Clint Dempsey Heading Back to Fulham

Fulham manager Martin Jol has played down rumors that Clint Dempsey could be returning to Craven Cottage on loan. Last week, USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann said he wanted Dempsey and some of his US colleagues to play in Europe during the MLS off-season to stay match-fit in the lead-up to the World Cup next summer. When Jol was asked about Dempsey possibly coming to Fulham, all he said...

Rapids-Sounders Preview

A collapse over the final month of the regular season has dropped the Seattle Sounders from Supporters' Shield contenders to the fourth seed in the Western Conference. A seven-game winless streak has left them hosting a knockout-round game against the fifth-seeded Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night just to earn the chance to play top-seeded Portland in the West semifinals. ...
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