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Kah scores 2 goals to lead Vancouver past Seattle, 3-0

SEATTLE (AP) Pa-Modou Kah surpassed his MLS career goal total by scoring twice and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Clint Dempsey after more than a month away from the club. Kah volleyed his first goal past goalkeeper Stefan Frei in the sixth minute off a scramble in the penalty area. He added a second in the opening...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 ways that the US Men’s National Team is eerily similar to England

For years, the United States has striven to become a world power in soccer. Even as a majority of the country failed to acknowledge the sport, the die-hards in this country looked forward to the day when America’s passion for winning, combined with a population that seemed to populate every sport successfully, would lead to us competing with the likes of Brazil, Italy, and Germany...
Via World Soccer Talk
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Whitecaps 3 Seattle Sounders 0: Whitecaps drown the Sounders

Saturday marked the return of Sounders and USMNT legend Clint “Deuce” Dempsey to Seattle.  Unfortunately, this was not enough, not even close as the Sounders are dropped by Vancouver by a score of 0-3. With the Cascadia Cup slipping from their grips, more importantly seeding for the MLS cup is becoming precarious.  The Rave Green faithful had witnessed again a horrific offense...
Via Seattle Side Up!
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 22 MLS News & Notes

Welcome to Week 22 action of the Major League Soccer season. Let’s kick things off with MLS All-Star week news & notes, shall we? Chipotle Homegrown GameTuesday night provided a ragtag group of MLS Homegrown players the chance to battle LigaMX side Club America’s U-20 team. Landon Donovan’s dipped his toes into the coaching waters for the first time, as he was head man...
Via Total MLS
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sounders vs. Whitecaps Preview–4 All-Stars Return Edition

Dempsey is the key. The Reinforcements Have Arrived Okay, Okay. The Sounders do not have 4 MLS All-Stars, you got me there (but they had three, Clint “Deuce” Dempsey, Oba(femi) Martins, and Chad Marshall. Brad Evans isn’t an All-Star, but he was a starter for the USMNT and played well. That makes him an All-Star in my book. Also Stefan Frei is having a great year. Perhaps...
Via Seattle Side Up!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Whitecaps FC-Sounders Preview

It's no coincidence that the Seattle Sounders have been mired in their worst slump of the season without Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins and Brad Evans in the lineup. The silver lining is that they're all returning with the Sounders still in good position in the tight Western Conference race. Seattle can clinch the Cascadia Cup with a victory when they host the first of back-to-back...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

DENVER (AP) Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national team have done their part, too. Buoyed by international soccer icons and capitalizing on recent World Cup success by the American men's and women's national teams, the league is drawing record numbers so far this season, MLS Commissioner Don Garber said in an interview...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS All-Stars deserved 2-1 winners vs. Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur had been in Denver since Sunday evening and Wednesday night’s match was the culminating event that capped off a tremendous trip for Spurs in their preparation for Premier League play. The MLS All-Star Game probably did not go how many Sours players and fans expected the match to go, nevertheless it was a preseason game and most importantly no injuries were suffered...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Yedlin leads Tottenham against MLS All-Stars

DENVER (AP) Defender DeAndre Yedlin may want to repeat this over and over: Don't pass the ball to Clint Dempsey. Don't pass the ball to Clint Dempsey. Nothing personal against Dempsey, of course. For this game, he's just the adversary. A few days after the U.S. national squad teammates combined for a goal during a Gold Cup game, they're on opposite sides. Yedlin's Tottenham Hotspur...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Mid-Season Review

We are more or less at the mid-season mark of the 2015 Major League Soccer campaign, what better time than now to re-visit my predictions from the start of the season? From the Landon Donovan MVP Award to Newcomer of the Year, I stuck my neck out and made some bold predictions. Let’s see where my predictions stand as of today. MLS Award Crosky on Soccer Prediction Leading Candidates...
Via Total MLS
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andres Guardado, Clint Dempsey highlight Gold Cup Best XI

  Mexico captain Andres Guardado carried a heavy burden for most of this month. His teammates flattered to deceive for much of this CONCACAF Gold Cup, but he provided the reliable, effective impetus to carry them through nevertheless. Guardado finished second on the scoring charts with six goals, but his influence permeated throughout the ranks. His consistency supplied a necessary...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andres Guardado puts Mexico up 1-0 in CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

What a finish, what a goal by Andres Guardado in the 31st minute of the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final. The finish was just sublime and he now has six goals in the Gold Cup. He needs one more goal to tie Clint Dempsey for the Golden Boot honors. Andres Guardado's perfect volley gives #ElTri the 1-0 lead over Jamaica. Wonderful goal. #GoldCupFinal #JAMvMEX http://t.co/83wH89Aw6m — FOX...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andres Guardado puts Mexico up 1-0 in CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

What a finish, what a goal by Andres Guardado in the 31st minute of the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final. The finish was just sublime and he now has six goals in the Gold Cup. He needs one more goal to tie Clint Dempsey for the Golden Boot honors. Andres Guardado's perfect volley gives #ElTri the 1-0 lead over Jamaica. Wonderful goal. #GoldCupFinal #JAMvMEX http://t.co/83wH89Aw6m — FOX...
Via 32 Flags
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ciman scores in 88th, Impact beat Sounders 1-0

MONTREAL (AP) Defender Laurent Ciman scored off a header in the 88th minute to give the Montreal Impact a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night at Saputo Stadium. Ciman connected off Marco Donadel's free kick for his second goal of the season. Montreal (7-8-3) won for the sixth time in seven home matches and scored at home for the 21st consecutive game dating to...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer Falls To Panama On Penalty Kicks In Gold Cup Third-Place Game

CHESTER, Pa. — Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game Saturday. Panama won the shootout 3-2 after extra time ended with the score 1-1. Mejia saved DaMarcus Beasley’s shot in the fifth round...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Panama bounce back from heartache to defeat USA in penalties

CHESTER, Pa. -- There is a place on the spectrum of punishments reserved for the prospect of playing extra time and heading to penalties in a third-place game. It is an undesirable fate in the wake of a semifinal defeat and 90 further minutes to reinforce that fury, but the United States national team succumbed to it nevertheless after offering a listless display and failing to sort...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

MNT vs. Panama: Clint Dempsey Goal – July, 25, 2015

The post MNT vs. Panama: Clint Dempsey Goal – July, 25, 2015 appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sounders-Impact Preview

The absences of Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins were already hampering the Seattle Sounders' attack before Marco Pappa's legal troubles caused another problem for the struggling club. Fading Seattle will be without all three Saturday night as it visits the Montreal Impact looking to avoid a sixth defeat in seven league matches. Dempsey and Martins have scored seven goals apiece...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

USA-Jamaica Live: Team USA, Reggae Boyz Meet In 2015 Gold Cup Semifinal

1:30 p.m. ET: Now is a good time for the United States men’s national soccer team to ride the wave of history. The U.S. faces Jamaica on Wednesday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga., in the first semifinal of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Team USA historically has overpowered Jamaica, having won 13 and drawn eight of the 22 games it has played against its Caribbean foe, including...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

USA vs. Jamaica Gold Cup semi-final preview

The US is once again into the semifinals of the Gold Cup thanks to what was their best display of the tournament thus far, thrashing Cuba 6-0.  The focus now turns to making sure that the US can take care of business against a much improved Jamaica team. It was a huge positive to see the US finally play up to its full potential.  It wasn’t just the fact that the US scored six...
Via World Soccer Talk
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dempsey, Jóhannsson charged with fueling USA Gold Cup success

ATLANTA -- It took about a half-hour to see why Aron Jóhannsson stepped into the starting lineup to partner Clint Dempsey in CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal victory over Cuba on Saturday. United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann made the bold decision to release Jozy Altidore from his roster last week and thrust Jóhannsson into a prominent role for the remainder of the tournament. The...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Shines in USMNT’s Dominant Victory Over Cuba

U.S. Men’s National Team Forward Clint Dempsey (#8) celebrates a first half goal against Cuba in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal match. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo) U.S. Men’s National Team Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Friday evening that his squad was “definitely the team to beat” in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. By all indications, the USMNT’s Saturday night stampede...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dempsey, USMNT flourish; Cuba wilts in Gold Cup heat

Clint Dempsey has been firing throughout the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, but Cuba felt the full force of the United States men’s national soccer team when things finally clicked around him. The U.S. beat Cuba 6-0 on Saturday in a Gold Cup quarterfinal game between a tournament favorite and a sacrificial lamb of the Caribbean. Dempsey, 32, scored his first hat trick for Team USA, and...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

BALTIMORE (AP) Clint Dempsey scored on a fourth-minute header, added a pair of second-half goals for his first international hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal. Dempsey converted a penalty kick early in the second half and added a late goal to raise his tournament-leading total to six. Dempsey's 57...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando City's Kaka among those named to MLS All-Star roster

NEW YORK (AP) -- Reigning Major League Soccer MVP Robbie Keane and the current goals leader Kei Kamara are among the 22 players on the roster for the All-Star Game against Tottenham Hotspur. Six are currently playing for the United States in the Gold Cup: Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, DaMarcus Beasley, Omar Gonzalez, Graham Zusi and Nick Rimando. Keane and Dempsey have both played...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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