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Rapids-Sounders Preview

Coach Sigi Schmid has had the luxury of using multiple starting lineups with successful results due to the depth of the Seattle Sounders. No matter the combination Schmid puts together Saturday, the Western Conference leaders appear to have an advantage as they look to deal the visiting Colorado Rapids a sixth straight defeat. "What's a first-choice lineup? You always have...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Rapids face tough road test against Seattle

The Colorado Rapids take to the road Saturday (2 p.m. MDT) to face the Seattle Sounders in yet another important Western Conference matchup. In their first contest against the Sounders, U.S. Men’s National Team captain Clint Dempsey showed by he’s one of the world’s best, scoring two goals and assisting another in a 4-1 victory over the Rapids. But Colorado comes into...
Via Mile High Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLS: Kei Kamara would be a steal as teams fight for playoff spots

In the most crucial part of the season, MLS teams in dire need of a proven scorer should throw themselves at free agent Kei Kamara. The former Sporting Kansas city talisman mutually parted ways with English side Middlesbrough F.C. on Thursday and there have been reports that he might be interested in a move back to the league that kick started his career. Re. #MLS Kei Kamara: Hearing...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 World Cup vets on US squad for Czech match

CHICAGO (AP) U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 10 players from the World Cup squad to play against the Czech Republic next Wednesday. Such stars as Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley were not on the roster as Klinsmann chose a mixture of youngsters and veterans to Prague. Howard is taking a one-year-sabbatical from the national team. It will be the first game for the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 World Cup vets on US roster

CHICAGO (AP) U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 10 players from this year's World Cup team to play against the Czech Republic next Wednesday. Such stars as Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley were not on the roster as Klinsmann chose a mixture of youngsters and veterans to Prague. Howard is taking a one-year-sabbatical from the national team. It's the first game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Six uncapped players included in USA roster to face Czech Republic

U.S. coach Jürgen Klinsmann has included six uncapped players in his 22-man squad for the friendly against the Czech Republic in Prague next Wednesday. Klinsmann has opted to start the preparations for the long-term in the first test since the exertions in Brazil ended last month. Several of the familiar, European-based faces like Jozy Altidore, Geoff Cameron, Brad Guzan and Fabian...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

US Soccer chief administrative officer recounts memorable World Cup win over Ghana

Clint Dempsey (L) of the U.S. celebrates after scoring a goal against Ghana during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match at the Dunas arena in Natal June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)Brian Remedi recalls jumping out of his seat this summer when John Brooks’ header put the United States men’s national soccer team ahead against Ghana...
Via Ghanasoccernet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Geoff Cameron Must be Calculated and Logical About His Playing Future

Rumors abound that American international Geoff Cameron is being courted both within the Premier League as well as on the continent. ProSoccerTalk links Cameron to a number of clubs, the biggest name being traditional Serie A contender Lazio. But recent moves to big clubs have hampered many an American abroad. From Clint Dempsey to Jozy Altidore, Maurice Edu to Michael Bradley, a...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Again Creates New Rule to Appease Owners

The return of Jermaine Jones to MLS is a great moment for the league. After his stellar play in the World Cup, the veteran midfielder was out of contract and needing one more shot at being a contributor in a major league. His agent and the Chicago Fire had been holding serious negotiations and the Fire appeared to be on the cusp of a real coup just in time for a playoff run. Then...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the League: Seattle stretches the field, Columbus benefits from Gonzalez sale

Seattle relies on its movement and its width to tear apart Portland It is all too tempting for Seattle to focus the brunt of its attacking efforts through the middle of the park. The presence of Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins up front exacerbates the desire to get the ball down, let the wide players tuck into the middle to provide support and move it from back to front quickly...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the Sounders?

Which team should we expect to show up as the regular season segues into the playoffs? Are the Sounders the seemingly impotent team that could only manage a goal at home against San Jose? The side that ran the Chicago Fire off the pitch in a 6-0 drubbing in the Open Cup semi-final at Starfire? Something in between? It’s honestly been hard to say during what was shaping up to be...
Via Total MLS
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Total Surrender – Seattle Sounders Humiliate Portland Timbers

Obafemi Martins had the ball and a counter-attacking opportunity, and Clint Dempsey got on his horse. He had to make a 50-some-odd yard run to get into the box, blow away the retreating Michael Harrington in the process, collect, and finish past Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts to make this extraordinary effort worth it. Dempsey looked to the sky as he made his move, and like...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders FC 4 at Portland Timbers 2

Obafemi Martins scored two goals as Seattle Sounders FC (14-3-7, 45 points) beat the Portland Timbers (7-11-7, 31 points), 4-2, on Sunday afternoon at Providence Park. Seattle moved into sole possession of first place for the Supporter’s Shield, improving to 3-0-1 against the Timbers across all competitions this season. Seattle opened the scoring in the 17th minute on a goal from...
Via 90Soccer
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Martins puts on show as Seattle Sounders smoke Cascadia rival Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Obafemi Martins scored two goals and got an assist for another from Clint Dempsey, and the Seattle Sounders went on to defeat the Portland Timbers 4-2 in a Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Sunday. Chad Barrett also scored for the Sounders, who showed little fatigue after five matches in the past 15 days. Fanendo Adi scored twice for the Timbers. The victory moved the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Martins scores 2 in 4-2 Seattle win over Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Obafemi Martins scored two goals and got an assist for another from Clint Dempsey, and the Seattle Sounders went on to defeat the Portland Timbers 4-2 in a Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Sunday. Chad Barrett also scored for the Sounders, who showed little fatigue after five matches in the past 15 days. Fanendo Adi scored twice for the Timbers. The victory moved...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorting out the saga behind Jermaine Jones and his proposed move to MLS

Jermaine Jones has discussed his desire to move to MLS for quite some time now. It isn't a secret that he'd like to continue his career in the United States. He has said it time and time again. MLS is always searching to bolster the league with high-profile U.S. internationals. The league has spent millions of dollars over the past year to tempt players like Jones to continue...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The race for Major League Soccer teams to own a USL Pro franchise is heating up

The race for Major League Soccer teams to own a USL Pro franchise is heating up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Seattle Sounders FC future USL Pro club could potentially discover them their future Clint Dempsey (Left) and Obafemi Martins (Right), with the young players in the Seattle region getting some playing time to develop. Photo provided by Soccerly.com. A possible six...
Via Soccerlens
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Gives Shirt to Fan for Popcorn, Women Go Wild (Video)

Athletes love snacks like popcorn too. On the other hand, Clint Dempsey loves popcorn so much that he decided to trade his jersey to a young fan for some of the buttery goodness. The best part was that a bunch of suburban housewives got more of a show than they bargained for, and they definitely didn’t mind. [h/t Bleacher Report]
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey gives child his kit for a couple of handfuls of popcorn

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Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Drives Real Housewives Of Seattle Wild With This Move

Clint Dempsey trades his jersey to a young fan, and in the process drives moms of Seattle absolutely wild.
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Trades Game-Worn Jersey For Young Fan’s Popcorn (Video)

Clint Dempsey thrilled Team USA fans with his performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Dempsey made another young fan happy on Sunday, but not for his performance on the field. Dempsey was held without a goal during the Seattle Sounders’ 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo. His absence on the score sheet might have made him a little hungry for a post-game snack. Dempsey headed over...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Clint Dempsey trades jersey for young fan's popcorn

As far as fair trades go, swapping an authentic game-worn jersey from a professional athlete is worth a lot more than a bucket of popcorn. But Clint Dempsey doesn't mind getting the short end of the deal if it means creating a moment one young fan of the Seattle Sounders will never forget.That is precisely what the captain of the United States men's national team did on Sunday...
Via Bush League Chronicle
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey’s Sounders Jersey Fetches a Carton of Popcorn In Impromptu MLS Postgame Barter

Clint Dempsey of the Seattle Sounders made an interesting trade following his squad’s 2-0 win over the Dynamo this weekend. As soon as the match ended Dempsey made a bee-line to the sidelines and found a young fan who was eating some popcorn. Clint traded the young man the jersey he was wearing for the popcorn, and as you can tell from the video everyone won following this exchange...
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Photobombs DC United From Way Downtown

Clint Dempsey photobombs DC United players from way downtown at the MLS All-Star festivities in Portland.
Via Gamedayr
25 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS All-Star: Predicting Caleb Porter’s starting line up against Bayern Munich

Now that’s it officially August, it’s only appropriate that we turn most of our attention to the MLS All-Star game that’ll take place at Providence Park on Aug.6. The players that were selected to represent MLS will go up against one of biggest clubs in the world, Bayern Munich. The reigning Bundesliga champions will be led by Pep Guardiola. The Spanish coach should have all...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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