Clint Dempsey Finding His Form At Just the Right Time For Seattle and USMNT

There was no celebration, no puff of the chest and no over exuberance from Clint Dempsey. The American forward had scored a goal and, much like Mario Balotelli, seemed to view it as no more impressive than a USPS employee delivering the mail. A devilish free kick that kissed the underside of the bar this past weekend against FC Dallas — this was the Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Jon Hamm Directs “Clint Dempsey: On The Move” For Degree Men

Since Clint Dempsey and the U.S. Men’s National Soccer team were knocked out early in the World Cup four years ago in South Africa, he’s been on a mission to DO:MORE so he could ultimately IMPROVE and lead the team farther during this summer’s matches in Brazil. To help tell his personal IMPROVE story, Degree Men enlisted the help of ‘Mad Men’ star and soccer fan, Jon Hamm...
Via The Scores Report
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Cottage Talk: Extra Time – Fulham vs. Norwich City

This is our Post-Match show of the 1-0 Fulham victory against Norwich City. In this episode, we discussed the turning points in this match, and also rated all of the players. Subscribe: iTunes | SoundCloud | YouTube Cottage Talk on BlogTalkRadio Facebook Twitter Our Guests and How to Follow: Your Cottage Talk Host: Russ Goldman has been a supporter of Fulham since Clint Dempsey...
Via The Soccer Desk
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MLS Weekend Rewind: Dempsey Stars (Again), United Top Red Bulls

It was a big weekend for U.S. internationals in MLS–Texas-sized, you might even say. Here’s a look at all of the action. Edu Scores Late Equalizer to Salvage Point for Union In our Match of the Week, a flurry of late drama saw American teammates Kyle Beckerman and Maurice Edu exchange goals as the Philadelphia Union drew 2-2 with Real Salt Lake at PPL Park. Edu’s stoppage-time...
Via The Soccer Desk
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FC Dallas drops first match of the season, 3-2, to Seattle Sounders FC

Reactions for the actors of the game: FC Dallas Head coach Oscar Pareja Overall thoughts on the game… It was a different night obviously with that result but the effort was great for the players and we’re very proud of them. We enjoyed a fantastic game full of talent and full of great players. There was a lot of energy. In the first half, for us and in the second half for Seattle...
Via 90Soccer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Wrap: Seattle end Dallas´ unbeaten start

Seattle Sounders handed FC Dallas their first loss of the 2014 MLS season on Saturday with Clint Dempsey scoring a […]
Via Soccer News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Revived Dempsey and Company Enter Rising Frisco

High times in Frisco will be tempered quickly with the arrival of Clint Dempsey’s Seattle Sounders. But maybe the spirit of confidence exuding from Toyota Stadium has been doused with reality already. After all, a calendar year ago FC Dallas found itself gaining the same results. The emotional drain that was the midseason winless streak of 2013 reminds us all what is within the...
Via Total MLS
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley, Dempsey Top 2014 MLS Salary List

04/10/2014 Bethesda, Maryland The Major League Soccer Players Union released the 2014 player salaries on Thursday, with Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey and Toronto F.C.'s Michael Bradley topping the charts in terms of guaranteed compensation and base salary respectively. The post Bradley, Dempsey Top 2014 MLS Salary List appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley Lead MLS’ Millionaires’ Club

Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley turned heads around the world when they decided to leave Europe and join Major League Soccer clubs. MLS made it worthwhile for the American stars to do so, as they are the highest-earning players in the league. Dempsey leads the way, earning $6,695,189 in guaranteed compensation (salary and bonuses). Bradley is a close second with $6.5 million. The...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Cobi Jones on Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey in MLS

Julie Stewart-Binks and Cobi Jones break down a wild weekend in MLS and chat about the impact of Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey on their respective sides.
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Cottage Talk: Extra Time – Fulham vs. Aston Villa

In this episode, we looked back at the incredible 2-1 victory for Fulham. We also broke down the turning points in the match, and also rated all the players. Subscribe: iTunes | SoundCloud | YouTube Cottage Talk on BlogTalkRadio Facebook Twitter Our Guests and How to Follow: Your Cottage Talk Host: Russ Goldman has been a supporter of Fulham since Clint Dempsey arrived from the...
Via The Soccer Desk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

If You Didn’t Like That Portland-Seattle Battle, You Are Beyond Hope

It was a 4-4 draw that saw a hat trick from Clint Dempsey, and the Sounders fight back from a two-goal deficit to escape Portland with a point in what very well could end up being the most entertaining (read: heart-attack-inducing) match of the MLS season. The starting lineup was a question heading in, given that Dempsey went 90 and DeAndre Yedlin 21 minutes in the national team’s...
Via Total MLS
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS to Brazil: Is Clint Dempsey back to form after his Week 5 hat trick?

Clint Dempsey eased the nerves about his recent displays with a man-of-the-match display in Portland. More on Dempsey's heroics and the rest of the World Cup hopefuls in the Week 5 edition of MLS to Brazil.
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Weekend Rewind: Drama in Portland, Dallas Dominance

If you like drama, Week Five of MLS play didn’t disappoint. From a Match-of-the-Season candidate in the Rose City to a stunning comeback in Vancouver, here’s a look at all of the weekend’s action. Dempsey Hat Trick Earns Sounders Wild Point at Portland It seems like everyone’s still buzzing about Saturday’s 4-4 draw between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers...
Via The Soccer Desk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Wrap: Dempsey´s heroics save Seattle

Clint Dempsey scored a hat-trick, including two goals in the final five minutes, as Seattle Sounders stole a 4-4 draw […]
Via Soccer News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Capsules

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Clint Dempsey scored a hat trick, including two goals in the final five minutes of the match and the Seattle Sounders staged a furious late rally to pull out a 4-4 draw with the rival Portland Timbers on Saturday.
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Clint Dempsey completes hat-trick and saves a point for Sounders

Seattle Sounders 4-4 Portland Timbers Clint Dempsey scored twice in the final five minutes to complete his first-career MLS hat trick as Seattle Sounders FC (2-2-1, 7 points) tied the Portland Timbers (0-2-3, 3 points), 4-4, on Saturday afternoon at Providence Park. After taking the early lead on a goal from Kenny Cooper, Seattle twice fell behind and came back to level the match...
Via 90Soccer
11 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Match of the Week: Portland 4 – 4 Seattle

The Portland Timbers played host to the Seattle Sounders on Saturday afternoon in a Pacific Northwest classic. In a well-played, yet wild match that featured goals galore, lead changes, a hat trick and an unlikely comeback, the Sounders managed to overcome a two-goal deficit with just five minutes left in regular time. The Timbers entered the match still looking for their first win...
Via The Soccer Desk
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dempsey hat trick, Seattle and Portland tie 4-4

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Clint Dempsey scored a hat trick, including two goals in the final five minutes of the match and the Seattle Sounders staged a furious late rally to pull out a 4-4 draw with the rival Portland timbers on Saturday.
11 days ago  |  Discuss

USMNT: who makes the final roster cut?

After a 2-2 draw against Mexico last night, Jürgen Klinsmann has a lot to think about. Who does he take to Brazil and who doesn’t make the 23-man roster? Klinsmann did not start his best 11 players because he wanted to give other players a chance to prove they deserve a spot to wear the red, white and blue in the 2014 World Cup Brazil. Some players showcased their talents, while...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

USA Draw with Mexico 2-2

(Rock Scuteri/AP) Last night in Glendale, with a largely pro Mexico crowd, the US played a completely different two halves. The first half was dominated by the US, as they scored two goals in 30 minutes. The second half was a completely different story. Mexico came out of half time flying and evened the scoreline quickly; due in large part to a couple of defending mistakes from Omar...
Via Sports-Kings
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Know Your Portland Timbers’ Opponent – Seattle Sounders

Column courtesy of, a partner of Oregon Sports News, written by Edward Kilgarriff This weekend, the Portland Timbers host longtime rivals, the Seattle Sounders. The most well-known enemy of the Portland Timbers, is none other than the Seattle Sounders. Well let’s start with what’s new. The Sounders were busy in the off-season; they offloaded their best striker...
Via Oregon Sports News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Green makes U.S. debut in 2-2 draw with Mexico

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Mexico rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with the United States in an exhibition match Wednesday night. Highly touted 18-year-old Julian Green made his senior U.S. debut, coming on in the 59th minute as a substitute at midfielder for Graham Zusi. Green is the product of German club Bayern Munich's developmental system who recently...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

USMNT: preview friendly against Mexico

Wednesday is a very important day for the USMNT. It is the last friendly match against Mexico at the University of Phoenix Stadium before Jürgen Klinsmann announces the roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Who will be on the roster? Will the game help Klinsmann decide who the best players for the World Cup are? A majority of the roster is made up of MLS, led by Seattle Sounders...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Crew-Sounders Preview

Although the Seattle Sounders and Columbus Crew are off to strong starts, both are dealing with some adversity heading into Saturday's match. As Sounders star Clint Dempsey wraps up a two-game suspension, the unbeaten Crew take the field in Seattle for the first time since club president Mark McCullers announced his intention to resign from that role. Dempsey scored his first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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