Found August 02, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur are finalizing the transfer of U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey who is expected to be introduced as the newest Sounder as early as Saturday multiple sources told No other details –- including the transfer fee Sounders FC paid Spurs to acquire the 30-year-old forward/midfielder’s rights -- were provided. Two high-ranking Sounders employees reached Thursday evening declined to comment. One said he didn't want to jeopardize his job by confirming that a move was imminent. "But let's put it this way: I'm not surprised I'm receiving a call" that employee said. Sounders coach Sigi Schmid addressed that report later in the day telling Seattle's KJR 950 AM radio that "right now there's nothing that's nailed down and concrete." Seattle announced Thursday afternoon that it had signed veteran midfielder Shalrie Joseph to a new contract a move that opened up a designated player spot by...

Clint Dempsey back to the MLS

US soccer star Clint Dempsey has spent the last seven years playing abroad but in a shocking move, he's been transferred from Tottneham to the Seattle Sounders.

Order Your Own Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders Shirt: Home & Away

Clint Dempsey has been unveiled as the newest star of Major League Soccer and Seattle Sounders. Deuce removed his top Saturday night to reveal a Seattle Sounders shirt with the number two and his name on the back of the shirt. You can order your own Seattle Sounders shirt with the Dempsey name and number on the back. They’re available in either home or away. All shirts are authentic...

Dempsey set to leave Spurs, move to MLS

Clint Dempsey's six-year spell in English football is coming to an end after Tottenham announced Saturday it had reached an agreement with Major League Soccer to transfer the United States forward back to American soccer. Spurs didn't disclose the club Dempsey was joining, but British media are reporting that he will move to Seattle Sounders for around 6 million pounds ...

Dempsey takes calculated MLS risk

Major League Soccer has spent much of the past week highlighting its recent growth and touting its promise for the future. It now can point to one of the most significant signings in league history to back up its bullish perspective. The Seattle Sounders reportedly agreed to purchase United States captain Clint Dempsey from Barclays Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur , sources...

Spurs confirm Dempsey move to MLS

Tottenham says United States forward Clint Dempsey is returning to Major League Soccer , ending his six-year spell in English soccer. The 30-year-old Dempsey played for the New England Revolution from 2004-06 before joining Fulham in 2007. He moved to Tottenham last summer and scored 12 goals in 43 games, but wasn't a regular. Tottenham says in a statement Saturday ''...

Seattle Sounders sign Clint Dempsey from Tottenham Hotspur

Seattle Sounders FC has signed U.S. National Team captain Clint Dempsey, the club announced today. Dempsey will occupy Seattle’s third Designated Player spot. As a Designated Player, he does not return to MLS via the allocation ranking order.   Dempsey, 30, is the captain of the U.S. National Team and has been named the U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year three times, including...

Report: Dempsey set to join Sounders

United States men's national team captain Clint Dempsey is reportedly close to a move to the Seattle Sounders from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur sources tell FOX Soccer. The 30-year-old United States international joined Spurs just 12 months ago when they paid Fulham over £6million for his signature. Dempsey last played in his homeland back in 2006 when he left New...

Clint Dempsey’s Introduction To The Sounders FC Was Pretty Fantastic

The MLS is doing the right things, and the latest of those is the introduction of Clint Dempsey to the Sounders FC. Check out the pretty great video of majority owner Joe Roth introducing USMNT Captain Clint Dempsey in dramatic fashion to a packed CenturyLink Field, and try not to get chills. Well done all around by the Sounders and Clint. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Sounders 3, FC Dallas 0

Obafemi Martins and Eddie Johnson scored first-half goals while the home fans were still buzzing about the arrival of Clint Dempsey and the Sounders beat FC Dallas 3-0 on Saturday night. After two days of speculation, Dempsey was unveiled as the newest Sounders star during a pregame ceremony. Then his new club went out and ran its unbeaten streak at home to nine straight games...

Clint Dempsey Arrives in United States For Talks With Everton

Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Clint Dempsey has arrived in the United States for transfer discussions with Everton about a potential move to the Merseyside club, according to a report. Everton manager Roberto Martinez and club officials are currently in Los Angeles for the International Champions Cup. Everton plays Real Madrid tomorrow at Dodger Stadium in the semi-final...

Watch Clint Dempsey Offiicially Unveiled As Seattle Sounders Player at 10:15pm ET

Seattle Sounders will unveil Clint Dempsey as their newest player tonight at 10:15pm ET. Watch the special presentation live via the video below. The excitement is building to welcome former Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Clint Dempsey to Major League Soccer. This marks a mammoth move for the best supported team in the top flight American league, but it doesn’t come cheaply...

Tottenham Midfielder Clint Dempsey On Verge of Signing With Seattle Sounders: Nightly Soccer Report

Clint Dempsey is turning his back on Tottenham Hotspur, and looks set to agree a deal to return to Major League Soccer and be allocated to Seattle Sounders. The transfer deal is reported to be £6million, while Dempsey will be on wages of £100,000 a week making him one of the most expensive players in league history, according to Richard Farley of Pro Soccer Talk. NBC’s Pro Soccer...

Deuce Rolled Out In Seattle

((HT: MLS/KING-TV)) Here's what Clint Dempsey did with the New England Revolution when he used to be just the "Texas Tornado..." Now, having elevated his game from Fulham to Spurs, he's now officially back in Major League Soccer for a reported $9-million transfer fee and a Designated Player status of $32-million over the next four years... "I am...

Captain America coming to Seattle & 4 players you’ve never heard of

Deuce packs his bags I’m sure all of the soccer fanatics in the US, and the Northwest in particular, have heard the news by now the US National Team member Clint Dempsey has been sold by Tottenham Hotspur to the Seattle Sounders. It’s crazy for me to think that some people may not know who Dempsey is, or realize the importance of this signing not only for Seattle, but for MLS...
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