Portland Timbers Rivalry Watch – Clint Dempsey Heating Up For Seattle Sounders

As the Portland Timbers have struggled their way to a winless 0-2-4 record to start the MLS season, a decidedly different storyline is playing out for the team’s rivals to the North. The Seattle Sounders (3-2-1) are currently in a three-way tie for second place in the Western Conference and, most recently, pulled out a huge 3-2 victory over previously undefeated FC Dallas last...
Via Oregon Sports News
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 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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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...
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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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clint Dempsey Suspended Two Games For Groin Slap (GIF)

Even though Clint Dempsey is one of Major League Soccer’s icons, he can’t get away with cheap shots. Dempsey hit Toronto FC defender Mark Bloom in the groin during an MLS game Saturday. The referee missed it, but television cameras did not. MLS will take retroactive action against the Seattle Sounders and U.S. national team star, according to Kurtis Larson of the Toronto Sun...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clint Dempsey suspended for crotch slap

Clint Dempsey reportedly has been suspended by Major League Soccer for two matches after a review of game film from last weekend’s match against Toronto FC showed the Seattle Sounders star slapping Mark Bloom in the groin. Apparently, the referees missed the crotch-slap, but it’s hard to argue with the fact that Dempsey’s open-handed slap […] The post Clint Dempsey suspended...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clint Dempsey delivers low blow to opponent

Judging by this video clip, Clint Dempsey had no reservation about delivering a cheap shot below the belt against an unsuspecting opponent.The moment came during a recent game between the Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC where Dempsey gave Toronto's Mark Bloom a sneaky tap to the package. Ouch.Bloom obviously hits the pitch in extreme pain as any gentleman would in that situation...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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