Archives: Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey Should Be Dropped: Really?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The chattering from the American peanut gallery is that Clint Dempsey should be permanently dropped. The theory is that Dempsey doesn’t give a proper effort and has held the US team back. So the fans who advocate the permanent benching … Continue reading

Dempsey’s Foul: The Wrong Call

Posted on by Eric Altshule

As much as I enjoy Kartik’s writing and analysis, let me add a counter-point on this.  The referee clearly blew this call, and there are no rules of the game or replay angels that would ever indicate otherwise. That being … Continue reading

Dempsey’s Foul: The Right Call

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I have now reviewed video of the foul called on Clint Dempsey that nullified a nice goal by Jozy Altidore the other day over a dozen times. While the official could have certainly just waved on the play (which I … Continue reading

Random Thoughts on USA 2, El Salvador 1

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The US did not play particularly well, but three points is three points. After the loss at Azteca, the most important thing the US needed to do was put a W up on the board, and they did that. There … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Has Returned To Form

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

This is the photo that I remember Clint Dempsey when he was just starting out his National Team career. I remember him scoring that goal against Ghana to level the match at one. The fire, the passion and the glory … Continue reading

The Deuce is Loose Again

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

American footballers have not exactly had a banner 2008 in Europe. But Clint Dempsey, once discarded by Fulham’s old school manager Roy Hodgson, has revitalized his fortunes most notably in yesterday’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Craven Cottage. Dempsey’s return … Continue reading

Should the Deuce be Cut Loose?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The lone American goal scorer from World Cup 2006 now has consistently played so poorly for the national team if the opponent is not Barbados, that his presence seems to actually help stagnate the side. Dempsey’s last good performance for … Continue reading

Should the Deuce be Cut Loose?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The lone American goal scorer from World Cup 2006 now has consistently played so poorly for the national team if the opponent is not Barbados, that his presence seems to actually help stagnate the side. Dempsey’s last good performance for … Continue reading

American Grit

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Keller/ from Getty Images McBride/from SI.com Pundits around Britain will no doubt be discussing Fulham’s great escape in the upcoming weeks. Seemingly dead, the London side strung together some improbable results, particularly away from Craven Cottage to escape relegation on … Continue reading