Clint Dempsey

Fulham's USA player Clint Dempsey (L) congratulates Fulham's English striker Bobby Zamora (R) after he scores the second goal during the English Premier League football match on December 19, 2009
On this day: Manchester United slip to Fulham defeat
On this day in 2009, Manchester United's title ambitions suffered a blow after they fell to a surprise 3-0 defeat to Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Dec 19, 09:45
Juninho on February 27, 2012
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy win the Western Conference on away goals over Seattle Sounders
The Los Angeles Galaxy secure their place in the MLS Cup final by winning the Western Conference on away goals over the Seattle Sounders.
Dec 1, 04:37
Obafemi Martins #9 of Seattle Sounders FC and A.J. DeLaGarza #20 of Los Angeles Galaxy fight for the ball in the second half at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy beat Seattle Sounders to draw first blood
Los Angeles Galaxy draw first blood in their two-legged Western Conference final by beating Seattle Sounders 1-0 at the Stubhub Center.
Nov 24, 00:02
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Goalless draw sees Seattle Sounders advance to Western Conference final on away goals
The Seattle Sounders book their place in the Western Conference final as a goalless draw against Dallas sees them progress on the away goals rule.
Nov 11, 06:14
Osvaldo Alonso on February 21, 2012
Result: Dallas, Seattle Sounders play out draw in first leg of MLS playoff clash
Dallas and the Seattle Sounders play out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semi-final clash as Osvaldo Alonso's strike cancels out Michel's penalty.
Nov 3, 04:33
Marco Pappa #10 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Result: Marco Pappa brace fires Seattle Sounders to victory over Los Angeles Galaxy
The Seattle Sounders win the MLS Supporter Shield by beating the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 thanks to a late brace from Marco Pappa.
Oct 25, 22:07
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders rally to earn draw against Los Angeles Galaxy
Goals from Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle earn the Seattle Sounders a comeback draw in their MLS clash against the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Oct 20, 04:04
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 4, 2014
Jordan Henderson: 'Liverpool vice captaincy won't change me'
Jordan Henderson insists that he "won't change" now that he is Liverpool vice captain.
Oct 14, 08:57
USA manager Jurgen Klinsmann during the International Friendly match between Scotland and USA at Hampden Park on November 15, 2013
Jurgen Klinsmann concerned USA players cannot maintain levels in MLS
USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann expresses concern that his players will not maintain the same level of competitiveness in the MLS as in European leagues.
Oct 14, 06:42
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Obafemi Martins scores twice as Seattle Sounders thrash Colorado Rapids
Seattle Sounders continue their bid to take the Western Conference top spot with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids.
Oct 5, 21:59
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders fight back to secure victory over Chivas USA
Seattle Sounders survive two early scares against Chivas USA to see off their bottom-placed opponents and strengthen their own lead at the top of the Western Conference.
Sep 27, 23:02
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Result: David Texeira scores twice as Dallas beat Seattle Sounders
David Texeira scores twice as Dallas beat Seattle Sounders 3-1 to prevent their rivals from extending the lead at the top of the Western Conference.
Sep 25, 04:01
Red Bulls Bradley Wright-Phillips controls the ball against Arsenal during the friendly match between Arsenal and the New York Red Bulls July 26, 2014
Result: Bradley Wright-Phillips hat-trick guides New York Red Bulls to win
Bradley Wright-Phillips nets a hat-trick to fire the New York Red Bulls to a comfortable 4-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders in their MLS clash.
Sep 21, 02:53
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Video: Clint Dempsey shows off rap skills during 'FIFA 15' launch party
Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey shows off his rap skills with musician Deuce during a FIFA 15 launch party.
Sep 19, 13:57
Andy Rose on February 21, 2012
Result: Late Andy Rose strike guides Seattle Sounders to victory
Andy Rose strikes in stoppage time to guide the Seattle Sounders to a 3-2 victory in their MLS clash over 10-man Real Salt Lake.
Sep 13, 06:07
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on February 23, 2014
Jordan Henderson reflects on how he came close to Liverpool rejection
Jordan Henderson suggests that he holds no grudges against Liverpool following their attempt to sell him back in 2012.
Sep 2, 06:58
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Clint Dempsey strike secures victory for Seattle Sounders
Clint Dempsey's second-half volley proves the difference as Seattle Sounders defeat Colorado Rapids 1-0 at CenturyLink Field.
Aug 30, 23:07
DeAndre Yedlin #17 of the Seattle Sounders FC follows the play against the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field on April 26, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders move three points clear at the top of the Western Conference
The Seattle Sounders move three points clear at the top of the MLS Western Conference with a 4-2 away win over the Portland Timbers.
Aug 25, 00:06
Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring for the USA in the first minute of their encounter with Ghana on June 16, 2014.
Video: Clint Dempsey swaps football shirt for kid's popcorn
Clint Dempsey swaps his football shirt for some child's popcorn after playing 89 minutes in Seattle Sounders' 2-0 victory over Houston Dynamo.
Aug 12, 10:00
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard celebrates scoring a penalty against Liverpool in the Champions League on April 30, 2008.
Major League Soccer players on loan
Following the news of Frank Lampard's loan move to Manchester City, Sports Mole looks at other MLS players that have had loan spells in Europe.
Aug 3, 10:57
Portuguese's forward Yannick Djalo, who joined Toulouse football club from Benfica Lisbon on a season-long loan attends a press conference, at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse, southwestern France, on September 1, 2012
Result: Yannick Djalo strike enough for San Jose Earthquakes win
Yannick Djalo scores the only goal of the game to hand the San Jose Earthquakes victory over MLS Western Conference leaders Seattle Sounders.
Aug 3, 06:09
Gyasi Zardes #29 of Los Angeles Galaxy looks on during the International Champions Cup Third Place Match against AC Milan at Sun Life Stadium on August 7, 2013
Result: LA Galaxy run out 3-0 winners against Seattle Sounders
Los Angeles Galaxy record a comfortable 3-0 win against Seattle Sounders.
Jul 29, 05:18
General View of the Main entry to Providence Park before the game between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC at Providence Park on April 5, 2014
Make-A-Wish teenager plays for Seattle Sounders
Xander Bailey, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, makes a cameo appearance for the Seattle Sounders courtesy of the Make-A-Wish foundation.
Jul 22, 17:30
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the match against West Brom on August 17, 2013
Live Commentary: Seattle Sounders 3-3 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the pre-season friendly clash between the Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur from CenturyLink Field.
Jul 19, 20:28
Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring for the USA in the first minute of their encounter with Ghana on June 16, 2014.
USA's World Cup football team awarded at ESPYS bash in Los Angeles
USA's World Cup team win the Best Moment award at the ESPYS in Los Angeles, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Kevin Durant are also honoured.
Jul 17, 13:37
Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring for the USA in the first minute of their encounter with Ghana on June 16, 2014.
Result: Seattle Sounders edge out Portland Timbers
Goals from Clint Dempsey and Marco Pappa guide the Seattle Sounders to a 2-0 victory over the Portland Timbers in their MLS clash at CenturyLink Field.
Jul 14, 05:53
Belgium's midfielder Marouane Fellaini (L) challenges US forward Clint Dempsey for the ball during the Round of 16 football match on July 1, 2014
Clint Dempsey gets standing ovation on 'Late Show with David Letterman'
USA captain Clint Dempsey receives a standing ovation from audience members during the Late Show with David Letterman in New York.
Jul 10, 15:32
Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring for the USA in the first minute of their encounter with Ghana on June 16, 2014.
Clint Dempsey to appear on the 'Late Show with David Letterman'
USA star Clint Dempsey will reportedly appear on the Late Show with David Letterman following his nation's World Cup campaign in Brazil.
Jul 8, 10:36
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in observance of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 on September 11, 2013
Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey receive phone call from US president Barack Obama
USA stars Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey receive a phone call from Barack Obama praising the team following their World Cup exit.
Jul 3, 12:40
Belgium's midfielder Kevin De Bruyne scores during the first half of extra-time in the Round of 16 football match against USA on July 1, 2014
Player Ratings: Belgium 2-1 USA
Sports Mole assesses who impressed during Belgium's 2-1 victory over USA at the World Cup finals.
Jul 2, 01:16
Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium celebrates after scoring his team's first goal in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup against USA on July 1, 2014
Result: Belgium edge past the USA in extra time
Belgium book their spot in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after scoring twice in extra time to knock out the USA in Salvador.
Jul 1, 23:33
Russia's defender Vasily Berezutsky (R) heads wht ball past Belgium's midfielder Marouane Fellaini during the Group H football match on June 22, 2014
Half-Time Report: USA, Belgium cancel each other out
USA and Belgium cancel each other out and serve up a goalless half-time draw in their World Cup last-16 encounter in Salvador.
Jul 1, 21:48
Belgium's footballers pose for pictures before the Group H football match between Belgium and Russia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 22, 2014
Team News: Vincent Kompany, Eden Hazard return for Belgium
Eden Hazard and Vincent Kompany are two of six changes made by Belgium for the World Cup last-16 clash with USA.
Jul 1, 20:11
Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring for the USA in the first minute of their encounter with Ghana on June 16, 2014.
Clint Dempsey: 'USA show lots of heart'
Clint Dempsey pays tribute to the heart shown by the USA at the World Cup so far.
Jun 27, 00:53
Thomas Mueller of Germany shoots and scores his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014
Player Ratings: USA 0-1 Germany
Sports Mole rates the players from Germany's 1-0 win over USA on Thursday night.
Jun 26, 20:32
Thomas Mueller of Germany shoots and scores his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014
Result: Germany and USA through to last 16
Both Germany and the USA gain qualification into the last 16, despite Joachim Loew's men beating the Americans 1-0 at the Arena Pernambuco.
Jun 26, 18:56
Germany pose for a team photo prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014
Team News: Lukas Podolski starts for Germany against USA
Both Lukas Podolski and Bastian Schweinsteiger feature for Germany as they take on the USA in their final Group G game at the World Cup.
Jun 26, 16:29
Members of the Germany's national team pose prior to a Group G football match between Germany and Ghana at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014
Preview: USA vs. Germany
Sports Mole looks ahead to the World Cup encounter between joint Group G leaders Germany and the USA.
Jun 24, 17:11
Matt Besler of the United States answers questions from the media during a press conference prior to their training session at Sao Paulo FC on June 10, 2014
Matt Besler: 'We're still in control'
USA defender Matt Besler admits that his side are still in a good position despite seeing their qualification hopes dented by their draw with Portugal.
Jun 23, 04:44
Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his team's second goal past Beto of Portugal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between the United States and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014
Player Ratings: USA 2-2 Portugal
Sports Mole takes a look at who caught the eye during USA's dramatic 2-2 draw with Portugal in Group G of the World Cup this evening.
Jun 23, 02:16
Tables

Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls29146950361448
2New England RevolutionNew England31138104439547
3Columbus Crew31138105050047
4DC United 31136123739-245
5Toronto30134134849-143
6Montreal ImpactMontreal29126114239342
7Orlando City31108134153-1238
8New York City FCNY City31107144651-537
9Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia3197153645-934
10Chicago Fire3176183847-927

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver30153124133848
2Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy30138949361347
3Dallas2814594134747
4Seattle SoundersSeattle31144133832646
5Sporting Kansas CityKansas3012994440445
6Portland TimbersPortland30128103135-444
7Houston DynamoHouston31118124041-141
8San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes30117123736140
9Real Salt LakeSalt Lake29108113541-638
10Colorado RapidsColorado30810122936-734