Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Dempsey scores golazo in comeback bid
by Paul Kennedy, January 6th, 2010 7AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, men's national team

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey should come off the bench every game for Fulham. The American came on in the second half of the makeup EPL game at Stoke City on a snowy Tuesday night with the Cottagers trailing 3-0 and scored on a dipping volley from 40 yards in the 85th minute to cut the margin of defeat to 3-2.

Dempsey's Golazo:


It had been an all-around bad evening for Fulham, which gave up three goals in the first 37 minutes and lost in-form Bobbie Zamora with a fractured dislocated shoulder.

Dempsey came on for Zamora after the break, assisted on Damien Duff's goal and twice came close to scoring for Fulham before he struck with a wicked shot from distance.

He again threatened in stoppage time but was denied by Stoke keeper Steve Simonsen.

"It is a bad day when you lose and it is a bad day when you lose Bobby Zamora ...," said Fulham manager Roy Hodgson. "It is a very expensive game for us."

Zamora and Dempsey are tied for the team lead with six goals.

Jan. 5 in Stoke
Stoke City 3 Fulham 2. Goals: Tuncay 12, Diagne-Faye 34, Sidibe 37; Duff 61, Dempsey 85.
Stoke City  --  Simonsen, Higginbotham, Huth, Shawcross, Diagne-Faye, Lawrence (Diao, 90), Whitehead, Delap (Whelan, 66), Etherington, Sidibe, Tuncay (Fuller, 42).
Fulham -- Schwarzer, Kelly, Konchesky, Hangeland (Smalling, 46), Baird, Hughes, Gera, Murphy, Duff, Johnson, (Nevland, 83), Zamora (Dempsey, 54).
Referee: Mark Clattenburg.
Att.: 25,104.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Jones and Vanney are pivotal figures for midweek matches    
[MLS PREVIEW: Week 26] Two vital Eastern Conference games and a seemingly cushy road date for ...
Czech Republic-USA Gameday Guide    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY] The USA kicks off a new era when it faces the Czech Republic Wednesday ...
Four international friendlies to watch    
[DATEBOOK] FIFA has scrapped the August friendly, but international action returns early in September with games ...
Top scorer Gallardo joins residency program    
[USA UNDER-17 MEN] There are plenty of changes in the U.S. under-17 residency program as nine ...
Trio joins team at Buenos Aires training camp    
[USA UNDER-20 MEN] U.S. under-20 men's national team head coach Tab Ramos brought in Columbus Crew ...
Scorpions unveil plans for Toyota Field expansion    
[MLS EXPANSION] The NASL's San Antonio Scorpions released plans for doubling the capacity of Toyota Field, ...
Keane nutmegs and scores with sweet chip    
[VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Robbie Keane nutmegged a defender then chipped the goalkeeper ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, whoever plays in MLS, the foreign guys, they all go. But ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"That he's made some statements that he's not content, sees it differently, that's legitimate and that's ...
Regional championship kicks off in Washington    
[COPA CENTROAMERICANA] Such is the drawing power of Central American teams that Uncaf, the governing body ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives