Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
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 makes more Fulham memories
by Paul Kennedy, December 19th, 2011 3:31AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, england

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Fulham has won four English Premier League games this season, and each time Clint Dempsey has scored. The Deuce added to his American career record with his 38th EPL goal for Fulham in its 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers on Saturday. He also contributed an assist on the second goal scored by Costa Rican Bryan Ruiz.

Dempsey scored on a powerful header off a cross from Ruiz for his sixth EPL goal of the season and then two minutes later sprung the Tico, who lobbed Bolton keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen.

The win left Fulham tied for 11th in the EPL after 16 games. With the Cottagers eliminated from the Europa League on Thursday when they couldn't beat Danish club Odense, their attention is now firmly on the EPL.

"It is what it is,” Dempsey told talkSport. “We’re out of the Europa League which we’re frustrated about but we want to do as well as we can do in the league and finish in the top half. And we’ve got the FA Cup, and hopefully we can go on a nice run in that so those are the things we’ve got left to play for and we’re going to do our best to have a good season."

Dempsey says he's happy at Fulham, which he joined five years ago.

“I’m happy here,” he added, “I’ve had some of my best times here. I still have this season and another left [on my current contract] and I am looking forward to making the most of my time where I am at. Like I’ve said before, some of my best memories in football have been at Fulham.



1 comment
  1. David Crowther
    commented on: December 19, 2011 at 12:19 p.m.
    It was nice to see Dempsey and Ruiz combine on both goals. I think much of Fulham's future this season depends on the two of them continuing to click. They bring the talent to an otherwise lackluster attack.


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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Twenty for Canada 2015: Canada's Christine Sinclair    
No less a player than U.S. women's national team keeper Hope Solo says Christine Sinclair is ...
MLS: This week ...    
The Seattle Sounders moved into first place in the Western Conference and overall MLS standings with ...
What They're Saying: Ghostwriter David Lagercrantz    
"You can imagine the moment when I, the fake Zlatan Ibrahimovic, had to send the manuscript ...
Open Cup: USL teams sweep all seven matches against NASL teams    
In a third-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup shocker, USL teams won all seven matches against ...
USL Roundup: Aztex await word on stadium    
A week full of Open Cup matches is just part of what's happening in the USL. ...
Video Pick: Chinese keeper's water break proves very costly    
Everything was going just fine for Chongqing Lifen, a club battling to avoid the relegation zone ...
NASL suspends its board chairman     
Aaron Davidson, one of the marketing executives charged in the U.S. Department of Justice's probe into ...
Morris scores again, but U.S. U-23s fall to France    
The U.S. U-23 national team gave up three early goals in a 3-1 loss to host ...
What They're Saying: FIFA spokesperson Walter De Gregorio    
"This for FIFA is good. It is not good in terms of image or reputation, but ...
Twenty for Canada 2015: New Zealand's Ali Riley    
Ali Riley is about as American as you can get. Born in Los Angeles. Product of ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives