"To be honest, in secret I've been saying it for years: I'd like to see them pay some money and bring Clint Dempsey back. They're bringing in some of these other international stars, why not bring the best home? And they did. They weren't listening to me, but they did it, which is great."
-- U.S. national team and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard on Clint Dempsey leaving Tottenham Hotspur for MLS. As far as himself perhaps making a return to MLS, Howard said, "I don't know. I've got three years left on my contract, so heaven only knows." (MLSSoccer.com)