Young Americans headed to Europe can only dream of having the career that Clint Dempsey had in England. Read the whole story
Clint Dempsey's goals for the USA included strikes against Brazil, England, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Belgium -- and many more. Read the whole story
"After a lot of thought, my family and I have decided that this is the right time for me to step away from the game. I’d like to thank all of the teammates, coaches and support staff that
I’ve worked with throughout my career. It has always been my dream to make it as a pro. I’m grateful to have been on this ride. I would like to thank all of the fans who have supported me
throughout my career with the New England Revolution, Fulham, Tottenham, Seattle Sounders and the U.S. Men’s National Team. Y’all have always made me feel at home, and it is something that
I will always remember.”
-- Clint Dempsey, announcing that at the age of 35 he was retiring from the Seattle Sounders and U.S. national team effective immediately.
This 3-minute video encapsulates Clint Dempsey's USA career of 141 games and 57 goals with spectacular highlights and his recollections of a fantastic career. Read the whole story
Pot 1 Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Man. City, Juventus, Paris SG, Lok. Moscow.
Pot 2 Bor. Dortmund, Porto, Man. United, Shakhtar Donetsk, Benfica, Napoli, Tottenham, Roma.
Pot 3 Liverpool, Schalke 04, Lyon, Monaco, Ajax, CSKA Moskou, PSV, Valencia.
Pot 4 Viktoria Plzen, Club Brugge, Galatasary, Young Boys, Inter Milan, Hoffenheim, Crvena Zvezda, AEK Athens.
Draw will take place on Thursday at 11:30 am ET (live on UDN and B/R Live).
Tuesday, August 28
Dinamo Zagreb 1 Young Boys 2. (Aggregate: 2-3)
(Hajrovic 7; Hoarau pen. 64, G. Hoarau 66. Att.: 24,000.)
AEK Athens 1 Vida 1. (Aggregate: 3-2)
(Mandalos pen. 47; Nego 57. Attendance: 29,774.)
Dynamo Kyiv 0 Ajax 0. (Aggregate: 1-3)
Wednesday, August 29
Red Bull Salzburg 2 Crvena Zvezda 2. (Aggregate: 2-2; Crvena Zvezda wins on away goals)
(Dabour 45, Dabour pen. 48; Mohamed Ben 65, 66. Att.: 26,500.)
PSV 3 BATE Borisov 0. (Aggregate: 6-2)
(Bergwijn 14, de Jong 36, Lozano 62.)
PAOK 1 Benfica 4. (Aggregate: 2-5.)
(Prijovic 13; Jardel 20, Salvio pen. 26, pen. 49, Pizzi 39. Att.: 26,725.)