Clint Dempsey

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US Faces Decisive Match Against Algeria

It's probably a win-or-go-home scenario

(Newser) - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation. When the Americans play Algeria at the World Cup today (10am Eastern), they'll either live up to all the hype and earn a spot among the final 16 teams—or lose a watershed opportunity. "It's important for us because... More »

Goalie Gaffe Helps US Tie England, 1-1

Easy shot somehow goes in

(Newser) - Oops. The United States played to a 1-1 draw with England today after a stunning mistake by English goalie Robert Green, reports AP . With his team trailing 1-0, USA's Clint Dempsey put an apparently harmless 25-foot shot on net that Green bumbled and fumbled and let slip in late in... More »

US Soccer Team Keeps up with the Big Boys

American players show flashes of brilliance in 4-2 loss against Brazil

(Newser) - Despite a lopsided 4-2 score, the American men's soccer team played Brazil hard in an exhibition match at Chicago's Soldier Field. Carlos Bocanegra struck first in the 23rd minute, and Clint Dempsey's opposite-post goal tied the score 2-2 in the 73rd. Brazilian phenom Ronaldinho gave Brazil the go-ahead score two... More »

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