Clint Dempsey Will Help Lead Seattle Sounders to Major League Soccer Playoffs

The Seattle Sounders will need to play very well in the coming weeks in order to make the postseason, and the addition of Clint Dempsey will certainly help the team's chances of finishing in at least fifth place in the Western Conference. Tottenham Hotspur announced Friday that it had reached an agreement to transfer Dempsey to Major League Soccer, per the official Twitter account for the club. Doug McIntyre of ESPNFC reports that the Texas native will be playing for the Sounders. The official Twitter account for Major League Soccer welcomed the star back: Dempsey played in MLS from 2004 through 2006 for the New England Revolution and was very successful. He scored 25 goals in 71 appearances with New England. He then went to play in England, spending the last five years between Fulham and Tottenham. In the Premier League, Dempsey scored 57 goals in 212 appearances. The American is most known in the United States for his play with the U.S. Men's National Team. He is second in goals in the team's history with 35 in 99 matches, according to He's been an impact player no matter which club he's on the pitch for, and that's likely one of the things Seattle ...
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