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Dempsey succeeds in Europe

Clint Dempsey

Last month, former Furman soccer player Clint Dempsey broke the record for goals by an American in the Premier League, when he scored his 37th in a 1-0 win against Liverpool.  Any American headed to Europe to play soccer these days will inevitably be measured against the 28-year-old Dempsey, who has been playing in England for Fulham since the start of 2007.

An article in The New York Times noted that Dempsey plays “with a swagger well suited to the Premier League, and with no shortage of toughness.”

Read “Dempsey Raises the Bar for U.S. Stars in Europe”

Last updated January 4, 2012
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