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We talk about Landon Donovan coming out of retirement, the upcoming Liverpool and Chelsea clash, and Russ goes to see Adele in concert.
Ben, Russ and Alex start the show by discussing the breaking news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is headed to Manchester United. They also continue to cover the EURO's and Iceland's improbable run through the tourney. And of course, inevitably, they address Lionel Messi's announcement that he is retiring from Argentina.
is a great observation by Klinsi. Yes the Americans had World Cup veterans in Steve Cherundolo, Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey , and Landon Donovan, but that's only four of the starting 11 and only Donovan of that group played on the team
Germany, Argentina, Spain, the Netherlands), and with the three best U.S. players (Landon Donovan, Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey ) in the primes of their careers – the one chink in the armor, central defending, which had been exposed throughout the tournament was
red, white, and blue. To have two potential game-winning goals (Slovenia with Maurice Edu, and Algeria with Clint Dempsey ) called back on atrocious calls was disheartening at the time, but it made Landon Donovan’s strike that much more dramatic and enjoyable. They deserved to win Group C as the better team in two of three
moment No. 4. 4. Here we go again. Getting the ball back, Gomez slapped the ball to the far post for the waiting Clint Dempsey , who easily tapped the ball in. However, the side official waived Dempsey for offsides when clearly on replay (via
40th minute – a Bill Buckner-esque moment – when he fumbled the soft left-footed shot by U.S. midfielder Clint Dempsey into his net allowed the under-dog Yanks to tie the score after Steven Gerrard had given England a flying start by scoring in the fourth minute
s midfield with five steals in his 52 minutes of play. The Colorado Rapids midfielder then fired a cross right to Clint Dempsey , who positioned himself at the penalty spot to head the ball into the the top right corner of the net. Wood would
Tigers of stealing signs, leading to the benches emptying. U.S. soccer captain Clint Dempsey takes to the streets of New York and asks people about Clint Dempsey . TRIVIA ANSWER: Carl Yastrzemski SOOTHING SOUNDS: Will Smith was born on this
with a beautiful flick to cut the lead to 2-1. The Americans mounted another challenge a couple minutes later, as Clint Dempsey found Jermaine Jones in the box. Jones got his foot on the ball, but wound up knocking it just wide of the right
And I’m sure if we play to the best of our ability, we’ll get a positive result.” – U.S. captain Clint Dempsey , on Tuesday’s World Cup match vs. Belgium STAT OF THE DAY: 4 – Runs allowed by Cubs pitcher Jake Arrietta in 39 1
the crossbar. The U.S. didn’t generate much offense after that but did challenge in stoppage time with the game clock winding down. Alejandro Bedoya had a great chance blocked, and then Clint Dempsey sent a header a little high.