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Dempsey Scores Historic Goal!

I apologise if I`ve been caught in the furore relating to a possible Jimmy Bullard debut for England this Wednesday, it would appear that I`ve neglected to cover our other players away on national duty.

So I thought I`d start tonight with a couple, more to follow tomoorow.

Over on the other side of the Atlantic, in Cuba (a nation suffering in the aftermath of hurricane Ike) our top scorer from last season, Clint Dempsey scored to give the USA a valuable 1-0 win.

After several 'Cold War` moments, the fixture was the first time the USA had played in Cuba for over half a century.

Speaking about his goal, Dempsey had this to say to the waiting reporters,

"I just tried to get a good first touch to open myself up to the goal and just hit it hard and low near post, and that`s a difficult one for the 'keeper to save."

Many people would consider Dempsey a little unlucky not to have started more for Fulham this season.

Perhaps this goal will kick-start his season, although to be fair, I should acknowledge we`ve only played the three times in all competitions, has the season really been going for almost a month?

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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 8 2008

Time: 7:21PM

Your Comments

I bet Castro's helath went down another notch or did he die recently?
Al Billy
I'm not sure, I know he was very unwell and his brother had stepped in to run things but I can't remember the old boy popping his clogs!
good on you clint , but i think you are only going to be abit player for us this season
dan the man
shame really cos he's got an eye for goal!
Al Billy
most likely a squad player for us this season Clint unless u can do something extra for us to c like that wonderful goal against Liverpool which saved us the season of 06-07

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