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Posted at 1:31 PM ET, 02/ 5/2011

Video: American Clint Dempsey scores equalizer for Fulham in 2-2 draw at Aston Villa

By Steve Goff

American midfielder Clint Dempsey beats compatriot Brad Friedel to corner kick for 78th-minute equalizer during Fulham's 2-2 draw at Aston Villa:

By Steve Goff  | February 5, 2011; 1:31 PM ET
Categories:  Americans Abroad, England, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Clint Dempsey, Fulham  
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Friedel looked lost on that one.

Posted by: delantero | February 5, 2011 1:50 PM | Report abuse

Newcastle/Arsenal one for the ages . . .

Posted by: OWNTF | February 5, 2011 1:51 PM | Report abuse

Indeed. Wenger probably aged 10 years.

Posted by: fischy | February 5, 2011 1:58 PM | Report abuse

Wolves/ManU is now in the (history) books.

Posted by: universityandpark | February 5, 2011 2:25 PM | Report abuse

41 days until United's first 2011 league match!

Posted by: Curious99 | February 5, 2011 4:07 PM | Report abuse

Telemundo's 6pm game is Monterrey-Pachuca and both Jose "Gringo" Torres and Herculez "Hercules" Gomez started for Pachuca as they visit the defending champs.

Still scoreless after about 20 minutes...

Posted by: Joel_M_Lane | February 5, 2011 6:21 PM | Report abuse

Amazing to think that without John Pantsil's three own goals this season Fulham would be sitting 7th in the Premier League, 1 point behind Sunderland.

Posted by: Southeasterner | February 5, 2011 6:55 PM | Report abuse

Watched it a dozen times -- fantastic that he ran in and put his head on it when several men were closer.

Posted by: tailwagger | February 5, 2011 7:31 PM | Report abuse

Moves Clint up the Top Scorers Ranking with 10 to 4th or 5th position. Better than Torres, tied with Dragba and van Persie.

When's his contract with Fulham up? Sir Alex would love someone like Clint Dempsey.

Posted by: NxtCent1 | February 6, 2011 9:40 AM | Report abuse


End of 2012-2013 season. We'll see if he can keep the scoring up with Zamora back in the lineup next week.

He only needs 6 to tie McBride for all time leading American scorer in the premier league.

Posted by: Southeasterner | February 6, 2011 9:53 AM | Report abuse

Missed the match, did Bradley make it into the game?

Posted by: DadRyan | February 6, 2011 10:13 AM | Report abuse

No. Wasn't in the 18. Spent a day or two doing publicity stuff, then just one day in training, according to Jeff Bradley of ESPN and the Bradley family.

Posted by: JacobfromAtlanta-ish | February 6, 2011 10:31 AM | Report abuse

Thanks Jacob, not sweating missing the match, although it sounds like there were a lot of thrillers yesterday.
Hopefully today's Stupor Bowl lives up to the hype. Bringing ear plugs for the half time show...

Posted by: DadRyan | February 6, 2011 11:18 AM | Report abuse

Dempsey is under contract at fulham for 2 more seasons after this one. His name gets bounced around every transfer window but not much comes of it.

He will have plenty more chances, Zamora is far from match fit. Hoping he gets the single season record for an american in a few weeks against Blackburn - cause I'll be there!!!

Posted by: FulhamDC | February 6, 2011 1:24 PM | Report abuse

Dempsey's 9 league goals are only surpassed by Berbatov's 19, Tevez' 18, Carroll's 11, and Bent's, Drogba's, Nolan's, and Van der Vaart's 10. Household names the world over.

Posted by: wdw72557 | February 6, 2011 3:55 PM | Report abuse

Dempsey just keeps proving why he needs more attention, home and abroad, as the long promised, possible American finisher.

Posted by: lovinliberty | February 7, 2011 3:35 PM | Report abuse

Friedel not getting off his line and dominating his box? Some things never change.

Posted by: Alsatian1 | February 8, 2011 4:11 PM | Report abuse

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