In moving to Seattle, Clint Dempsey continues to blaze his own trail

Saturday August 3rd, 2013
Despite solid play for Tottenham, Clint Dempsey may have felt he was being forced out of the side.
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Dempsey wasn't going to get that level of responsibility at Spurs, and he's already aced it elsewhere. It was time for a new challenge, maybe with a loan back to the Prem this winter to make a final statement and stay primed for Brazil. So, Dempsey didn't show us a new, softer side by taking big money to come home. He showed us exactly what's gotten him to this point.

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