Clint Dempsey scored his 10th league goal of the season. You can see highlights of the goal here. He now has 16 goals across all competitions in 2011-12. Only Robin van Persie (25), Wayne Rooney (18) and Sergio Aguero (17) have scored more goals across all competitions among English Premier League players.
There was some chatter earlier this week about the US playing Scotland and Brazil in May in some friendlies with US Soccer looking for one more opponent before World Cup qualification begins. It is starting to look like that third opponent will be Canada.
Gale Agbossoumonde is set to finalize a loan deal to the NASL’s Carolina RailHawks according to Ives. Traffic Sports/Estoril still own his rights until his contract runs out in the summer of 2013.
Borussia Dortmund’s manager Jurgen Klopp told the team’s website that Terrence Boyd is one of two players from the reserve squad that is closer to first team action. It is not every day that the US has a forward getting first team minutes with the defending Bundesliga champions.