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American Exports: Dempsey, Friedel help Tottenham clinch

Dempsey, Friedel help Spurs clinch in EL
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AMSTERDAM – Clint Dempsey and Brad Friedel are headed back to the knockout rounds of the Europa League after helping Tottenham Hotspur get past visiting Panathinaikos on Thursday.

The US national team star notched an excellent assist on the opener and forced an own-goal from the 'keeper on the winner as Spurs punched their ticket to the last 32 with a 3-1 win on the final matchday in Group J.

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Anyway, Dortmund finished atop the UEFA Champions League "Group of Death" thanks to their 1-0 win over Manchester City on Tuesday (side note: LOL!). That means one of the other group winners will have to face Real Madrid in the Round of 16, and also that City finished with the worst group record of any EPL side in Champions League history, with just three points.

American Exports: Kljestan's heroics not enough in UCL

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Sacha Kljestan with Anderlecht

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AMSTERDAM – Anderlecht midfielder Sacha Kljestan expertly teed up the late equalizer in a 2-2 Champions League draw at Oguchi Onyewu's Málaga on Tuesday, but it wasn't enough to keep the Belgian champs from crashing out of European competition.

The US playmaker unlocked the entire home defense with a diagonal entry feed for Dieumerci Mbokani to level matters a minute from time. The assist, Kljestan's fourth in the last eight games across all competitions, capped another strong performance for the in-form midfielder.

American Exports preview: Dempsey returns to Fulham

AE Preview: Dempsey returns to the Cottage
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Clint Dempsey

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AMSTERDAM – The European card brings another tasty buffet of matches involving Americans, including Clint Dempsey's first return to face former employers Fulham. All times listed in ET.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Clint Dempsey, Brad Friedel – Tottenham at Fulham (Saturday, 10 am on Fox Soccer 2Go)

Kick Off: Clubs cut ties as MLS offseason begins in earnest

MLS offseason off and running with high-profile players waived
So It Begins
THE KICK OFF
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Kick Off: Cuts begin in MLS

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It’s official: The worst-kept secret in MLS is out.

On Thursday morning, Chris Wondolowski was named the 2012 Volkswagen MLS Most Valuable Player, winning the award in a landslide vote.

American Exports: Dempsey helps Spurs past Liverpool

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AMSTERDAM – A host of Americans clocked in overseas on Wednesday, with Clint Dempsey working an industrious 63 minutes in Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 victory over EPL guests Liverpool.

With Brad Friedel serving as Spurs backup, the 2012 US Soccer Athlete of the Year won the free kick that Gareth Bale deposited as the eventual winner in the 16th minute. In all, the active Dempsey fired four shots and drew four fouls in a shortened shift to help Tottenham climb two places to fifth.

American Exports: Dempsey sets up winner vs. West Ham

Deuce sets up winner vs. West Ham
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AMSTERDAM – It was a hot and cold Sunday for Americans in Europe, highlighted by Clint Dempsey's stylish match-winning assist in a 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur triumph over derby guests West Ham United.

American Exports preview: Cherundolo vs. Bayern, Ribery

AE Preview: 'Dolo vs. Ribéry & Bayern
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Steve Cherundolo with Hannover

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AMSTERDAM – Another weekend means another full slate of action for Americans in Europe, with both Steve Cherundolo and Jermaine Jones set for top-of-the-table skirmishes in Germany. All times listed in ET.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Clint Dempsey, Brad Friedel – Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United (Sunday, 11 am on beIN Sport)

Kick Off: US starlet ready to fly nest for European move?

Chivas USA, USMNT forward Agudelo keen on European switch
Flying The Nest
THE KICK OFF
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Kick Off, Juan Agudelo

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With the leftovers beginning to resurface from yesterday's feast, there’s still plenty of soccer news to chew over on Black Friday.

Perhaps the juiciest story occurred overseas, as Chivas USA and US national team forward Juan Agudelo spoke openly about his future during his training stint with Scottish champions Celtic.

American Exports: Diskerud bests Boyd in Europa League

Diskerud's Rosenborg tops Boyd's Rapid Vienna in Europa League
Mix It Up
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Mix Diskerud, Rosenborg

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AMSTERDAM – Rapid Vienna forward Terrence Boyd bagged his third Europa League goal on Thursday, but it was Mikkel Diskerud's Rosenborg that walked away 3-2 winners.

After helping to set up the visitors' equalizer just after the break, Boyd was quickest to a rebound to put his side ahead in the 66th minute. Mere moments later, Diskerud had a fair penalty shout ignored after picking a pocket in midfield to race 40 yards to the area. The US midfielder was then shown yellow for dissent.

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