Texans Abroad: September 21, 2012

Dempsey makes Tottenham debut against Reading

Texans Abroad: 9/21

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Texans Abroad is our recurring series that aims to track some of the best Texas born footballers as they progress through their career with their clubs and the US Men’s National Team.

Clint Dempsey – Nacogdoches, Texas
Club: Tottenham Hotspur (England – Premiership)
Position: Forward/Midfield
Born: March 9, 1983
Number: 2
Height: 6’1’’
Weight: 170
Age: 29
Recent News:  Clint Dempsey made his Tottenham Hotspur debut in the club's first win of the season. Dempsey played 13 minutes off the bench in the Spurs' 3-1 road win over Reading. The win boosted Tottenham to 10th in the Premier League table with a record of 1-2-1. Deuce also got a start in the club's Europa League match against Lazio on Thursday, logging 75 minutes and three shots on goal in the game. Dempsey's next chance for action will be this Sunday at home against Queens Park Rangers.
 

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Conor Doyle – McKinney, Texas
Club: Derby County (England – Championship)
Position: Forward
Born: October 13, 1991
Number: 14
Height: 6’2’’
Weight: 189
Age: 20
Recent News:  Conor Doyle got his first start of the season in Derby County's 1-0 road loss to Huddersfield last Saturday. Doyle played 64 minutes in the loss. He was an unused sub in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Charlton. The win moved Derby County up to 12th in the nPower Championship table with a home match against Burnley on tap this weekend.

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
2 1 0 0 0 0

 

Greg Garza – Grapevine, Texas
Club: Club Tijuana (Mexico – Primera Division)
Position: Defender
Born: August 16, 1991
Number: 24
Height: 5’8’’
Weight: 155
Age: 21
Recent News:  Greg Garza didn't see any time in Club Tijuana's last match, a 2-1 win over Atlante last weekend. After winning four straight matches, Tijuana is now in first place in the Primera Division table with a record of 6-1-1. The club will host Atlas this Friday.
 

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Jose Francisco Torres – Longview, Texas
Club: Pachuca (Mexico – Primera Division)
Position: Midfielder
Born: October 19, 1987
Number: 18
Height: 5’7’’
Weight: 135
Age: 24
Recent News:  Jose Francisco Torres scored the game-winning goal in his return to club play from USMNT duty as Pachuca topped Morelia 3-2. Torres scored his first goal of the season in the 57th minute before being subbed off in the 71st. The win helped Pachuca climb one spot in the Primera Division table to 12th place. Los Tuzos face San Luis on the road this weekend as they look to improve their 2-4-2 record.
 

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Marco Vidal – Dallas, Texas
Club: Lobos BUAP (Mexico – Liga De Ascenso)
Position: Midfielder
Born: February 21, 1986
Number: 12
Height: 5’7’’
Weight: 150
Age: 26
Recent News: Marco Vidal played 82 minutes in Lobos BUAP's 3-1 loss to Estudiante Tecos last Friday. Lobos is third in the Liga De Ascenso table with a record of 4-1-3 and play Altamira this Friday.
 

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Zak Whitbread – Houston, Texas
Club: Leicester City (England – Championship)
Position: Defender
Born: January 10, 1984
Number: 37
Height: 6’2’’
Weight: 165
Age: 28
Recent News: Zak Whitbread still hasn't made a league appearance for Leicester City, as the side fell to Wolverhampton 2-1 last weekend before picking up a 2-1 win over Burnley on Wednesday. Leicester is 10th in the nPower Championship table with a record of 3-0-3 and face Hull City this weekend.
 

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