Texans Abroad: November 2

Dempsey scores another game-winner for Tottenham

Texans Abroad: 11/1

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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 careers with their clubs and the U.S. 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's Tottenham Hotspur finished out October with a Europa League draw, an EPL win over Southampton and a Capital One Cup loss to Norwich City. Dempsey played 16 minutes off the bench in the side's 1-1 Europa League tie with Maribor last week. Over the weekend Deuce put in 90 minutes and scored the winner in the Spurs' 2-1 victory over Southampton. And on Wednesday night the Texan played the full 90 again in a 2-1 loss to Norwich City that eliminated Tottenham from the Capital One Cup. Dempsey had a chance to tie the game with a late penalty kick, but his shot was saved by the goalkeeper. Tottenham Hotspur is fourth in the Premier League table with a record of 5-2-2 and will host Wigan this Saturday.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
6 5 2 1 21 15

 

Conor Doyle – McKinney, Texas
Club: Derby County (England – Championship)
Position: Forward
Born: October 13, 1991
Number: 14
Height: 6’2’’
Weight: 189
Age: 21
Recent News:  Derby County got its first win of October last Tuesday by beating Ipswich 2-1 on the road. Unfortunately, the Rams followed that up with a shutout loss at Peterborough, 3-0. Doyle didn't feature on either of the last two game day rosters. Derby County inched up a spot to 13th in the nPower Championship table and face Blackpool at home this Saturday.

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

 

Greg Garza – Grapevine, Texas
Club: Club Tijuana (Mexico – Liga MX)
Position: Defender
Born: August 16, 1991
Number: 24
Height: 5’8’’
Weight: 155
Age: 21
Recent News:  Club Tijuana's unbeaten streak reached 13 matches after a 1-1 draw with Morelia last Friday. Garza saw 45 minutes of action in that match as a substitute for Diego Olsina. Tijuana has now climbed to first place in the Liga MX table with a record of 8-1-6. The side's next fixture will be at home against San Luis on Friday night.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
5 4 1 0 -- --

 

Jose Francisco Torres – Longview, Texas
Club: Pachuca (Mexico – Liga MX)
Position: Midfielder
Born: October 19, 1987
Number: 18
Height: 5’7’’
Weight: 135
Age: 25
Recent News:  Jose Francisco Torres helped Pachuca to its first win in nearly a month Saturday when he set up Raul Meraz's game-winning goal against Tigres UANL. Torres played the full 90 in the win, which boosted Pachuca up a spot to 13th in the Liga MX standings. Pachuca is back in action Saturday with a visit to Club America.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
12 11 1 1 -- --

 

Marco Vidal – Dallas, Texas
Club: Lobos BUAP (Mexico – Ascenso MX)
Position: Midfielder
Born: February 21, 1986
Number: 12
Height: 5’7’’
Weight: 150
Age: 26
Recent News: Lobos BUAP played Merida to a scoreless draw last Saturday, bumping the club down to third place in the Ascenso MX table. Vidal got the start and played 71 minutes in the stalemate before coming off for Raul Martinez in the second half. Lobos BUAP's next match will be against Toros Neza on Friday.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
12 11 0 0 -- --

 

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: Leicester City stretched its unbeaten run to seven games last Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Brighton before losing to Crystal Palace 2-1 at home over the weekend. Whitbread played the full 90 in both those matches. The loss bumped Leicester to second place in the nPower Championship table as the side prepares to start November with a road match at Watford.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
4 3 0 0 0 0