Texans Abroad: March 8, 2013

Shea subbed on for Stoke in match vs West Ham

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:  Tottenham Hotspur defeated Arsenal 2-1 on Sunday. In UEFA Europa play, Spurs defeated Inter Milan 3-0.  Dempsey went unused in both matches.  Tottenham is third in the Premier League table with a record of 16-6-6 (54 points). Tottenham will play Liverpool on Sunday.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
25 20 8 6 73 44

 

 

Brek Shea – Bryan, Texas
Club: Stoke City FC (England – Premiership)
Position: Midfield
Born: February 28, 1990
Number: 22
Height: 6’3’’
Weight: 180
Age: 23
Recent News:  Stoke City fell to West Ham 1-0.  Brek Shea came on as a substitute and played  29 minutes. Stoke is 11th in the Premier League with a record of 7-9-12 (33 points) and will play Newcastle on Sunday.
 

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

 

 

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 lost to Crystal Palace 1-0 and tied Cardiff 1-1. Doyle went unused in both matches. Derby County dropped to 12th place in the nPower Championship table with a record of 11-13-12. Derby County will face Birmingham on Saturday.  

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
3 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 lost to Atlas 1-0. Garza has yet to make an appearance for the club. Club Tijuana is fourth with a record of 5-3-1 with 16 points. 
 

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

 

Moises Hernandez – Dallas, Texas
Club: Deportivo Saprissa (Costa Rica - Primera Division)
Position: Defender
Born: March 5, 1992
Number: 29
Height: 6’
Weight: 155
Age: 20
Recent News:  Saprissa defeated Pérez Zeledón 2-1 and Carmelita 1-0. Hernandez played one minute against Pérez Zeledón and went unused against Carmelita. Saprissa is 4th in Primera Division with a record of 4-3-3(15 points). The club will play San Carlos on Tuesday..

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

 

Jose Francisco Torres – Longview, Texas
Club: Tigres UANL (Mexico – Liga MX)
Position: Midfielder
Born: October 19, 1987
Number: 18
Height: 5’7’’
Weight: 135
Age: 25
Recent News: Tigres tied Morelia 1-1. Torres played 72 minutes as a starter agains Morelia. Tigres is 6-0-3 and are in first place. They will face San Luis on Saturday. 
 

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

 

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 fell to Estudiantes Tecos 1-0 and Irapuato 4-0 before defeating Altamira 2-0 and drawing Irapuato 1-1. Vidal started and played a full 90 minutes against Estudiantes Tecos and Altamira, but went unused in both games against Irapuato. Lobos BUAP are third in the Ascenso Mexico table with a record of 5-3-1 (16 points).
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
9 7 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 lost to Ipswich 1-0 and tied Leeds 1-1. Whitbread has not played since December 26 against Hull City.  Leicester City is fifth in the nPower Championship with a record of 17-11-7 (58 points) and will play Sheff Wed on Saturday.
 

Games Played Games Started Goals Assists Shots Shots on Goal
15 14 1 0 0 0