Texans Abroad: April 19

Moises Hernandez featuring prominently for Saprissa

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Photo Credit: 
Courtesy of Deportivo Saprissa

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 tied both Everton and Basel 2-2. Dempsey played ninety minutes in both matches and scored twice against Basel. Tottenham is fifth in the Premier League table with a record of 17-8-7 (58 points). Tottenham will play Manchester City on Sunday.
 

Games Played

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Goals

Assists

Shots

Shots on Goal

29

22

8

6

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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 lost to Manchester United 2-0.  Brek Shea went unused against Man U. Stoke is 16th in the Premier League with a record of 7-12-14 (34 points) and will play QPR on Saturday.
 

Games Played

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Goals

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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 fell to Ipswich 1-0 and Blackburn 2-0, but managed to pull out a 1-1 draw against Barnsley.  Doyle went unused in all three matches. Derby County is 15th in the nPower Championship table with a record of 14-16-13. Derby County will face Peterborough on Saturday.

Games Played

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Goals

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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 tied Santos 0-0 and lost to Cruz Azul 5-0. Garza went unused in either match.  Club Tijuana is 12th with a record of 5-6-3 with 18 points.    
 

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2

2

0

0

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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 Cartagines 3-1, and Alajuelense 1-0. However, the club also fell to Limon 2-0.  Hernandez played a full ninety minutes in the victories. Saprissa is fourth in Primera Division with a record of 9-6-4(31 points).

 

Games Played

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Goals

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Shots on Goal

10

9

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 Leon 0-0 and lost to Pumas 2-1. Torres played 73 minutes as a starter against Leon and a full ninety minutes against Pumas. Tigres is first with a record of 8-1-5 (29 points) and are first.

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10

9

0

0

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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 lost to Pumas Morelos 2-0 but defeated Merida 2-0. Vidal played a full ninety minutes in both matches. The club is second in the Ascenso Mexico table with a record of 6-4-1 (25 points).
 

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12

10

0

0

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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: Leicester City dre Brighton 1-1 and Birmingham 2-2.However Leicester City beat Bolton 3-2. Whitbread went unused in the three matches.  Leicester City is sixth in the nPower Championship with a record of 18-15-10 (64 points) and will play Crystal Palace Saturday.
 

Games Played

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16

15

1

0

0

0