Texans Abroad: April 5, 2013

Whitbread returns to action after three month absence

Texans Abroad: 4/5

Photo Credit: 
Greig Cowie/ISI

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 Swansea 2-1 and tied Basle 2-2 in UEFA Europa league play. Dempsey went unused against Swansea but played 28 minutes as a sub against Basle. Tottenham moved back to third in the Premier League table with a record of 17-8-6 (57 points). Tottenham will play Everton on Sunday.  
 

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27

20

8

6

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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 lost to Everton, 1-0.  Brek Shea went unused against Everton. Stoke is 13th in the Premier League with a record of 7-11-13 (34 points) and will play Manchester United on Sunday.
 

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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 defeated Bristol City, 3-0, and Leeds United, 2-1.  Doyle went unused in both matches. Derby County is 10th in the nPower Championship table with a record of 14-14-12. Derby County will face Ipswich Town on Saturday.

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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 lost to Toluca, 1-0. Garza went unused in the match.  Club Tijuana is ninth in the Liga MX table with a record of 5-5-2 with 17 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 fell to Uraguay, 1-0, and Puntarenas, 3-2. Hernandez played a full 90 minutes in both matches. Saprissa is third in Primera Division with a record of 6-5-4 (25 points).

 

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8

7

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 defeated Puebla, 2-1. Torres played 68 minutes as a starter. Tigres is 8-0-4 (28 points) and are first place in the Liga MX table.

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8

7

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 have not played since our last update. The club is third in the Ascenso MX table with a record of 6-3-1 (19 points).
 

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10

8

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 lost to Ipswich and Sheffield Wednesday, 1-0,  but tied Leeds United and Cardiff City, 1-1. Leicester City also lost to Derby County, 2-1.  Whitbread has not played since December 26 against Hull City.  Leicester City is sixth in the nPower Championship with a record of 17-13-8 (59 points) and will play Millwall on Friday.
 

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15

14

1

0

0

0