US media in a frenzy over Dempsey’s Seattle Sounders move

Clint Dempsey held a plethora of media interviews early this week as the US press continue to get their heads around his surprise premature return to MLS.

Clint Dempsey held a plethora of media interviews early this week as the US press continue to get their heads around his surprise premature return to MLS.

The USA star departed Premier League club Tottenham to join Seattle Sounders on a big-money transfer just under two weeks ago and the national media have been feasting on the news.

Since his Sounders debut in the 2-1 win over Toronto FC at BMO Field on Saturday, Dempsey has been the subject of no less than 13 pieces by major media outlets as the recent buzz surrounding North America’s top flight continues.

Dempsey has been interviewed by….

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”
ABC’s “Good Morning America”
The Dan Patrick Show
Sports Illustrated with Grant Wahl
ESPNFC.com with Roger Bennett
New York Times George Vecsey
CNN International
ESPN television’s “ESPNFC”
CBS Evening News
National Public Radio
Associated Press TV
NBC Sporting Network’s “MLS Insider”
Sky Sports

…which shows just how much interest the mainstream press has taken in his comeback to the competition that gave him his start back in 2004.

 
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