Dempsey returns to Fulham on two-month loan

KEN FERRIS
Last updated 09:16 25/12/2013

Relevant offers

Football

Tasman United is looking local long-term says chairman Mark Sheehan Rare Lucas Leiva goal edges Liverpool past Plymouth in FA Cup Egypt puts former football star on terror list Police say 526 possible victims in UK football abuse scandal, 184 suspects Tom Schwarz to become third member of Canterbury United 100-game club Lincoln and Sutton spring FA Cup surprises, Crystal Palace win Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat full of praise for Wellington Phoenix counterparts Auckland FC get invite to prestigious Hong Kong tournament Wellington Phoenix score huge upset over Melbourne Victory Recap: Wellington Phoenix cause big upset with 3-0 win over Melbourne Victory

United States forward Clint Dempsey is rejoining Fulham on loan for two months from Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders, the struggling Premier League club said on its website today.

The 30-year-old, who can play as a deep-lying striker or in midfield, returns to Craven Cottage having previously joined the west London club in January 2007 from New England Revolution.

Dempsey, who moved to Seattle from Tottenham Hotspur in the close season, scored 60 goals in 225 games in over five seasons at Fulham which included reaching the 2010 Europa League Final.

He was voted Fulham's player of the season in 2011-12 for the second straight season before moving to Spurs and the club will be hoping he can quickly recapture his best form as they battle against relegation under new manager Rene Meulensteen.

Fulham are second from bottom of the table with 13 points from 17 games, level on points with Crystal Palace and one point from the safety zone with Sunderland three points adrift. They visit Norwich City on Friday (NZ time) and Hull City on Sunday (NZ time).

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Burnley retain their EPL status?

Yes, they've found a winning formula

Maybe, but there’s a long way to go

No. They lack quality in certain areas

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content