Date: 9th December 2012 at 10:02am
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Now I think its about time that we start to believe in a certain attacking midfielder that joined our ranks at the death on deadline day. 

Some say he is a striker, some say a midfielder, I SAY he is a ‘bloody good attacking footballer’ and that man is obviously . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Dempsey. I watched the video interview posted on youtube of his about his family and his sister etc, you can’t watch that video and come away thinking the guy is not committed. 

During the Panathaniakos game we saw the Dempsey we had known at Fulham, pulling defences apart and threading killer passes through to the front men. His headed goal in the second half was a joy to watch and had me jumping up off the sofa after the pressure we were starting to be put under by the visitors. 

I think that the skill had always been there and that he hadn’t had the benefit of a pre-season to fit in with the rest of the lads and how they play. I also think that because of this, his confidence was affected and he had a tendency to go missing in his early games, with limited influence. But BOY he seems to be getting over this now, and I for one hope that he is starting to become the player we wished he would be. 

I am excited at the prospect of this second half of the season and hope that Clint can now contribute in a more positive way and chip in with a lot of goals and assists. He has already helped JD to score with 2 sublime threaded passes in as many games and I am sure he will do more to ‘Earn his Spurs’ I hope you boys agree…..starting at Goodison Park this afternoon 🙂 Come on Clint, Come On You Spurs !!!! 

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