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Clint Dempsey's historic EPL hat trick

Updated: January 21, 2012, 7:57 PM ET
By Paul Carr and Albert Larcada, ESPN Stats & Information

Clint Dempsey scored three second-half goals Saturday in Fulham's 5-2 win over Newcastle. It was Fulham's second-ever Premier League hat trick, joining Andy Johnson's versus Queens Park Rangers in October. Here is an additional quintet of notes on Deuce's trio of goals.

• Dempsey is the first American to score a Premier League hat trick. He extends his American record to 42 career goals, six more than Brian McBride. His nine EPL goals this season would place him third on ...

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