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San Jose Earthquakes

Goodnight Wondo. There’s no sport quite like soccer. It’s the one sport where if a given player isn’t the head coach’s guy—he’s in all sorts of trouble. Chris Wondolowski isn’t Dominic Kinnear’s guy. Wondo is in trouble. From the Premier League to La Liga to the MLS, head coaches and more »

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Goal Celebration Vs. Vancouver
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With the wind ripping through Avaya Stadium and the ribbon boards glowing far too bright, all it took was a single shot from Sanna Nyassi to send the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-0 win over the Western Conference leaders the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Throughout much of the game, more »

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Avaya Stadium first game
San Jose Earthquakes

The San Jose Earthquakes slumped to the squad’s second consecutive loss on a cloudy Easter afternoon at Avaya Stadium, losing 1-0 to Real Salt Lake. After a quiet start to the game, Shaun Francis was knocked out of the contest in the 34th minute after clashing heads with Jordan Allen. more »

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Mutually agreed to part ways. That’s the phrase of choice these days for South Bay sports teams. That’s the line that the San Francisco 49ers trotted out in December when the team sent away the historically successful Jim Harbaugh. Then on Wednesday, the San Jose Earthquakes fired off a press more »

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It’s been a while since Clarence Goodson has stepped on the field during a MLS game—July 11 to be exact. Last summer, the veteran center back was sidelined by a toe injury, and now he’s working his way back from a foot problem. According to Dominic Kinnear, the head coach more »

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Innocent Emeghara Introductory Press Conference
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Blas Perez delivered a stoppage-time dagger, as the San Jose Earthquakes slumped to a 1-0 loss against FC Dallas in the season opener. The Quakes appeared set to escape Toyota Stadium with a road point before Perez stepped up to provide the decisive header in the 93rd minute. San Jose more »

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Dominic Kinnear, the head coach of the San Jose Earthquakes, knows he’s going to have to watch out for Tommy Thompson in 2015. “He’s got a busy year,” said Kinnear of the club’s rising star who is slated to play in the 2015 Under-20 World Cup. The tournament kicks off on May 30 more »

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Avaya Stadium first game
San Jose Earthquakes

The San Jose Earthquakes gave their shiny new stadium a test drive on Saturday afternoon and handed their southern rival the LA Galaxy a 3-2 loss in the first ever game at Avaya Stadium. The Quakes opened up a 1-0 advantage in the 42nd minute when Shea Salinas charged into more »

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Kaval and Fisher at Avaya
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With a potential work stoppage looming, Dave Kaval, the president of the San Jose Earthquakes, is thinking about the big picture—the really big picture. “We’re 100 percent focused on the stadium, opening the stadium,” said Kaval following the ribbon cutting ceremony at Avaya Stadium on Friday after I asked him more »

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Innocent Emeghara Introductory Press Conference
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On Monday at Avaya Stadium, the San Jose Earthquakes introduced Innocent Emeghara, the club’s third designated player. When asked if the 25-year-old forward would be the final addition before the start of the MLS season, general manager John Doyle wouldn’t rule out the possibility that another player could be brought more »

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