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Earthquakes president Kaval adds new role, Shawlee steps into spotlight

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With the announcement that Oakland Athletics' managing partner Lew Wolff was stepping down on Thursday, along with team president Mike Crowley, San Jose Earthquakes president Dave Kaval was tapped to expand his role from president of the Quakes, to also president of the A's.

"I am looking forward to taking on this new role with the Athletics and I am equally committed to continuing to build on what we are doing here at the Earthquakes," said Kaval on Thursday.

Nelson Valdez still out of Sounders starting lineup vs. Earthquakes

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There weren't too many big surprises when the Seattle Sounders announced their starting lineup for Saturday's match against the San Jose Earthquakes, save for possibly one. Although Nelson Valdez had been training in full most of the week, he'll be coming off the bench for a third straight week.

Here's your #Sounders Starting XI, presented by our friends at @Delta!

Simon Dawkins returns to Earthquakes as DP

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After going back to his native England for three years,Simon Dawkins has returned to the San Jose Earthquakes as a Designated Player.

Dawkins was a part oftheEarthquakes team that won the 2012 Supporters' Shield, scoring 14 goals over his two-year tenure with the club. His spell inMLS has been the most successful time in his career.

Fire v Earthquakes match preview

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Here's an opponentpreview from reader Martin Tomszak to tide you over until kick-off tomorrow at 6pm. The Earthquakes are opening their branding spankin' new digs at Avaya Stadium so the Fire will have yet another debut party to contend with in order to avoid to the club's first ever 0-3 start to a season.

Throwback Tuesday - Taking Down Dom

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Years and years ago, I took an MLS coach to task in an article for his playoff strategy - or lack thereof, as I saw it.
Though the San Jose Earthquakes were indeed relocated, my worst fears for Dom Kinnear didn't happen. He did learn from his playoff setbacks and went on to win multiple MLS Cups with the Houston Dynamo.

Galaxy stumble again, tie Earthquakes in San Jose

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It was the result that neither team needed, but the one they deserved, as the San Jose Earthquakes and LA Galaxy played to a 1-1 draw in the latest edition of the California Classico Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 10,525 at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara.

Whitecaps end scoring drought, blank Earthquakes

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So long, scoring drought.

The Vancouver Whitecaps on Tuesday ended a 449-minute scoreless run thatstretched over nine halves, scoring on each side of halftime to hand the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-0 loss at BC Place.

Donovan suspended for final match vs. Earthquakes

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Many clubs and fanbases around MLS have had a chance to say a proper farewell to Landon Donovan before seeing him play in person one last time.

His former team, the San Jose Earthquakes, will not be one of them.

The retiring Donovan was down tohaving seven regular season games left in his MLS career, but that number dropped to six after he was shown a controversial yellow card for dissent by referee Hilario Grejeda during the first half of Wednesday night's 2-2 draw against the Montreal Impact.

Earthquakes, RSL settle for tie at Buck Shaw Stadium

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With one team fighting for their playoff lives, and the other looking to maintain their standing, the stage was set for a physical 90 minutes when Real Salt Lake visited Buck Shaw Stadium to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

Earthquakes’ Thompson among 19 players called in for U-20 training camp

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The U.S. Men's U-20 National Team is set to embark on a 10-day training camp to kick off September, and head coach Tab Ramos has taken the chance to call in slew of familiar faces.

U.S. Soccer announced Friday that Ramos has selected a 19-player roster for a training camp inBuenos Aires, Argentina that is set to take place from Sept.

Wondolowski equalizer earns Earthquakes draw with Seattle

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SEATTLE The San Jose Earthquakes were coming off the worst defeat in club history. Earlier in the day, they announced the loss of Designated Player Matias Perez Garcia for four-to-six weeks.

Their fans needed some good news Wednesday night, and they got it in the form of a 1-1 come-from-behind draw with the Seattle Sounders in front of 38,909 at CenturyLink Field.

The San Jose Earthquakes slow down the Galaxy with a draw

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Earthquakes upset Sounders to open Levi’s Stadium

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Well, that's how you show off a new billion dollar house, even if it isn't exactly yours.

Yannick Djalo's first-half strike gave the San Jose Earthquakes all the scoring they needed in a 1-0 upset victory over the Seattle Sounders in front of 48,765 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

Earthquakes announce Argentine playmaker Perez Garcia as Designated Player signing

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Good things come in small sizes. That is what the San Jose Earthquakes are hoping for, at least.

The Earthquakes announced on Thursday that they have signed diminutive attacking midfielder Matias Perez Garcia to a Designated Player deal. The 5-foot-5 Perez Garcia, 29, is the third DP in San Jose's history and joins the clubafter having last played for Club Atletico Tigre in his native Argentina.

Earthquakes push five past Fire in impressive victory

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Not since 2012 had the San Jose Earthquakes offense been so deadly, putting up five goals on Wednesday in an impressive victory over the Chicago Fire.

The Earthquakes were on the sweet end of a 5-1 rout against the Fire at Buck Shaw Stadium on Wednesday night, with five different players finding the back of the net for San Jose.

Lenhart scores late to earn draw with Red Bulls

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Through the first 84 minutes of the San Jose Earthquake's clash with the New York Red Bulls, Steven Lenhart was the goat.

The Earthquakes forward played a hand — literally — in what appeared to be the game's lone goal by conceding a penalty via handling the ball on a Red Bulls corner.

Galaxy hold off Earthquakes to win opening edition of Cali Clasico

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There would be no last minute heroics from the San Jose Earthquakes in this edition of the California Clasico.

The LA Galaxy withstood a furious extra time onslaught from the Earthquakes to defeat them, 1-0, before an announced crowd of 50,621 at Stanford Stadium on a balmy night on the Stanford University campus.

Defoe penalty leads TFC to win over Earthquakes

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When Toronto FC acquired striker Jermain Defoe, they did so with the aim that the former Tottenham FC forward would go out and score goals. That is exactly what Defoe has did Saturday by scoring his fourth goal in as many games to lead TFC to their second win in a row.

Earthquakes rout mistake-ridden Dynamo 3-0 behind Stephenson brace

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A Kahari Stephenson brace led the way for the San Jose Earthquakes in a 3-0 win over the visiting Houston Dynamo.

The hosts opened the scoring in the 38th minute after a mental error from Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall awarded the Earthquakes with an indirect free kick just outside the six yard box.

Earthquakes overcome first-half red card to beat FC Dallas

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FC Dallas has made a habit of late of picking up red cards, so when Oscar Pareja's team was on the positive end of a first-half red card for once it seemed like the team's recent run of bad results would end.

The San Jose Earthquakes had other plans though, overcoming Shea Salinas' 45th-minute red card to post a 2-1 victory over FC Dallas at Buck Shaw Stadium on Saturday night.

Early goals lead Whitecaps to victory vs. Earthquakes

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The Vancouver Whitecaps may have some defensive issues, but there's no doubting their offensive capability.

With members of the original Whitecaps in attendance, the current Whitecaps squad channeled the former team's spirit with three first half goals on their way to a 3-2 victory against the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday at BC Place.

Earthquakes to host Atletico Madrid in summer friendly at Candlestick Park

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Atletico Madrid are taking a rare trip to North American this summer, and their first destination will be San Francisco.

The San Jose Earthquakes announced on Monday that they'll be hosting Atletico Madrid at Candlestick Park in a friendly match on July 27.

Djalo sparks Earthquakes to first win of season

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The San Jose Earthquakes were in desperate need of a victory, and through 45 minutes of Saturday's match against Chivas USA, it didn't look like they would find that elusive first victory of 2014.

Then Yannick Djalo took the field at halftime, and gave the Earthquakes the spark they sorely needed.

Rapids, Earthquakes settle for scoreless draw

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After a tough opening to their 2014 campaign, the San Jose Earthquakes were looking to pick up their first win Saturday when they visited the Colorado Rapids.

However, the Quakes were forced to settle for an always-difficult road point in a game where they were reduced to 10 men late.

CCL Rewind: Gordon’s stoppage-time goal saves Earthquakes in draw vs. Toluca

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On a night when not much seemed to be going their way, the San Jose Earthquakes were rewarded for their spirit and never-ending fight.

Alan Gordon, who had missed time recently while recovering from offseason foot surgery, came on as a second-half substitute and headed in a free kick for a goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Earthquakes bring back Stephenson, release Martinez

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Khari Stephenson is officially once again a member of the Earthquakes.

San Jose announced Tuesday that it has brought back Stephenson a year after he left to play for Real Salt Lake. The 33-year-old Jamaican midfielder with experience playing in Europe and MLS played for the Earthquakes from August 2010 to the end of the 2012 campaign, compiling eight goals and eight assists in 69 regular season matches.

Earthquakes sign German defender Gorlitz

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The San Jose Earthquakes' back line just got a little deeper.

San Jose announced on Tuesday that they have signedGerman right back Andres Gorlitz. The 32-year-old Gorlitz joins the Earthquakes after spending 12 years in the German professional ranks.


Revs Move Up in Allocation Rankings Following Swap w/ SJ

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It appears the Revolution front office is gearing up to make splash during the transfer window.

With the league's summer transfer window opening on Jul. 10, the Revolution improved their positioning in the allocation rankings on Monday after acquiring the second overall spot from the San Jose Earthquakes for the fifth spot and $175,000 worth of General Allocation Money (GAM).

Technically Speaking: #NEvSJ

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Wednesday's 0-0 tie between the Revolution and Earthquakes is a classic example of a team namely, New Engand that collected plenty of chances, but fell short of getting maximum points because of an easily correctable problem: poor shooting.

How poor?


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The Young and the Wasteful

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Cody Cropper made a trio of strong saves to keep the Earthquakes at bay, but the Revolution offense didn't hold up their end of the bargain in Wednesday's 0-0 draw at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

Cropper's stops on Fatai Alashe and Darwin Ceren in the latter stages helped him earn his second clean sheet of the season.

The Warm Up: #NEvSJ

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Who: Revolution (2-3-1, 7 points) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (2-2-2, 8 points)
What: Week 8 of the MLS regular season
Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass.
When: Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30pm ET
Watch: CSN New England, MLS Live, Direct Kick

Scouting the Opposition:

–The San Jose Earthquakes have started their 2017 season with a Revolution-like mixed bag of results to the tune of a 2-2-2 record.

Should the Revs Sport a ’96-Inspired Look?

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On Saturday, the San Jose Earthquakes, a member of the Original 10, rocked a 1996-inspired look for its 20th-anniversary match against DC United to commemorate the Bay Area squad's rich history.

With a couple of notable design elements from its former Clash identity (see: teal numbers and striped socks) incorporated into its ensemble for Saturday's match, this got us wondering: should the Revolution follow suit and adopt a throwback look against a fellow MLS original club this season?

Starting Off on the Right Foot

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It was a promising start to the preseason fixture list for the Revolution on Wednesday as the locals scored early and never looked back in their 2-0 exhibition win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.

Midfielder Kelyn Rowe put the Revolution on solid ground early when he blasted a shot from 25 yards into the back of the net in the 26th minute.

Major League Soccer

MLS Week 17: Coaching change overshadows rivalry week

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The roundup for week 17 of the 2017 MLS season starts with a coaching change in San Jose. The Earthquakes announced that coach Dom Kinnear and assistant John Spencer are out in favor of technical director Chris Leitch as the new head coach with director of methodology Alex Covelo as his assistant.

MLS Ticker: Koval signs with Earthquakes, Timbers loan Gleeson, Gallego to Sacramento; and more

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JJ Koval's transition from Stanford University to the nearby San Jose Earthquakes is now complete with Wednesday's announcement that the No. 9 overall pick in the 2014 SuperDraft has been signed by the Quakes.

"I'm very excited," Koval said in a team release.

The Rest

Revolution 0, Earthquakes 0: Entertaining midweek affair ends scoreless

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The opportunities were there but the goals weren't.

The New England Revolution and San Jose Earthquakes each got a point on Wednesday in a 0-0 game in which the scoreline didn't accurately reflect the play.

The Revolution attack was buzzing during the opening stanza, perhaps best epitomized by Diego Fagundez's rabona cross.

Sounders vs. Earthquakes: Observations of continuing positive process

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Seattle's most recent win is a reason for hope and joy.

Beating the San Jose Earthquakes did not put the Seattle Sounders above the red line. They sit eighth in the West, 11th in the Shield race. The two-nil win did get the Sounders to an even goal differential which is tied for eighth in the league.