San Jose Earthquakes

Steven Lenhart

Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago Fire at San Jose Earthquakes

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Frank Yallop returns to San Jose tonight. (

OTF's Jon Denham wonders if Frank Yallop thought he'd be sitting on three wins when he returned to San Jose...

I'm fairly certain Frank Yallop circled July 23rd on his imaginary calendar when he saw this year's schedule.

Know Your Enemy: San Jose Earthquakes

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Tag Team Title > Supporters' Shield??

OTF's Stephen Mangat isa one man natural disaster...It's amazing when something is so obvious yet seems to be overlooked by the person to whom it should matter most. Did Nixon not realize that taping everything in the Oval Office was far more dangerous to himself, a slightly unhinged loon, than it was to anyone else?

THE MATCHUP: The first rumblings...

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Manufactured Derby Name?  TORONTO VS. SAN JOSE

- It's the last TFC match for 20 days. We don't mean that to sound like a good thing.
- If the football is ugly, do the rumbles of Nelsen discontent in the stands turn into tremors?

Major League Soccer

How not to screw up CONCACAF Champions League: a guide for MLS

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You want this trophy, MLS? Try a little harder to get it this time. (

CCL 2014-15 is nigh. Austin Fido is here to ease you back in to the CONCACAF Champions League chat with some friendly advice for MLS's representatives...

CONCACAF Champions League returns August 5th with the opening round of the group stage for the 2014-15 edition.

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.

Freedom Kicks: D.C. United, MLS and World Cup soccer links for July 15

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Infographics, weekly honors, dubious winning streaks and World Cup look-backs and look-aheads. For freedom.

Well, it's Tuesday morning, and I'm late with your Freedom Kicks. For that I apologize. But we're ready to go now, so grab your coffee, be sure your umbrella is in your bag, and dig in.

Chivas USA tops San Jose for second straight win

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Erick Torres keeps on scoring and now has Chivas USA out of last place in the Western Conference.

Torres scored his 11th goal of the year on Wednesday night to lead Chivas to a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes.

MLS Scores: Chivas USA wins, draw for Chicago and Toronto

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The Chicago Fire and Toronto FC drew and Chivas USA shutout San Jose to open week 17 of the 2014 MLS season. Read More

The San Jose Earthquakes need to make a decision

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The San Jose Earthquakes are among several MLS teams that need to start making decisions about the 2014 season. Read More

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.

The San Jose Earthquakes announce link with the San Francisco 49ers

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The San Jose Earthquakes and San Francisco 49ers announce a 5-year agreement to promote soccer games at their two new stadiums. Read More

Pierazzi blast sends Earthquakes past FC Dallas

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FC Dallas were on their way to ending a seven-game winless run before everything unraveled.

Despite the hosts taking an early first half lead, the visiting San Jose Earthquakes scored two goals on either side of an Adam Moffat red card to defeat FC Dallas, 2-1, on Saturday night at Toyota Stadium.

Clarence Goodson | Episode 412

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San Jose Earthquakes and U.S. National Team center back, Clarence Goodson discusses his preparations for the World Cup, MLS, team photos, and more.

Martins wonder strike lifts Sounders past Earthquakes

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SEATTLE – After last week's humiliating 5-0 defeat to the New England Revolution, the Seattle Sounders were eager to return to their winning ways. They faced a San Jose Earthquakes side coming off a hard-fought win against FC Dallas, and the Quakes were desperate to get another result as their difficult start to the season continues.

MLS and the World Cup

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MLS loses many of its star players to World Cup duty and lessens the schedule. Will help or hurt struggling teams? Read More

US preliminary World Cup roster set - MLS takes the next step with $720m tv deal

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Jurgen Klinsmann named the 30 man preliminary roster for the upcoming World Cup. The final roster will be pared down to 23 by June 2. As expected Nick Rimando beat out Sean Johnson for the third 'keeper spot. Players begin reporting to camp in Palo Alto, California on Wednesday. Here's the complete roster: GOALKEEPERS (3):Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) DEFENDERS (11): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Timmy Chandler (Nürnberg), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC) MIDFIELDERS (10): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia Union), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Jermaine Jones (Besiktas), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City) FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes) MLS and USSF ink new tv deal with ESPN, Fox, & Univision It's been talked about for months but the deal is finally official.

D.C. United

Filibuster podcast episode 88: San Jose Earthquakes, World Cup farewell, and previewing Chivas USA

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On tap tonight: PBR, Resurrection ale, Blantons bourbon, and crisp, clean water

Even though the World Cup is over, the Filibuster crew is here to bring soccer noises into your ears. Adam, Jason, and Ben first turn our attention to D.C. United's 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, and talk about their road win streak, Bill Hamid, Chris Rolfe, the MLS team of the week, and the difference in performance between the first half hour and the next sixty minutes.

The Last Word on D.C. United vs. San Jose Earthquakes: The Golden Age of Bill Hamid

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We are witnessing a level of play by Bill Hamid right now which we D.C. United fans will fondly look back on in the years ahead. This is his golden age, and we should be enjoying every terrific moment of it.

Friday night's win on the road against the San Jose Earthquakes was a prototypical D.

Early lead holds up as United win 2-1 in San Jose

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Goals from Eddie Johnson and Luis Silva inside the first twenty-five minutes staked D.C. United to an early lead that just held up in their 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes last night at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Buoyed by another sterling display of goalkeeping in as many weeks from Bill [.

Hamid Kills Goonies: D.C. United hang on to defeat San Jose Earthquakes - Highlights + Recap

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Ladies and gentlemen, Bill Hamid.

The first half hour of the game tonight was something to behold. D.C. United pressed high up the field, got a couple of goals and utterly dominated the opening 30 minutes against the San Jose Earthquakes. It was a bit of a surprise, given Ben Olsen's tendency to sit back on the road.

D.C. United vs. San Jose Earthquakes TV/streaming, lineup, previews, prediction and gamethread

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Hope you had your coffee this afternoon, because tonight will be a late start on national TV as D.C. United will try to keep their hold on first place in the Eastern Conference on the road against the San Jose Earthquakes.

Take a disco nap if you need it after work today, friend. You're in for a late night.

D.C. United Scouting Report: San Jose Earthquakes

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San Jose is at the foot of the Western Conference, but the Bay Area has never been a happy hunting ground for D.C. United. That said, fans are well within reason to demand a third straight road win out of the Black-and-Red given their place in the standings as compared to their hosts.

Sometimes you have to really land hard to figure things out.

D.C. United vs. San Jose Earthquakes staff and reader predictions

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Is it a trap game coming up late this evening, or will the teams' play on the field match their respective records so far?

We fell a little bit out of practice with our predictions threads over the World Cup break, but we're back at it this week, as D.C. United travel to play the San Jose Earthquakes tonight.

Soccer TV: San Jose Earthquakes vs DC United

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The San Jose Earthquakes host DC United in an MLS regular season meeting on Friday's soccer TV schedule. Read More

D.C. United versus San Jose Earthquakes lineup: Luis Silva or Lewis Neal

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Will Ben Olsen keep a good thing going and run out the same lineup against San Jose?

After putting together an impressive road win against Toronto FC, D.C. United are back in action (very) late on Friday night, when they travel cross-country to take on the San Jose Earthquakes. The 'Quakes should have Chris Wondolowski back and in the starting lineup, but I doubt that his availability changes Ben Olsen's lineup.

Filibuster podcast episode 87: D.C. United versus Toronto FC, World Cup 2014, and D.C. United versus San Jose Earthquakes

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On tap: Weinhenstephaner, Uinta Baa Baa Black Lager, and Flying Dog Dead Rise.

What would Wednesdays be without your weekly dose of Filibuster? Luckily, this is not the week to find out as we are back with an action packed show; even a mild buzzing sound that Adam develops halfway through the show will not stop us!

West side represents, Seattle blanks D.C. United 1-0

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The matchup of East versus West falls to the favor of the Sounders who beat a D.C. team lacking "the final ball."

The big concern aboutD.C. United's temporary life without offensive nucleus Fabian Espindola was what the team would do for firepower. While United had some chances, the answer lived up to most of the presumptions as the Seattle Sounders scored a first-half goal that a vaunted defense made sure stood en route to a 1-0 win in front of 16,922 at RFK Stadium.

Portland Timbers

Sporting Will Head West if They Advance

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Sporting Kansas City will be headed West should they beat the Portland Timbers tomorrow night at Sporting Park. The draw for the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup was held today and for the first time in this year's tournament, Sporting will be forced to travel if they win. The winner of the Sporting and Portland match will travel to face the winner of the San Jose vs Seattle game on July 9th.

MLS Ticker: Impact trade for Danso; Beitashour makes Iran roster; and more

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The Montreal Impact bolstered their back-line Monday by acquiring centerback Mamadou 'Futty' Danso from the Portland Timbers.

Danso, who has started nine games this season for the Timbers, will make the move to Montreal in exchange for a second round pick in the 2015 draft.

Houston Dynamo

Dynamo, Earthquakes advance to fifth round of U.S. Open Cup

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The fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open Cup is officially underway, as two Major League Soccer sides booked their places in the tournament's fifth round.

The San Jose Earthquakes and Houston Dynamo both advanced through the tournament's fourth round Wednesday night by knocking off Sacramento Republic FC and the Laredo Heat, respectively.

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.

FC Dallas

Match Photos: San Jose Earthquakes at FC Dallas

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Once again the excellent match photos by Matt Visinsky.

San Jose Earthquakes at FC Dallas preview

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7:30 p.m. today, TWC Sports, KWRD-FM (100.7), KFLC-AM (1270 Spanish)

About San Jose

The Earthquakes (3-4-4, 13 points) shut out visiting Houston 3-0 on Sunday night. ... M Shea Salinas, a product of Grapevine High School, is tied for second in MLS with five assists.

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.

The Rest

RBNY vs Earthquakes: Still Not Able To Close The Deal

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You talk about letting a sure three points slip from your grasp - wow! Another ridiculous defensive breakdown and the New York Red Bulls saw another late lead slip away in the dying minutes of regulation. Yes, it was two points down the drain and an end to Steven Lendhart's goal-scoring drought (you're welcome ya big douche).

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Stephen Wondolowski, the head coach of the San Jose Earthquakes U-15/16 Development Academy team, and a couple of his players spoke with me during the Academy Playoffs about 2014 FIFA World Cup forward Chris Wondolowski and his impact on the club's youth system.

Sounders top Earthquakes on penalties in Open Cup

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Eighteen corner kicks, 31 shots, and overtime couldn't get the job done Tuesday night, but the Seattle Sounders made quick business of the San Jose Earthquakes on penalty kicks, advancing to the quarterfinals in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Alan Gordon hit the post on San Jose's second attempt before goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann snuffed out rookie J.

A look back at Donovan’s World Cup Career

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For as long as many can remember, Landon Donovan has been synonymous with the U.S. Men's National Team. From his goal in the now famous "Dos a Cero" game in 2002 to his life-saving finish against Algeria in 2010, the LA Galaxy forward has been a part of the country's best moments on the game's biggest stage.