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05 March 3:23 pm

Remember that time that Ellen broke the internet with a selfie at the Oscars

 

 

So does our hysterical technical staff.

#StadiumSelfies FTW: 

 

 

03 March 1:59 pm

Calling all Quakes fans: 

In honor of MLS Jersey Week, we have a special offer going for our new kits! When you purchase a jersey at our Merchandise Store located at 451 El Camino Real, Suite 220 in Santa Clara, you will receive two free tickets to our crucial CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal when we face Liga MX side Toluca on March 11. 

This special offer is happening this week and this week only, so make sure you swing by our office to redeem your tickets and purchase your new Quakes jersey! 

18 February 3:35 pm

Defenders Clarence Goodson and Victor Bernardez traveled to NYC and Miami respectively to take part in MLS' two-day Media Tour.

Goodson spent time at the Major League Soccer headquarters in NYC while Bernardez was down in Miami, making appearances on Despierate America, Univision Deportes and ESPN Deportes.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 October 3:58 pm

Who's the best team in Major League Soccer since mid-June? Fact: It's the San Jose Earthquakes.

Mark Watson is 10-5-2 since taking over as the club's interim head coach on June 7. That translates to a 1.88 points per-game average, well ahead of the current Supporters' Shield leaders.

Here's a glance at what the standings look like since Watson's arrival.

WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM PTS RECORD PPG
San Jose Earthquakes 32 10-5-2 1.88
Portland Timbers 30 8-4-6 1.67
Seattle Sounders FC 30 9-7-3 1.58
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 29 8-6-5 1.53
LA Galaxy 28 8-5-4 1.65
Colorado Rapids 28 8-6-4 1.56
Real Salt Lake 25 7-5-4 1.56
Chivas USA 15 3-10-6 0.79
FC Dallas 13 2-9-7 0.72
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM PTS RECORD PPG
Chicago Fire 34 10-5-4 1.79
Sporting Kansas City 30 9-5-3 1.76
New York Red Bulls 28 8-4-4 1.75
Houston Dynamo 26 7-6-5 1.44
New England Revolution 25 7-7-4 1.39
Philadelphia Union 24 6-5-6 1.41
Columbus Crew 24 8-10-0 1.33
Montreal Impact 20 5-9-5 1.05
Toronto FC 18 4-9-6 0.95
D.C. United 10 2-12-4 0.56

*Editor's note: Standings reflect matches starting on June 15, Watson's first gameday as interim head coach

05 May 12:10 pm

Saturday was another memorable day at the office for the Earthquakes what with another Goonie moment courtesy of Sam Cronin(ja) & Co. However, the most touching storyline goes to Marcus Tracy making his MLS debut after more than three years away from first team competition.

The former Hermann Trophy winner at Wake Forest took his game to Aalborg BK out of college, but knee injuries forced his career to take a detour. In fact, his last first team appearance came on Dec. 5, 2009 in a 2-0 Aalborg loss against Sonderjyske (he did make a handful of reserve appearances in 2010).

Count it up and Tracy's 76th-minute substitution for Marvin Chavez was his first senior team appearance in 1,246 days or 3 years, 4 months and 29 days. In other words, the last time he suited up, President Barack Obama was wrapping up Year 1 in his new house, iPads had yet to hit the market and, fortunately, Bieber Fever wasn't quite a thing yet.

Tweet at this guy and welcome him back: @MarcusGTracy.

12 April 9:14 am

The accolades (?) keep coming for Earthquakes mascot Q and UFC fighter Luke Rockhold. This morning, the duo received co-No. 1 honors in ESPN SportsCenters' Not Top 10 for their "Mascot Hit in the Groin by Soccer Ball" affair from last weekend's ceremonial first goal.

The video is up against New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and his infamous "Butt Fumble" for Worst of the Worst. To vote, follow this link and click "SportsCenter: Worst of the Worst" on the left column.

08 April 10:50 am

UFC fighter Luke Rockhold might not have scored the ceremonial "First Goal" on Saturday, but the judges gave him a unanimous decision after drilling Earthquakes mascot 'Q' in the groin with his shot.

Rumor has it 'Q' was demanding a re-match in the Octogon after the incident to exact his revenge.

25 March 6:04 pm

Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski is back to baffling opposing defenses. His nifty trap-and-fire from Saturday won the Earthquakes three points and is nominated for AT&T Goal of the week.

Fans can click here to vote and/or text G4 to 22442. Voting is open until 11:59:59 p.m. PT on Thursday.

20 March 2:02 pm

Earthquakes defender Justin Morrow scored his second career MLS goal on Saturday, equalizing in the 73rd minute of a 1-1 draw in Columbus. Even better, MLSsoccer.com's Greg Lalas breaks gave the strike some love in this week's Anatomy of a Goal.

Take a look below to see the build up to @jmo_row_15's impressive finish:

12 March 2:02 pm

Earthquakes rookie Adam Jahn has been nominated for AT&T Goal of the Week.

The Stanford product came off the bench to equalize for San Jose in the 83rd minute and earned a game-winning penalty in the Earthquakes' 2-1 result against New York on Sunday. Now he's up against Daigo Kobayashi (VAN), Hassoun Camara (MTL), Jamie Smith (COL) and Juan Agudelo (CHV) for weekly honors.

Fans can click here to vote or text G5 to 22442.

Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursdays. For complete coverage of the Goal of the Week - including an archive of Week's 1 winner - click here.