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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

11 October 8:42 am

It may not be a Quakes match day, but Wondo, Goodson, Bernardez and Chavez are suiting up for three points tonight. 

As of yesterday, Wondo and Goodson were called in to the U.S. squad for the final pair of World Cup Qualifiers. Although Klinsmann's squad has already booked their ticket to Brazil for 2014, the Red, White and Blue look to secure their group's first place seed in the final two matches of World Cup Qualifying group play. The U.S. face a desperate-for-points Jamaican squad at Sporting Park in Kansas City tonight (3:30 p.m. PT, ESPN).

Bernardez, Chavez and the Hondurans have a little bit more to prove tonight. The squad needs a win and a draw in their final two matches to secure their place in the 2014 World Cup. Los Catrachos host Costa Rica tonight (3 p.m. PT, beIN Sport) and next face Jamaica on Tuesday. 

So call in sick for the afternoon, and find your watch party at one of the Quakes' preferred pub partners here.

02 October 4:00 pm

Squash, anyone? 

Quakes player Ty Harden along with Quakes President Dave Kaval had the opportunity to go to the NetSuite Open at the Justin Hermann Plaza in San Francisco. 

The San Jose Earthquakes, a sponsor for the event, were on site for the whole weekend. Ty even got to participate in the opening ceremony, exchanging a soccer ball and Quakes jersey with the 2007 British Open champion, professional squash player Gregory Gaultier. 

 

 

Photos courtesy of @QuakesPrez

25 September 12:44 pm

Want a chance to meet Chris Wondolowski and his bobblehead? 

Head to the Wells Fargo location at 1241 S. Mary Avenue in Sunnyvale on Friday from 5 - 7 p.m.

Trust us, it's going to be a party.  Just check out the invite below: 

11 September 3:08 pm

Other than the Quakes vs. Vancouver game on Saturday night, do you have plans for the weekend? 

Join us at the 2013 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival. The annual event, held inside Central Park, features the talents of local and regional artists with nearly 175 booths, 25 community groups serving international foods, four vinters pouring fine wines, micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on three stages, and the popular Kids Kingdom. You get the pitcture. It's going to be a fun event, and the San Jose Earthquakes Shakers will be there with KEZR and KBAY. 

The best part? It's free to the public. The festival runs on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

11 September 12:12 pm

What do you think is going on here? 

No - the Bash Brothers are not involved. No - it's not a rookie either. Apparently, Adam Jahn has another costume. 

Pro Wrestling Revolution brought four Luchadores to Quakes training on Tuesday. You would think those masks would get in the way - but man, they can play.

Stay tuned for a little video coming your way soon. You can expect Luchadores dancing, capes flying, even a little closelining of Evan Newton... the whole shebang.

Come see them in person this weekend, too. Don't miss the Luchadores at Fiesta Latina Night when the Quakes face Vancouver Whitecaps FC this Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at Buck Shaw Stadium.