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14 August 11:10 am

Have you signed up for the Second Annual Earthquakes Challenge, presented by Stanford Hospital and Clinics?

Don't sweat it, (not until Sunday that is) you still have time to register for the race! The event features a 10k race, a 5k run/walk, and a 1k kids fun run, so the entire family can participate. It will take place this Sunday, August 18th starting at 8:00 AM at Santa Clara University. By registering, you will receive breakfast, a race T-shirt, as well as a game voucher for the home game against Sporting KC this Sunday! Helping a cause and getting some giveaways, that is definitely a great way to spend your Sunday.

Click here for more information and to sign up, but do not hesitate, registration closes on Friday.

 

13 August 5:50 pm

Question: have you tried Wondo-ing today?

Thanks to this week's #WheresWondo contest, we have a new move for all of our fans to try.

The Wondo. Wondo-ing. Kinda like Tebowing but better. 

Stay tuned for tomorrow's #WheresWondo clue for a chance to try out Wondo-ing yourself.

In the meantime, check out all of our entries so far. They're pretty hysterical. 

 

13 August 2:21 pm

 

 

Sporting Kansas City got all cute-like before the big match on Sunday; trying to ruffle our feathers a bit before they come into town. 

Too bad it didn't work. 

Easy math, people. 2 > 1. Also translated to... two MLS Cups are greater than one MLS Cup. 

See ya on Sunday, Sporting. Maybe we'll save a Wondo Bobblehead for you. 

 

12 August 6:05 pm

 

 

It was a great weekend for a little competitive soccer at the San Jose Earthquakes 4v4 tournament presented by Wells Fargo at Alden E. Oliver Sports Park.

Each player received a ticket to a Quakes home game and an official tournament t-shirt. Quakes associate partners 7UP, Xfinity, Jamba Juice and SoccerEarKraze were in attendance with freebies for attendees.  Tommy Muller and Mike Fucito were also on hand to sign autographs and hang out with fans.

The winning teams scored Visa gift cards courtesy of Wells Fargo and an Earthquakes scarf.

Results:

Boys U-9: Hayward Tecos Oro

Boys U-10: Deportivo Barcelona

Boys U-11: Leyends Honors

Boys U-13: Deportivo Barcelona

Boys U-14: Villa Pallet

Boys U-15: Lobos United FC

Girls U-12: Woodland Fire01 Black

Girls U-14: West Valley Revolution Red

Co-ed Open: Picazo

Mens Open: Azulita

12 August 5:38 pm

Experience a Quakes home game like you never have before! Enter the State Farm San Jose Earthquakes Ticket Giveaway to win four field level tickets to the Quakes vs. Philadelphia Union game on Sept. 8 at Buck Shaw Stadium.

The lucky winner will be treated in the Pre-game VIP Hospitality Area with food and non-alcoholic drinks and will receive a parking pass. 

How to enter:

Visit www.winwithstatefarm.com/earthquakes and complete the Sweepstakes entry form.

All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on Aug. 21

The winner will be notified by e-mail.

11 August 3:57 pm

You can be the lucky winner of a one-of-kind autographed USMNT Wondolowski jersey, with an extra W to boot. 

No, you aren't dreaming. 

This Monday to Friday, we're running a special contest on SJEarthquakes.com in honor of Wondo's upcoming Bobblehead Party when the Quakes face Sporting KC on Sunday.

Check SJEarthquakes.com and @SJEarthquakes on Twitter for clues daily. Wondo and Lil' Wondo's cutout will be hiding out in various areas around the Bay. Once you find them, snap a photo. Share the photo on Instagram/ Twitter with the hashtag #WheresWondo.

Cha-ching. You are automatically entered to win. 

Make sure to play daily. The more times you find Wondo & Lil' Wondo = more entries in your name to win big. 

Not only are you eligible to win the USMNT Wondowlowski jersey, but each day we're giving out prizes to our daily hunters. One photo of the day with #WheresWondo will win two tickets to Sunday's match vs. Sporting Kansas City. 

So, what are you waiting for? Unleash your bobble and find Wondo. 

Check out www.sjearthquakes.com/whereswondo for full details. 

09 August 3:59 pm

Great news for all out-of-state Quakes fans!  San Jose's road match versus the Vancouver Whitecaps will be Major League Soccer's featured Stream of the Week.

The match, which kicks off at 4:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, can be viewed here. 

If you're sticking around the Bay Area, you can still catch the game on CSNCA.

07 August 4:50 pm

U.S. Soccer invited 64 elite players from across the country to participate in the National Combine, designed to build the U-18 Men's National Team pool. 

Two current Earthquakes academy players were in the mix, including goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski from Alamo, Calif. and forward Amir Bashti from Cupertino, Calif. Marcinkowski, the Quakes U-16 Academy keeper, recently competed with the squad abroad in the Caspian Cup. Bashti, a midfielder also on the Quakes' U-16 Academy team, has been ranked nationally by Topdrawersoccer.com and led the team to the playoffs earlier this Summer. 

The two will travel to Portland for this year's National Combine at Nike's World Headquarters. This five day camp, running from Aug. 9-13, brings the country's elite 15 to 17 year old players together. The combine is an opportunity for the nation's top palyers to be evaluated by National Team staff and scouts from across the country. 

Full roster: 

West Region (6):
No previous combine:
GOALKEEPERS (1): Avery Miller (Crossfire; Selah, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (2): Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake AZ; Tucson, Ariz.), Quentin Pearson (Colorado Rapids; Longmont, Colo.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Joshua Doughty (Real Salt Lake AZ; Phoenix, Ariz.)
FORWARDS (2): Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake AZ; Phoenix, Ariz.), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake AZ; Park City, Utah)
 
Northern California Region (6):
San Francisco Combine participants:
GOALKEEPERS (1): JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes; Alamo, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (2): David Chavez (De Anza Force; Redwood City, Calif.), Luis Urias (SCC Breakers; Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): DJ Villegas (Davis Legacy; Sacramento, Calif.)
FORWARDS (1): Amir Bashti (San Jose Earthquakes; Cupertino, Calif.)
No previous combine:
DEFENDERS (1): Sam Junqua (De Anza Force; Saratoga, Calif.)
 
Southern California Region (10):
Los Angeles Combine participants:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Justin Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.), Dakota Havlick (Irvine Strikers; Murrieta, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (3): Felipe Liborio (Strikers FC; Chula Vista, Calif.), Alex Ramos (LA Galaxy; Reseda, Calif.), Juan Reyna (LA Galaxy; San Marcos, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Joab Santoyo (Arsenal; Fontana, Calif.)
No previous combine:
DEFENDERS (2): Malcolm Jones (Chivas USA; Chino Hills, Calif.), Pablo Pelaez (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Amirgy Pineda (Fullerton Rangers; Santa Ana, Calif.)
FORWARDS (1): Alejandro Vergara (Chivas USA; Long Beach, Calif.)
 
Southeast Region (6):
Chicago Combine participant:
MIDFIELDERS (1): Abuchi Obinwa (Chicago Magic PSG; Gotha, Fla.)
No previous combine:
GOALKEEPERS (1): Marius Heislitz (Georgia United (Cumming, Ga.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Tommy Redding (FC America; Ovieda, Fla.)
FORWARDS (3): Sebastian Elney (Boca United; Lake Worth, Fla.), DeAndre Robinson (Concorde Fire; Miramar, Fla.), Dembakwi Yomba (Concorde Fire; Lithonia, Ga.)
 
Midwest Region (13):
Chicago Combine participants:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Carter Richardson (Crew Soccer Academy; Dublin, Ohio), Parker Siegfried (Crew Soccer Academy; Granville, Ohio)
DEFENDERS (2): Shannon Seymour (Chicago Fire; Bourbonnais, Ill.), Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire; Bolingbrook, Ill.)
MIDFIELDERS (4): Cameron Lindley (Indiana Fire; Carmel, Ind.), Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire; Downers Grove, Ill.), Kosti Moni (Crew Soccer Academy Wolves; Grand Rapids, Mich.), Brad Dunwell (Vardar; Grand Rapids, Mich.)
No previous combine:
DEFENDERS (1): Peter Schropp (Omaha FC; Omaha, Neb.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy; Grove City, Ohio)
FORWARDS (3): Mukwelle Akale (Minnesota Thunder; Minneapolis, Minn.), Andrija Novakovich (Chicago Magic PSG; Muskego, Wis.), Mark Segbers (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; St. Louis, Mo.)
 
Northeast Region (10):
Philadelphia Combine participant:
DEFENDERS (1): Brian White (PDA; Flemington, N.J.)
N.Y./N.J. Combine participants:
DEFENDERS (3): Brandon Tetro (New York Red Bulls; Freehold, N.J.), Henry Martin (New York Red Bulls (New York, N.Y.), David Manzinares (Albertson SC; Hempstead, N.Y.)
No previous combine:
GOALKEEPERS (1): Austin Aviza (New England Revolution; Medway, Mass.)
DEFENDERS (1): Miles Robinson (FC Bolts Celtic; Arlington, Mass.)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Declan McCabe (New England Revolution; Weston, Mass.)
FORWARDS (3): Matt Vasquenza (Oakwood SC; East Hampton, Conn.), Brendan Constantine (Oakwood SC; Glastonbury, Conn.), Mohamed Kenawy (FC Bolts Celtic; Boston, Mass.)
 
Mid-Atlantic Region (6)
Philadelphia Combine participant:
DEFENDERS (1): Chris Gomez (PDA; Jamison, Pa.)
Washington, D.C., Combine participants:
MIDFIELDERS (1): Connor Smith (Baltimore Bays Chelsea; Baltimore, Md.)
FORWARDS (2): Jeremy Ebobisse (Bethesda Olney; Bethesda, Md.), Umar Bangura (Baltimore Bays Chelsea; Sykesville, Md.)
No previous combine:
DEFENDERS (1): Chase Gaspar (D.C. United; Alexandria, Va.)
FORWARDS (1): Coy Craft (FC Dallas; Glade Springs, Va.)
 
Texas Region (7):
Dallas Combine participants:
DEFENDERS (1): Wilfred Williams (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas)
MIDFIELDERS (1): Martin Salas (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas)
FORWARDS (1): Christian Ramirez (FC Dallas; Farmer’s Branch, Texas)
No previous combine:
DEFENDERS (3): Alex Radilla (FC Dallas; El Paso, Texas), Jordan Cano (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Sergio Ruvalcaba (Alianza Houston; Austin, Texas)
FORWARDS (1): Christian Lucatero (Houston Dynamo; Pasadena, Texas)
 
07 August 4:13 pm

El Pollo Loco is hosting an online competition to guess the score of the August 31st Earthquakes game vs. LA Galaxy. You can enter to win the Grand Prize by simply submitting how many goals the Earthquakes will score,  how many goals (if any) LA Galaxy will score and your personal information.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive Twelve 8-piece El Pollo Loco Family meals, 4 tickets to the Earthquakes September 8th home game, 4 pre-game VIP hospitality tickets, 4 pre-game field passes, post-game meet and greet for 4 people, and 1 team autographed jersey. There will also be a prize for the 10 Runners Up! Each individual will receive twelve 8-piece El Pollo Loco Family Meals.

The last day to submit is August 31st, at 7 pm, just in time for kick off! Click here for more details.

06 August 5:08 pm

Chris Wondolowski isn't the only Quake to earn praise for a noteworthy performance in Week 23.  Victor Bernardez and Clarence Goodson are both nominated for top defender of the week for their solid performances in Saturday's 2-0 victory over Chivas USA.  

Bernardez and Goodson both anchored a back line that kept a clean sheet against the attacking-style Chivas USA. 

Be sure to vote for the duo here.