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15 October 7:25 am

For Clarence Goodson, Chris Wondolowski, Marvin Chavez and Victor Bernardez, tonight marks the finale of Hex Qualifying play for the 2014 World Cup. 

There's a little bit more pressure on our Honduran representatives, though. They need to at least draw the winless Jamaican squad tonight - at Jamaica - to stamp their passage to Brazil for 2014. 

Klinsmann's squad doesn't have a whole lot to worry about. The U.S. Men's National Team has already claimed their spot - and taken first place in their group - no matter the result at Panama tonight. That doesn't mean that Wondo and Goodson won't have anything to play for. The Quakes duo will be all in to prove to Klinsmann that they should be on the roster for this Brazil bound squad. 

Both matches are set to kick off at 6:30 p.m. PT. Jamaica vs. Honduras will be shown on beIN Sport en Espanol and beIN Play; USA at Panama can be seen on beIN Sport. 

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Cordell Cato will represent Trinidad and Tobago in today's international friendly against New Zealand. The match that kicks off at 3:15 p.m. PT  will not be shown on local television. 

 

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.