Earthquakes announce 2014 preseason schedule

Schedule includes matches in Tucson, Portland and Fresno

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes unveiled their 2014 preseason schedule today, a slate that includes stops in Tucson and Portland. The Earthquakes will also play against the LA Galaxy in Fresno at Chukchansi Park on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Players will report to camp on Saturday, Jan. 25 for team physicals with the first day of training to follow on Sunday, Jan. 26. They will remain in market through Sunday, Feb. 2 before flying to Tucson for a seven-day stay.

Once in Tucson, the Earthquakes will play exhibitions against Seattle Sounders FC on Wednesday, Feb. 5 and the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, Feb. 8. Both matches will be played at the Kino Sports Complex and will be available to watch via livestream on MLSsoccer.com. For a full schedule of games in Tucson and ticket information, visit www.fctucson.com.

Training will pick back up in San Jose on Monday, Feb. 10. San Jose will head to Fresno for a match on Saturday, Feb. 15 against the LA Galaxy. Kickoff is 7 p.m. PT at Chukchansi Park. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Chukchansi Park Box Office as well as www.ticketreturn.com or by calling 1-559-320-TIXS. VIP Field Tickets, groups of 25 or more or those interested in luxury suites can order directly by calling 1-559-320-4487.

The Earthquakes depart for the Rose City Invitational on Friday, Feb. 21 with their opening game slated for Sunday, Feb. 23 against the host Portland Timbers at 7:30 p.m. PT. San Jose will also face Vancouver Whitecaps FC at 5 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Feb. 26 and Portmore United FC (Jamaica) at 2:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, March 1. All of the games in Portland will be played at JELD-WEN Field and will be available to watch via livestream at www.sjearthquakes.com

The Earthquakes open their 2014 MLS regular season against Real Salt Lake on Saturday, March 15. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. PT at Buck Shaw Stadium. Tickets are now on sale by visiting www.sjearthquakes.com or calling 1-800-225-2277. Groups of 10 or more should call the club’s front office at 408-556-7700 to inquire about group rates.

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2014 PRESEASON TRAINING SCHEDULE
Jan. 26-Feb. 2 – San Jose, Calif.
Feb. 3-9 – Tucson, Ariz.
Feb. 10-20 – San Jose, Calif.
Feb. 21-March 1 – Portland, Ore.
March 2 – San Jose, Calif.

2014 PRESEASON GAME SCHEDULE
Feb. 5 – #Seattle Sounders FC
Feb. 8 – #Houston Dynamo
Feb. 15 – LA Galaxy at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, Calif.
Feb. 23 – %Portland Timbers
Feb. 26 – %Vancouver Whitecaps FC
March 1 – %Portmore United FC (Jamaica)

# Desert Diamond Friendlies at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.
% Rose City Invitational at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Ore.