Quakes to play Sacramento Republic FC on March 5

Club will conclude preseason with an exhibition against affiliate in Turlock

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the club will close its preseason with an exhibition against their USL-PRO affiliate, Sacramento Republic FC, in Turlock on Wednesday, March 5. Kickoff is 7 p.m. PT at CSU Stanislaus’ Warrior Field.

The Earthquakes have also officially partnered with the City of Turlock and CSU Stanislaus to make Turlock the home of the club’s PDL team. San Jose’s U-23 PDL side will practice at the Turlock Regional Sports Complex and will play home games at Warrior Field.

Tickets for the exhibition match will be on sale at the gate on the day of the game for $25. Advanced purchase will also be available in the City of Turlock’s Recreation Office at 144 S. Broadway on business days between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT. Fans can also guarantee their spot in the stadium by purchasing an Earthquakes PDL season ticket package for $50 through the City of Turlock’s Recreation Office.

The Earthquakes announced a landmark partnership with Sacramento Republic FC on Jan. 23, 2014 to make the first-year club their USL-PRO affiliate. As part of the agreement, San Jose will loan a minimum of two players to Sacramento for the duration of the 2014 season, with an option to recall those players. The match in Turlock will be the first game for Republic FC.

After wrapping up their preseason, the Earthquakes will host Mexican league leading Deportivo Toluca FC on Tuesday, March 11 for the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinal. San Jose opens its MLS campaign four days later against Real Salt Lake at Buck Shaw Stadium. Tickets for both matches are on sale at www.sjearthquakes.com or by calling 1-800-225-2277. Groups of 10 or more can call the club’s front office at 408-556-7700 to inquire about group rates.