SAN JOSE, Calif. – Ten nationally televised games and stops at Stanford Stadium and Levi’s® Stadium highlight the San Jose Earthquakes’ 2014 schedule as Major League Soccer unveiled its full slate for the upcoming season on Monday.
San Jose will open its season at home against the Colorado Rapids on Sunday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. PT. Local television and radio broadcast schedules will be announced at a later date.
The Earthquakes will play at Stanford Stadium for a fourth-consecutive year on Saturday, June 28 against the LA Galaxy. The previous two editions drew sellout crowds of over 50,000. In addition to the soccer match, fans will be treated to a Salute to the Armed Forces halftimeshow and post-game fireworks extravaganza. Tickets will go on sale beginning Wednesday, Jan. 29 with a special Visa Pre-Sale with general public availability to follow two days later starting at 10 a.m. PT.
The club will also feature in the first-ever event at the San Francisco 49ers’ new home, Levi’s® Stadium, on Saturday, Aug. 2 against Seattle Sounders FC. Ticket information for that match will be available at a later date.
The national television slate includes five games on NBCSports Network, one on ESPN2, three on UniMas and one on Univision DeportesNetwork. The NBC Sports clip includes a stretch of three in a row, startingwith the club’s home game against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday, July 23. Next up is the Aug. 2 date against Seattle at Levi’s® Stadium, followed by the Southern California leg of the California Clasico on Friday, Aug. 8. NBC Sports Network will also carry the Stanford Stadium leg of the Clasico and San Jose’s home match against D.C. United on Friday, July 11.
In addition to NBC Sports Network, the Earthquakes will appear on ESPN2 on Sunday, Sept. 7 against the Portland Timbers at JELD-WENField. The trio of UniMas matches includes: Sunday, April 13 against the Columbus Crew at Buck Shaw Stadium, Sunday, Sept. 14 against the LA Galaxy at Buck Shaw and Sunday, Oct. 26 against Chivas USA at the StubHub Center. Wrapping up the national television schedule is a match against the Philadelphia Union on Sunday, Aug. 24 at PPL Park.
San Jose has a home-heavy schedule in the first half of the season. They host six of their first nine matches and then six of eight spanning June 28 through mid-August. The Earthquakes close with seven road fixtures in their final 10.
The Earthquakes are off from Sunday, June 8 until Saturday, June 28 as part of a league-wide FIFA break for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Season ticket packages are on sale now starting at $266. For more information, visit www.sjearthquakes.com/tickets or call the club’s Front Office at 408-556-7700. Individual tickets for all games except matches at Stanford Stadium and Levi’s® Stadium will be available through a special Visa Pre-Sale starting on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Tickets go onsale to the general public on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. PT and will be available by visiting the club’s website or by calling 1-800-225-2277. Groups of 10 or more should call the Front Office at 408-556-7700 to inquire about group rates.
|Sunday, March 9||Colorado Rapids||TBD||TBD|
|Saturday, March 22||at Sporting Kansas City||5:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, March 29||New England Revolution||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Sunday, April 13||Columbus Crew||12:00 p.m.||UNIMAS|
|Saturday, April 19||at Colorado Rapids||3:00 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, April 26||Chivas USA||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, May 3||at Vancouver Whitecaps FC||TBD||TBD|
|Wednesday, May 7||Real Salt Lake||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, May 10||FC Dallas||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, May 17||at Seattle Sounders FC||7:00 p.m.||TBD|
|Sunday, May 25||Houston Dynamo||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, May 31||at FC Dallas||5:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, June 7||at Toronto FC||TBD||TBD|
|Saturday, June 28||LA Galaxy*||TBD||NBCSN|
|Wednesday, July 2||Chivas USA||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Friday, July 11||D.C. United||8:00 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Saturday, July 19||at New York Red Bulls||4:00 p.m.||TBD|
|Wednesday, July 23||Chicago Fire||8:00 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Saturday, August 2||Seattle Sounders FC**||TBD||NBCSN|
|Friday, August 8||at LA Galaxy||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Saturday, August 16||FC Dallas||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Wednesday, August 20||at Seattle Sounders FC||7:00 p.m.||TBD|
|Sunday, August 24||at Philadelphia Union||5:00 p.m.||UDN|
|Saturday, August 30||Real Salt Lake||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Sunday, September 7||at Portland Timbers||2:00 p.m.||ESPN2|
|Wednesday, September 10||at Vancouver Whitecaps FC||TBD||TBD|
|Sunday, September 14||LA Galaxy||12:00 p.m.||Unimas|
|Saturday, September 20||at Montreal Impact||TBD||TBD|
|Saturday, September 27||at Colorado Rapids||6:00 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, October 4||Portland Timbers||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Wednesday, October 8||at Portland Timbers||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, October 11||at Real Salt Lake||6:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Saturday, October 18||Vancouver Whitecaps FC||7:30 p.m.||TBD|
|Sunday, October 26||at Chivas USA||12:00 p.m.||Unimas|
*Match will be played at Stanford Stadium; **Match will be played at Levi's® Stadium