Alan Gordon vs. Portland Timbers
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Gordon issues statement after Portland match

PORTLAND, Ore. - San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon has issued the following statement after his use of a derogatory phrase during the second half of Sunday’s match against the Portland Timbers at JELD-WEN Field:

“I sincerely apologize for what I said in our game tonight. Although I said it in the heat of the moment, that language has no place in our game. That is not my character, but there is still no excuse for saying what I said. I made a mistake and I accept full responsibility for my actions.”

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