SAN JOSE — San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for what Major League Soccer called "unacceptable and offensive language" toward an opponent after using an anti-gay slur. Read More
The president of the San Jose Earthquakes says he is appalled that forward Alan Gordon directed an anti-gay slur at an opponent.
Dave Kaval said Monday that Gordon’s actions have let down the team’s fans and he will do whatever is necessary so the team can be “viewed as a beacon of diversity, community, and equality.”
Gordon is facing almost certain suspension by Major League Soccer after television cameras caught him making a homophobic comment to an opponent. Read More
Chris Wondolowski won Major League Soccer’s MVP award Thursday by an appropriately huge margin for the Earthquakes forward who dominated the league’s goal-scoring race.
Wondolowski capped his remarkable season by lifting the MVP trophy at the Home Depot Center during the week of festivities leading up to the MLS Cup on Saturday. Read More
Robbie Keane scored two goals and Mike Magee added another as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 Wednesday night to complete a 3-1 aggregate victory in the teams' Western Conference semifinal series.
Alan Gordon gave San Jose hope in the 82nd minute when he put away a miss-hit shot from Justin Morrow for his first career playoff goal. But the Earthquakes could not find the equalizer they needed to force overtime. Read More
Not since the inaugural season — when Roy Lassiter did it 16 years ago — had an MLS player found the back of the opposing net 27 times.
But that changed late October.
“It means a lot,” said Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski, who tied Lassiter’s single-season scoring record this year while helping his team rumble to the best record in the league. “But it doesn’t mean much if you’re not holding that MLS Cup championship at the end.” Read More
The Earthquakes knew they had their work cut out for them going into Tuesday’s U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match against the Seattle Sounders at Kezar Stadium.San Jose had not reached the semifinal round since 2004, entering the match 1-6 all time in the quarterfinal round.Unfortunately for the Earthquakes, that trend continued as they fell behind in the first half after a goal in the 18th minute and were unable to mount a comeback, dropping the match to the Sounders 1-0. Read More
Fresh off of a 10-day training trip to London, the San Jose Earthquakes will begin their 2010 MLS schedule with a exhibition game against the Houston Dynamo today at Kezar Stadium at 7 p.m. Read More