San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York Red Bulls preview: Defense ready to pick up slack for injury riddled offense
With a sold-out Buck Shaw Stadium expected and a large national television audience tuned in, the San Jose Earthquakes will look to earn their first points of the 2013 season on Sunday when they face the New York Red Bulls (kick-off 7:00 p.m., TV: ESPN2). A bevy of scoring chances went wanting for Chris Wondolowski and the Earthquakes in their season opening 2-0 loss to Real Salt Lake, preventing the team from putting the game away early in their favor, but it was a pair of mistakes... Read More
The injury woes continue for the San Jose Earthquakes as yet another potential starter looks to be headed to the infirmary this week, and a new face crops up hoping to fill the void. During last Sunday’s match against Real Salt Lake, forward Mike Fucito picked up a hamstring injury but played through the ailment. By Tuesday it was apparent that head coach Frank Yallop would have to look further down his threadbare bench for another option against New York Red Bulls this Sunday... Read More
San Jose Earthquakes add Ramiro Corrales and Mike Fucito to roster: Are Nana Attakora and Peter McGlynn next?
The San Jose Earthquakes confirmed earlier on Wednesday that Ramiro Corrales and Mike Fucito have signed new contracts with the club and have been added to the senior roster. Per MLS policy, the lengths and terms of the two contracts have not been disclosed. Corrales, who made his MLS debut in the league’s inaugural season of 1996, returns at 35 years of age to play his 18th professional season. The midfielder enjoyed one of his best seasons with the Earthquakes in 2012, when... Read More
While the MLS SuperDraft is rapidly becoming a small piece of the roster building puzzle from teams in an always evolving league, the San Jose Earthquakes were pleased to add three players via the draft that are expected to complement an already loaded team. Veteran forward Mike Fucito, acquired in a draft day trade with Portland, and college seniors Tommy Muller and Dan Delgado are the newest Quakes after their rights were secured on Thursday. “I think we covered everything... Read More