The shocking news that the San Jose Earthquakes had traded Alan Gordon to the LA Galaxy for allocation money was met with both happiness and sadness by Quakes' supporters. Long rumored to be in the works, the move of Gordon was still a galvanizing piece of business, and Twitter and Facebook users came out by storm to voice their opinions on the merits of the deal.
@robertjonas Best wishes to Gordo! Now to get a starting RB— Eliseo Sandoval Jr (@jsan408) August 11, 2014
@robertjonas yes..Quakes not playing long ball anymore..he wasn't.going to make team next year at 200k..old..slow..injury prone..— jason gamble (@jjgamble49) August 11, 2014
@robertjonas yes, club needs change in attack style and we get allocation $ for an aging player that has not produced last couple of years.— Vega (@futbolmonkey) August 11, 2014
@SJEarthquakes good move— todd burkett (@quakes1) August 11, 2014
Thank you Alan Gordon for all of the goals and great memories, but most of all, for always playing hard.— 1906 Ultras (@1906Ultras) August 11, 2014
So long Gordon you will be missed. You gave us sjearthquakes fans tons of memorable moments. Can't… http://t.co/8StWRYljAh— marc (@marc93till) August 12, 2014
The Alan Gordon news is not surprising. I wish the old warhorse well... Some good memories too.— Matt Wilcox (@fadedtoblack) August 11, 2014