San Jose based soccer team, the Earthquakes will be competing against several rivals soon. The upcoming games that are scheduled to be held at the Avaya Stadium will feature the teams, Houston Dynamo, Real Salt Lake, Vancouver Whitecaps and Sporting Kansas City, among others. Do not forget to support your favorite team.
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Early Years of the San Jose Clash
The team, San Jose Earthquakes was formed in 1994 by Van Voorhis. It was initially named the Clash up till 1999. Since the beginning the team became an integral part of Major League Soccer as it hosted its inaugural game in 1996. This game was against the D. C. United and was won by the Earthquakes, 1-0. The Earthquakes’ qualified for the post-season quarter-finals game in 1996 with a 15-17 score. It however failed to move on to compete for the Open Cup.
From Clash to the Earthquakes
The San Jose Earthquakes enjoyed immense success in 2001 and 2003 in which it won the quarter-finals. It finished as the champion of the West Division three times in 2001, 2003 and most recently in 2012. The Earthquakes also won the Supporters’ Shield in 2012.
International Tournaments Played by the Earthquakes
The San Jose Earthquakes have also qualified for numerous international tournaments such as the 2002 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup in which it made it to the quarterfinals losing to C. F. Pachuca. In 2003, the Earthquakes competed for the La Manga Cup and the CONCACAF Cup again. The team most recently qualified for the 2014 CONCACAF Champions’ League.
San Jose Earthquakes in Action!
Fans can cheer for their favorite teams as MLS schedules exciting games. To watch the Earthquakes live in action, all you need to do is get San Jose Earthquakes San Jose tickets.