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Ramey: Quakes need to be more clinical in the final third to win games

Ramey: Quakes need to be more clinical in the final third to win games

“They’ve missed opportunities to finish,” Ramey said. “They are creating far more this year, but they’re not finishing them off… If they can get 3 points Friday night, that would be huge for the Earthquakes but it will be entirely dependent on whether or not they are able to finish those opportunities and put the ball in the back of the net.”

Ramey breaks down Earthquakes’ 2017 season ahead

Ramey breaks down Earthquakes’ 2017 season ahead

Looking ahead to the Earthquakes’ 2017 campaign, all eyes are on the two players the team has relied on for years now: Forward Chris Wondolowski, and goalkeeper David Bingham. Wondolowski, the league’s 2012 MVP, currently sits at 4th on the all time MLS goal scoring list with 121 goals and has been a mainstay with the…

Local ties play big role in SJ-hosted MLS All-Star Game

Local ties play big role in SJ-hosted MLS All-Star Game

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Earthquakes’ new crown jewel of a stadium was nearly 10 years in the making before it finally opened in February of 2015. Avaya Stadium restored some relevance and significance to Bay Area soccer by becoming the 15th soccer-specific stadium that supported an MLS team. MLS decided in May of 2015 that…

Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars with late goal at Avaya

Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars with late goal at Avaya

Arsenal FC of the English Premier League defeated the MLS All-Star squad 2-1 on an 87′ goal in front of a packed Avaya stadium in San Jose that showed equal parts MLS blue and Arsenal red. Both teams started in a 4-2-3-1 formation and employed an evolving lineup in order to get as many players…

The School of Quincy Amarikwa: 35-yard chip shots and the mentality of success

The School of Quincy Amarikwa: 35-yard chip shots and the mentality of success

“You’re always calculating and assessing the situation you’re in at any given moment. And then you’re also calculating the chances and rate of success of an action in any given moment.” – Quincy Amarikwa March 13, 2016. MLS Week 2 against the Portland Timbers. One minute of first half stoppage time. Quincy Amarikwa wins possession…

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