San Jose Earthquakes
Security Stepped Up For First Sporting Event At Levi’s Stadium; 45,000 Expected At Earthquakes-Sounders Match
The Santa Clara Police Department will have an extra 100 officers on hand, and sheriff’s deputies will not only be patrolling the stadium, but VTA light trains as well.
The new home of the San Francisco 49ers will host its first international soccer match in September, the fourth sporting event held at the newly-opened facility.
San Jose Earthquakes Striker Chris Wondolowski returned to practice with the team Friday after appearing in two games during the World Cup for Team USA.
Wondolowski was born in Danville and plays Major League Soccer for San Jose’s earthquakes, but traces his family roots to the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma through his mother’s side. He even formally joined the tribe as at age 12 under the name “Bau Daigh,” meaning “warrior coming over the hill.” On Sunday, his fellow Kiowa were watching from a gathering at their headquarters in Carnegie, Oklahoma as team USA took on Portugal.
World Cup, Wondolowski, New Stadium Create ‘Perfect Storm Of Soccer Interest’ For San Jose Earthquakes
The World Cup and Team USA’s participation in the tournament is coming just at the right time for the San Jose Earthquakes.
For John Wondolowski, news of his son Chris Wondolowski’s invitation to join Team USA for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is still sinking in.
San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondowlowski has secured his spot on the World Cup roster for the U.S. national team.
Lee Nguyen scored in the 93rd minute, and the New England Revolution beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday night for their first win of the season.
Victor Bernardez tied the game with his second goal in the 95th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes drew 3-3 with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Fans anxious to see the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara will have the chance to do so at a relative discount.