2017 San Jose Earthquakes season

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San Jose Earthquakes
2017 season
ChairmanEarthquakes Soccer, LLC
CoachDominic Kinnear (until June 25)
Chris Leitch (from June 25)
StadiumAvaya Stadium (Primary)
Stanford Stadium (1 League game)
Major League SoccerConference: 6th
Overall: 12th
MLS Cup PlayoffsKnockout Round
U.S. Open CupSemifinals
California Clásico1st (2-1-0)
Heritage Cup2nd (0-1-1)
Top goalscorerLeague: Chris Wondolowski (13)
All: Chris Wondolowski (17)
Highest home attendance50,617
(Jul. 1 vs. Los Angeles at Stanford Stadium)
Lowest home attendanceLeague: 17,256
(Sep. 27 vs. Chicago Fire)
All: 12,524
(Jun. 14 vs. San Francisco Deltas)
Average home league attendanceLeague: 19,875
All: 18,769
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The 2017 San Jose Earthquakes season is the club's 35th year of existence, their 20th season in Major League Soccer and their 10th consecutive season in the top-flight of American soccer.

Current squad[edit]

Current roster[edit]

As of October 23, 2017.[1]

David Bingham signed for San Jose rivals LA Galaxy at the end of the 2017 season.
San Jose's 2017 Defensive MVP Florian Jungwirth.
Nick Lima became San Jose's second-ever Homegrown Player in 2017.
2017 DP signing Vako.
Danny Hoesen was the second highest scorer for the club in 2017, behind Chris Wondolowski.


Number Nat. Player Position Date of birth Previous Club Appearances 2017 MLS Goals 2017 MLS Assists Notes
Goalkeepers
1 United States David Bingham GK (1989-10-19) October 19, 1989 (age 29) Norway Strømmen IF 23 7 CS 1 -
12 United States Matt Bersano GK (1992-09-10) September 10, 1992 (age 26) United States Seattle Sounders FC 2 0 - - On loan to United StatesReno 1868 FC
28 United States Andrew Tarbell GK (1993-10-07) October 7, 1993 (age 25) United States Clemson Tigers 11 2 CS - Generation Adidas
Defenders
2 United States Kofi Sarkodie DF (1991-03-22) March 22, 1991 (age 28) United States Houston Dynamo 18 - 1 -
3 Switzerland François Affolter DF (1991-03-13) March 13, 1991 (age 28) Switzerland FC Luzern 6 - - -
4 United States Marvell Wynne DF (1986-05-08) May 8, 1986 (age 32) United States Colorado Rapids 0 - - -
5 United States Víctor Bernárdez DF (1982-05-24) May 24, 1982 (age 36) Mexico Indios (loan from BelgiumAnderlecht) 25 - 1 Vice-Captain
15 Argentina Andrés Imperiale DF (1986-07-08) July 8, 1986 (age 32) Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa 13 - - -
18 New Zealand Kip Colvey DF (1994-03-15) March 15, 1994 (age 25) United States Cal Poly Mustangs 0 - - On loan to United StatesReno 1868 FC
23 Germany Florian Jungwirth DF (1989-01-27) January 27, 1989 (age 30) Germany Darmstadt 98 30 2 3 -
24 United States Nick Lima DF (1994-11-17) November 17, 1994 (age 24) United States California Golden Bears 22 2 1 Homegrown Player
31 Panama Harold Cummings DF (1992-03-01) March 1, 1992 (age 27) Costa Rica Alajuelense 0 - - -
Midfielders
6 United States Shea Salinas MF (1986-06-24) June 24, 1986 (age 32) United States Vancouver Whitecaps 25 1 3 -
7 Trinidad and Tobago Cordell Cato MF (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 26) United States Seattle Sounders FC 15 - - -
10 Albania Jahmir Hyka MF (1988-03-08) March 8, 1988 (age 31) Switzerland FC Luzern 30 3 5 -
11 Georgia (country) Valeri Qazaishvili MF (1993-01-29) January 29, 1993 (age 26) Poland Legia Warszawa (loan from NetherlandsVitesse) 13 5 2 DP
13 South Africa Lindo Mfeka MF (1994-03-30) March 30, 1994 (age 25) United States South Florida Bulls 1 - - -
14 United States Jackson Yueill MF (1997-03-18) March 18, 1997 (age 22) United States UCLA Bruins 24 - 1 Generation Adidas
17 El Salvador Darwin Cerén MF (1989-12-31) December 31, 1989 (age 29) United States Orlando City SC 21 - 2 -
22 United States Tommy Thompson MF (1995-08-15) August 15, 1995 (age 23) United States Indiana Hoosiers 32 1 4 Homegrown Player
27 United States Fatai Alashe MF (1993-10-21) October 21, 1993 (age 25) United States Michigan State Spartans 17 - - -
30 Panama Aníbal Godoy MF (1990-02-10) February 10, 1990 (age 29) Hungary Honvéd 26 2 - -
33 United States Marc Pelosi MF (1994-06-17) June 17, 1994 (age 24) England Liverpool 0 - - -
38 Brazil Matheus Silva MF (1996-12-08) December 8, 1996 (age 22) United States Montverde Academy 0 - - On loan to United StatesReno 1868 FC
49 Jamaica Simon Dawkins MF (1987-12-01) December 1, 1987 (age 31) England Derby County 7 - - DP
Forwards
8 United States Chris Wondolowski FW (1983-01-28) January 28, 1983 (age 36) United States Houston Dynamo 34 13 8 Captain; DP
9 Netherlands Danny Hoesen FW (1991-01-15) January 15, 1991 (age 28) Netherlands FC Groningen 32 5 5 On loan from FC Groningen
21 Costa Rica Marco Ureña FW (1990-03-05) March 5, 1990 (age 29) Denmark Brøndby IF 25 5 1 -
25 United States Quincy Amarikwa FW (1987-10-29) October 29, 1987 (age 31) United States Chicago Fire 9 - - -
San Jose lining up to play the Colorado Rapids on July 29, 2017. From left to right, top row: Darwin Cerén, Chris Wondolowski, David Bingham, Víctor Bernárdez, Simon Dawkins, and Shea Salinas. Bottom row: Andrés Imperiale, Nick Lima, Marco Ureña, Jackson Yueill, and Florian Jungwirth.

Non-competitive[edit]

California[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Nevada[edit]

California[edit]

Competitive[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Standings[edit]

Western Conference Table

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
4 Houston Dynamo 34 13 10 11 57 45 +12 50 Knockout round
5 Sporting Kansas City 34 12 9 13 40 29 +11 49
6 San Jose Earthquakes 34 13 14 7 39 60 −21 46
7 FC Dallas 34 11 10 13 48 48 0 46
8 Real Salt Lake 34 13 15 6 48 56 −8 45
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots

Overall Table

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
10 Houston Dynamo 34 13 10 11 57 45 +12 50
11 Sporting Kansas City 34 12 9 13 40 29 +11 49 2019 CONCACAF Champions League
12 San Jose Earthquakes 34 13 14 7 39 60 −21 46
13 FC Dallas 34 11 10 13 48 48 0 46
14 Real Salt Lake 34 13 15 6 49 55 −6 45
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) coin toss or drawing of lots
Notes:
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Results[edit]

MLS Cup Playoffs[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Upcoming fixture

Player statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Place Position Number Name MLS MLS Cup Open Cup Total
1 FW 8 United States Chris Wondolowski 13 0 2 15
2 FW 9 Netherlands Danny Hoesen 5 0 3 8
3 MF 11 Georgia (country) Valeri Qazaishvili 5 0 0 5
FW 21 Costa Rica Marco Ureña 5 0 0 5
5 MF 10 Albania Jahmir Hyka 3 0 0 3
6 MF 30 Panama Aníbal Godoy 2 0 0 2
DF 23 Germany Florian Jungwirth 2 0 0 2
DF 24 United States Nick Lima 2 0 0 2
MF 6 United States Shea Salinas 1 0 1 2
10 MF 7 Trinidad and Tobago Cordell Cato 0 0 1 1
MF 22 United States Tommy Thompson 1 0 0 1
MF 14 United States Jackson Yueill 0 0 1 1
Total 39 0 8 47

As of 22 October 2017.

Player Movement[edit]

In[edit]

Per Major League Soccer and club policies terms of the deals do not get disclosed.

Date Player Position Previous Club Notes Ref
12/22/16 Colombia Olmes García Forward United States Real Salt Lake Waiver Draft; Acquired rights (not signed) [4]
12/21/16 United States Nick Lima Defender United States California Golden Bears Homegrown Player [5]
1/7/16 Panama Harold Cummings Defender Costa Rica LD Alajuelense Undisclosed [6]
1/27/17 Costa Rica Marco Ureña Forward Denmark Brøndby IF Targeted Allocation Money [7]
2/2/17 Germany Florian Jungwirth Defender Germany SV Darmstadt 98 Targeted Allocation Money [8]
2/3/17 Albania Jahmir Hyka Midfielder Switzerland FC Luzern Targeted Allocation Money
6/22/17 Georgia (country) Valeri Qazaishvili Midfielder Netherlands SBV Vitesse Designated Player [9]
7/21/2017 Switzerland François Affolter Defender Switzerland FC Luzern Free transfer [10]

Out[edit]

Date Player Position Destination Club Notes Ref
10/27/16 United States Chad Barrett Forward United States Real Salt Lake Option Declined, Free Agent [11]
12/02/16 United States Bryan Meredith Goalkeeper United States Seattle Sounders Option Declined, Free Agent [12]
12/02/16 Eritrea Henok Goitom Forward Sweden AIK Fotboll Option Declined [12]
12/02/16 Switzerland Innocent Emeghara Forward CyprusErmis Aradippou FC Option Declined [12][13]
12/02/16 United States Steven Lenhart Forward Japan FC Imabari Option Declined [12]
12/02/16 United States Mark Sherrod Forward Option Declined [12]
12/15/16 England Jordan Stewart Defender United States Phoenix Rising FC Out of Contract [14]
Panama Alberto Quintero Midfielder Peru Universitario Loan ended
7/13/17 Jamaica Shaun Francis Defender Canada Montreal Impact Trade [15]

Loans[edit]

Per Major League Soccer and club policies terms of the deals do not get disclosed.

In[edit]

Date Player Position Loaned from Notes Ref
2/2/17 Netherlands Danny Hoesen Forward Netherlands FC Groningen Season long loan; Targeted Allocation Money [8]

Draft Picks[edit]

Draft picks are not automatically signed to the team roster. Only those who are signed to a contract will be listed as transfers in.

Date Player Number Position Previous club Notes Ref
January 13, 2017 Jackson Yueill MF United States UCLA MLS SuperDraft 1st Round Pick (#6) [16]
January 13, 2017 Lindo Mfeka MF United States University of South Florida MLS SuperDraft 2nd Round Pick (#28) [16]
January 17, 2017 Christian Thierjung FW United States University of California, Berkeley MLS SuperDraft 3rd Round Pick (#50) [17]
January 17, 2017 Auden Schilder GK United States University of Washington MLS SuperDraft 4th Round Pick (#72) [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players | San Jose Earthquakes". SJEarthquakes.com. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Billingsley, Mark (21 March 2017). "A major-league pain: Republic FC friendly against Earthquakes canceled due to weather". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  3. ^ Strauss, Brian (6 April 2017). "MLS clubs have resolution over qualifying for future CCL after format change". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  4. ^ Media Relations, Earthquakes (December 21, 2016). "Earthquakes sign Nick Lima to Homegrown Player Contract". sjearthquakes.com/. San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Sign Nick Lima to Homegrown Player Contract". sjearthquakes.com. 21 December 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  6. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Sign Panamanian Defender Harold Cummings". sjearthquakes.com. 7 January 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  7. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Sign Costa Rica National Team Forward Marcos Ureña". 27 January 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  8. ^ a b "NEWS: Earthquakes Acquire Danny Hoesen and Florian Jungwirth". Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  9. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Sign Valeri 'Vako' Qazaishvili as Designated Player". Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  10. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Sign Swiss Defender Francois Affolter". Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  11. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes forward Chad Barrett won't return in 2017". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  12. ^ a b c d e "NEWS: Earthquakes Announce Roster Moves Ahead of 2017 Season". 2 December 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  13. ^ Rédaction. "Innocent Emeghara et Emmanuel Frimpong à l'Emeris Aradippou (Chypre)". L'ÉQUIPE (in French). Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  14. ^ "Jordan Stewart announces he will not return to the Quakes in 2017". 12 December 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  15. ^ Panizo, Franco (13 July 2017). "Montreal Impact land Shaun Francis via trade with San Jose Earthquakes". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  16. ^ a b "Earthquakes Select Midfielder Jackson Yueill in the First Round and Midfielder Lindo Mfeka in the Second Round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft". 13 January 2017. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  17. ^ a b "NEWS: Earthquakes Select Forward Christian Thierjung in the Third Round and Goalkeeper Auden Schilder in the Fourth Round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft". 17 January 2017. Retrieved 4 February 2017.