San Jose Earthquakes

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San Jose Earthquakes
First Season
1996
Team History
San Jose Earthquakes (2000-present)
San Jose Clash (1996-99)
League/Conference
Major League Soccer (1996-present)
  • Western Conference (1996-present)
Venue
PayPal Park (2015-present)
Buck Shaw Stadium (2008-14)
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (2008-09)
Spartan Stadium (1996-2005)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The San Jose Earthquakes are an American professional soccer team based in San Jose, California. The Earthquakes compete as a member club of the Western Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS). The franchise began play in 1996 (originally as the San Jose Clash) as one of the charter clubs of the league. The Earthquakes took part in the first game in MLS history.

Publications

Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
2010s
2015 Regular Season various Avaya Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

2000s 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2009
2010s 2011 • 2012 • 2017 • 2018 • 2019
San Jose Earthquakes head coaches
Laurie Calloway (1996-97) • Brian Quinn (1997-99) • Jorge Espinoza* 1999) • Lothar Osiander (1999-2000) • Frank Yallop (2001-03) • Dominic Kinnear (2004-05) • Frank Yallop (2008-13) • Mark Watson (2013-14) • Ian Russell* (2014) • Dominic Kinnear (2015-17) • Chris Leitch (2017) • Mikael Stahre (2017-18) • Steve Ralston* (2018) • Matías Almeyda (2018-2022) • Alex Covelo* (2022) • Luchi Gonzalez (2023-present)

*caretaker/interim manager


Major League Soccer (2022)
Eastern Conference Atlanta United FC • Charlotte FC • Chicago Fire FC • FC Cincinnati • Columbus Crew • D.C. United • Inter Miami CF • CF Montréal • Nashville SC • New England Revolution • New York City FC • New York Red Bulls • Orlando City SC • Philadelphia Union • Toronto FC
Western Conference Austin FC • Colorado Rapids • FC Dallas • Houston Dynamo FC • LA Galaxy • Los Angeles FC • Minnesota United FC • Portland Timbers • Real Salt Lake • San Jose Earthquakes • Seattle Sounders FC • Sporting Kansas City • Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Defunct Teams Tampa Bay Mutiny (1996-2001) • Miami Fusion (1998-2001) • Chivas USA (2005-14)
Current Venues Audi Field • BC Place • BMO Field • Dick's Sporting Goods Park • Dignity Health Sports Park • Gillette Stadium • Lumen Field • Mapfre Stadium • Mercedes-Benz Stadium • PayPal Park • PNC Stadium • Providence Park • Soldier Field • Subaru Park • Toyota Stadium • Yankee Stadium
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