Tommy Thompson finally got his chance.
On Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, the forward made his first ever start for the San Jose Earthquakes as the club grabbed a road point in a 1-1 draw with the Seattle Sounders. As head coach Mark Watson has said repeatedly in recent weeks, the Quakes had no intensions of rushing the talented Thompson.
Instead, injuries to Yannick...
SEATTLE (AP) Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot in the 65th minute on Wednesday night and the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders.
The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were routed 5-0 at home last Saturday by FC Dallas.
Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back into a tie for both...
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SEATTLE (AP) Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot midway through the 66th minute on Wednesday night as the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders.
The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were coming off a 5-0 loss at home last Saturday to FC Dallas.
Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back...
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Chris Wondolowski is far more than a poacher.
In the 31st minute of the San Jose Earthquakes 1-1 tie with the LA Galaxy, the striker backheeled a pass into the path of Matias Perez Garcia to set up the newly-signed attacker for his first ever goal with the club.
“I always try to do whatever I can to help the team win, whether that is scoring goals, trying to set up goals or find...
Chris Wondolowski can’t lie. It won’t be easy to forget about his missed chance in Brazil.
“To be honest, I will think about that just because it was such a big moment on a big stage,” said Wondolowski of the shot that he sent over the bar and off target against Belgium in the 92nd minute. “It hurts.”
“But it won’t affect my play. It doesn’t affect my mentality...
No individual player feels worse than Chris Wondolowski in the wake of Team USA’s heartbreaking loss to Belgium on Tuesday. Wondo had a golden opportunity to score what would have been a game-winning goal in the 92nd minute, but the ball went off the side of his foot. After the game, Wondolowski apologized on Twitter. […]
After the United States had been outplayed throughout much of a scoreless game, Chris Wondolowski had a golden opportunity to give the USMNT a huge win over Belgium in the final seconds of stoppage time on Tuesday. Just look at the layup in the GIF above.
Jurgen Klinsmann pretty much summed up the reaction of every American.
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Admittedly, Wondolowski can be a mouthful to say (a lot people just call him “Wondo”). But, jeez, you only have to spell it one letter at a time, equipment manager guy. Not like the jersey snafu was a bad thing for the Earthquakes striker; he had a hat trick before halftime in the USMNT’s Gold Cup opener vs. Belize. So, maybe the extra “W” should be here to stay. [photo via 30fps]