Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Quakes to open Buck Shaw era without injured defenders
by Ridge Mahoney, May 2nd, 2008 10:11AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

Defenders Jay Ayers and Ryan Cochrane, injured in a collision Wednesday night playing for San Jose in the U.S. Open Cup, won't suit up Saturday when the Quakes play their first game at Buck Shaw Stadium at Santa Clara University. Both players suffered concussions when they collided in the 15th minute and needed several minutes to recover before they were able to walk off the field.

Ayers suffered facial fractures that could sideline him for a lengthy period. Cochrane will be evaluated periodically over the next few days to gauge the severity of his concussion.

"It shocked us a little bit," said Coach Frank Yallop, who brought on Jason Hernandez and James Riley as emergency replacements. "It was a pretty bad collision to be honest. I was sitting pretty close to it, and it was loud and I think it disturbed a few of our guys."

San Jose, playing a mostly reserve lineup, lost 4-0 to Real Salt Lake at Rice-Eccles Stadium in conditions harsh enough that snowfall in the second half required use of an orange ball.

The team announced Wednesday that less than 800 tickets remain for the Buck Shaw opener Saturday against FC Dallas.

Director of broadcasting and communications Jed Mettee sent an e-mail to correct an error in a previous story regarding the facility's capacity.

Official capacity will be 10,300, which can be increased to 10,500 by use of standing-room tickets, making Buck Shaw slightly larger than CommunityAmerica Ballpark, a minor-league baseball stadium being used by the Kansas City Wizards while renovations are conducted at Arrowhead Stadium.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan    
"I realized quickly I'm not a naturally energetic, outgoing, outspoken kind of person. I have pretty ...
MLS Countdown: Howard anxious for Rapids debut    
By some divine convergence, one of the best players to ever pull on a USA jersey ...
U.S. Open Cup: Struggling Fire and Sounders triumph    
The Chicago Fire and Seattle Sounders, MLS's most successful clubs in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open ...
Datebook: Concacaf Champions League schedule    
Four of the five MLS clubs entered in the group stage of the 2016-17 Scotiabank Concacaf ...
Klinsmann's U.S. plans hamstrung by FIFA calendar    
After the USA fell to Argentina, 4-0, in the Copa Centenario semifinals, Jurgen Klinsmann reiterated his ...
TV Report: Cali Clasico hits 1 million mark on Univision    
Saturday's San Jose Earthquakes-LA Galaxy game on Univision -- the first game on the Spanish-language network ...
What They're Saying: Harry Redknapp    
"Knows what system? The losing system? He knows the losing formula?" -- Harry Redknapp on the ...
Video Pick: Roy Hodgson faces the press    
Roy Hodgson resigned as England coach immediately after his team was eliminated from Euro 2016 with ...
What They're Saying: Icelandic whale watching company North Sailing    
"It must be hard to lose against the smallest nation that has ever taken part in ...
U.S. Open Cup: Schedule    
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup's round of 16 begins Tuesday with two games, both involving ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives