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
San Jose Quakes win in London again
by Ridge Mahoney, March 10th, 2010 6:46PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls, san jose earthquakes

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS] The San Jose Earthquakes won their second straight game during their visit to London by beating Tottenham's reserves, 1-0, Wednesday on a goal by Bobby Burling. Coach Frank Yallop sent an almost completely different team than the group that beat West Ham's reserves Monday. He paired Burling in central defense with rookie Ike Opara, and Quincy Amarikwaplayed up top with Cornell Glen.

Yallop took 25 players to London and is hoping his players draw some inspiration from spending time and watching training sessions at a Premier League club.

"Going over and just training at their ground and watching soccer 24/7, I think it’s great for our guys,” said Yallop prior to the team’s departure from the U.S. last week. He played 15 seasons in England for Ipswich Town before coming to America to play for Tampa Bay. “I’m excited, because I lived it, and I think it will be good for our group and help us get ready for the season.”

Spurs keeper Ben Alknick saved headers from Amarikwa and Burling before San Jose broke through early in the second half. Midfielder Simon Elliottcollected a cleared corner and lobbed the ball back into the goalmouth, where Amarikwa headed it for Burling to bang into the net.

San Jose goalie Andrew Weber came up with a vital save on a close-range shot from Ryan Mason to stave off Tottenham. Aside from Steve Beitashour, who came on as a late sub Monday, all the players who faced Arsenal sat out this match except Opara. He has been traveling back and forth between Wake Forest and preseason training to complete the academic year.

The Quakes play the final match of their London trip Friday in an MLS-eque North London derby when they host Colorado, which is training at the Arsenal facilities. They return to the U.S. Sunday and will play Houston at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco next Wednesday.

March 10 in London
Tottenham 0, San Jose 1.
Goal:
Burling (Amarikwa, Elliott) 51.
Tottenham –Ben Alnwick, Kyle Walker, Younes Kaboul (Steven Caulker 60), Dorian Dervite (Nathan Byrne 84), Adam Smith, Andros Townsend, Jake Livermore, Dean Parrett (Kudus Oyenuga 81), Danny Rose, Ryan Mason, Harry Kane (Jon Obika 45).
San Jose --Andrew Weber, Steven Beitashour, Bobby Burling, Ike Opara, Justin Morrow, Antonio Ribeiro, Simon Elliott, Ramon Sanchez, Chris Wondolowski, Quincy Amarikwa, Cornell Glen.



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: Arsene Wenger    
"One day, if I'm free, why not?" -- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday saying he ...
What They're Saying: Sam Allardyce    
"Well done! Our journey has begun with our first win together. Looking forward to seeing you ...
This week in men's college soccer    
Albert Ruiz broke a 43-year-old NCAA record for the fastest hat trick to start a game ...
USL Playoffs: Red Bulls II take best record into postseason    
Overall points leader Red Bulls II heads the USL's Eastern Conference playoff field for first-round, sinlge-elimination ...
USMNT: Seven uncapped players who might get call-ups    
Jurgen Klinsmann's only chance to look at new talent before the Hexagonal starts Nov. 11 is ...
USL Playoffs: Sac Republic FC seeks to reclaim crown    
Two Western Conference games kick off the USL playoffs on Friday in the single-elimination tournament that ...
MLS Countdown: Lots on the line for Rapids and Timbers    
The second meeting of the season between Colorado and Portland comes nearly three months after a ...
NWSL Playoffs: Thorns and Spirit open at home    
For the Portland Thorns and Washington Spirit, this weekend's semifinals will mark the first time they've ...
U.S. Abroad: Carter-Vickers gets Spurs contract extension    
A week after 18-year-old defender Cameron Carter-Vickers made his pro debut for Tottenham Hotspur in the ...
Mexico: Gio is back for October friendlies    
LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos was picked by Mexico national team coach Juan Carlos Osorio ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives