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Nerdy Gales

  • joined Nov 30, 2011
  • last login Aug 19, 2014
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San Jose Earthquakes blogger, bobblehead and dribbler of balls & Boddington's at Center Line Soccer. International Fan of Mystery – that’s me in a nutshell.

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Looking forward to that "New-Stadium-Smell"?

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The Earthquakes played real football at Levi's Stadium: How Djá like it? Earthquakes fans told us in no uncertain terms how they liked (or not) the grand experiment to test out the 49ers new...

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Photo Gallery: Alan Gordon at the SJ Earthquakes

The Bash Brothers have been broken up - Alan Gordon was traded away for allocation money - to a MLS Western Conference rival. The fans are dismayed but wish him the very best, even though he'll...

This Quakes Week: Wondo's Back!

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As the lives of American soccer fans return back to 'normal' after the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Earthquakes fans are getting used to their 'new normal' at the bottom of the MLS Western Conference.

Our Man in Brazil: Do you know the way to Recife?

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Next time you're stuck in a bit of a jam on US101 on your way to a Quakes game, remember the travails of fans like Phil Luna, who will let nothing get in the way of their World Cup date. Twenty six...

Wondolowski Hires New Press Agent

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Chris Wondolowski's new spokeswoman is none other than Emersyn Wondolowski, who makes her first public statements to Center Line Soccer. An interview with a six month old isn't too much different...

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Photo Gallery: SJ Earthquakes 0-1 LA Galaxy

A gallery of pictures of Saturday's California Clasico at Stanford Stadium courtesy of Center Line Soccer's photographers Joe Nuxoll, Lyndsay Radnedge and Maciek Gudrymowicz.

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Quakes Fans in Brazil

A gallery of the exploits of San Jose Earthquakes fans as they follow the US Men's National Team around Brazil in the 2014 World Cup.

Do you believe?

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Do you believe? Do you believe that we will win?

Muma starts, doesn't finish Honduras Cup opener

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A difficult first outing for Los Catrachos, as they fall 3-0 to France in their 2014 World Cup opener. It remains to be seen whether Earthquakes fans have seen the last of their central defender...

Magic Eight Ball: Wondolowski, Ripken & World Cup

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This episode of Wondo's trip to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil - cue Sesame Street theme - brought to you today by the number "8".

This Quakes Week: Open Cup, World Cup & All-Stars

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Looking for something to do before the World Cup starts tomorrow?

Inking In Earthquakes Unity, Devotion & Heritage.

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Nerdy Gales inks in the details of reasons Earthquakes players and fans choose their tattoos, and noticed that they mirror the club's new motto that was unveiled at the start of the 2014 season:...

Earthquakes versus Toronto FC preview

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It looks like a good weekend to catch Toronto FC after a midweek defeat and the absence of their ace midfielder Michael Bradley and Brazilian goal keeper Julio Cesar - do the Quakes have enough...

San Jose to Brazil via the 17th hole at Sawgrass

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A round up of the week's news from the plush new Center Line Soccer office complex surrounding the San Jose Earthquakes epicenter.

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Photo Gallery: US National Team Training, Stanford

The march to Brazil began in the Bay Area, with the full 30-man squad in training at Stanford University. Photographers Lyndsay Radnedge & Maciek Gudrymowicz were on hand to capture some of the...

EPL Promotion Play-Off Game for Simon Dawkins

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Former Earthquakes player Simon Dawkins gets the chance to play for a place in the English Premier league as Derby County FC take on Queens Park Rangers at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

Wondolowski in, Goodson out of USMNT 23-Man Roster

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The USMNT 23-man roster was announced today - somewhat unexpectedly given that the roster does not have to be submitted to FIFA until June 2. After 10 days in camp, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann...

Earthquakes versus Sounders: Match Preview

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The San Jose Earthquakes travel to Seattle to face the Sounders this weekend, taking every available body with them on the plane.

#Goodson4Brazil, #Wondo4Brazil -USMNT 30-man squad

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Call ups for Clarence Goodson and Chris Wondolowski in today's announcement from US Soccer - the 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign trail begins here.

Earthquakes vesus FC Dallas: Match Preview

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The Quakes close out a 3 game stretch against Dallas. 3 pts in the face of a slew of injuries will be challenging. Meanwhile, the 40th Anniversary celebrations continue with Krazy George and 1970's...

Earthquakes versus Rapids: Match Preview

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San Jose comes home for first of two at Buck Shaw this week. Please welcome Gabe Diamond to Quake Rattle and Goal, with his first San Jose Earthquakes match preview for Quake Rattle and Goal.

Whitecaps 3-2 Earthquakes: Match Recap

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This week’s road trip match recap just in from Nerdy Gales sofa: a personal take on trying to remain optimistic throughout the San Jose Earthquakes loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps; once again the...

Metric Soccer: Whitecaps vs Earthquakes preview

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Yes fans, it's time to pour some maple syrup on your Canadian bacon and lace up your metric AstroTurf cleats for the first trip of the season "up north" to BC place.

The Earthquakes This Week - #Wondo4Brazil

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This Earthquakes Week: #Wondo4Brazil; Athletico Madrid and Heading North

Sacramento Republic FC: 2-1 loss to Harrisburg

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A record breaking sell out crowd of 20,231 packed Hughes Stadium in Sacramento for the inaugural home opener of the Republic FC. Earthquakes forward, and Davis native, Adam Jahn scored the first...

Quakes 1-0 Chivas: There's always room for Djaló

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Yannick Djaló was the second half spark for the Quakes first win of the season; 1–0 over conference rivals Chivas USA. His swift movement on to Shea Salinas’s arcing cross proved the old adage:...

San Jose Earthquakes versus Chivas USA Preview

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Jet-lagged, rusted and ready, Nerdy Gales returns from the UK just in time to preview this week's home game against Chivas USA.

Wondolowski and Goodson called up for USMNT.

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Wondolowski and Goodson called up for USMNT: The last crucial chance to punch their ticket for Brazil.

#SKCvSJ Review: The End Of A Long Week

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A grueling CCL schedule wore down the Quakes and Sporting KC - a cold night on a worn field yielded little to write home about, but Nerdy Gales found 479 words to describe the Earthquakes' week.

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