EARTHQUAKES STRUGGLING

San Jose a huge disappointment so far

May 13, 2009
CarlisleBy Jeff Carlisle
(Archive)
It was the Scottish poet Robert Burns who once wrote, "The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry." To that group, you can add this season's edition of the San Jose Earthquakes, a team for which little has gone right during the first two months of the MLS regular season.

Put in the present context of San Jose's woeful 1-5-2 record, it's surprising to think that in some quarters, the team was a trendy pick to contend for this year's MLS Cup. But even the most cynical observers ...

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