Alan Gordon
American soccer player
Alan Gordon
Alan Gordon is an American soccer player who currently plays for San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer.
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Galaxy's Alan Gordon is called up to national team for World Cup qualifiers
LATimes - 4 months
Galaxy forward Alan Gordon was called up by the U.S. national team Tuesday, replacing the Seattle Sounders’ Jordan Morris. Gordon, 35, was expected to join the team Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio, ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Mexico. The U.S. plays again Nov. 15 in Costa Rica. Gordon...
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Galaxy clinch home playoff game with 1-0 win over Dynamo
LATimes - 4 months
Alan Gordon scored in the 72nd minute and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Sunday to clinch a home game in the knockout round of the MLS Cup playoffs.  The Galaxy (12-6-15) are locked into the No. 3 seed in the West a week ahead of the regular-season finale. Houston (7-14-12)...
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Super-sub Alan Gordon is giving the Galaxy a going-away presence
LATimes - 5 months
Alan Gordon has survived 13 seasons of professional soccer, and he’s approached most of them the same way he’s played this one. “I’ve taken this year as my last,” the Galaxy forward said. “That’s always been the plan. One year at a time. So as of right now, this is my last year.” Gordon has pondered...
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Galaxy announces re-signing of Alan Gordon
LATimes - about 1 year
The Galaxy confirmed Monday what much of the world knew last week, namely that veteran forward Alan Gordon has re-signed and will be back with the team when it opens camp later this month. Terms of the deal, which Gordon celebrated on social media Friday, were not released. Gordon's contract ran...
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Galaxy scores in extra time to earn a 2-2 draw with Timbers
LATimes - almost 2 years
Alan Gordon scored in stoppage time and the Los Angeles Galaxy tied the Portland Timbers, 2-2, on Sunday.
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Gordon's late header allows San Jose to stun Galaxy
Fox News - over 3 years
The San Jose Earthquakes stunned the Los Angeles Galaxy with two goals in stoppage time to claim a 3-2 comeback win in the season's first edition of the California Clasico at Stanford Stadium on Saturday.The Galaxy took a 2-0 lead into the final 25 minutes of the match, but San Jose forward Alan Gordon came off the bench to spark a comeback, beginning with his goal in the 68th minute
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Johnson's free kick helps Portland down San Jose
Fox News - almost 4 years
Will Johnson fired home a brilliant free kick in the 78th minute of Portland's match at Jeld-Wen Field on Sunday, a goal that held up as the game-winner in the Timbers' 1-0 defeat of the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes.After a scoreless first half with neither side causing much of a threat, the match turned in Portland's favor with the showing of a second yellow card to Alan Gordon
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Alan Gordon in camp with US national team, still seeking that elusive 1st cap
Fox News - over 4 years
Alan Gordon celebrates his 31st birthday Tuesday. Maybe U.S. Soccer will give him a cap.
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Dawkins, Gordon lead San Jose to 4-1 win over Colorado
Fox News - over 4 years
Simon Dawkins and Alan Gordon both scored twice as the San Jose Earthquakes downed the Colorado Rapids, 4-1, on Saturday night at Buck Shaw Stadium in MLS.Dawkins scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season and Gordon his 11th and 12th, second on the team to Chris Wondolowski
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San Jose survives scare against FC Dallas
Fox News - over 4 years
Marvin Chavez and Alan Gordon scored and FC Dallas missed a penalty kick in extra time as the San Jose Earthquakes escaped with a 2-1 win Wednesday at Buck Shaw Stadium in MLS.Chavez scored his first goal of the season in the 12th minute and Gordon added his career-high eighth in first-half stoppage time
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Earthquakes edge Real Salt Lake 2-1
The Columbian - over 4 years
SANDY, Utah (AP) -- Reserve forward Alan Gordon scored a goal and assisted on another from Chris Wondolowski to lift the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
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Chivas USA earns 1-1 draw with San Jose
LATimes - almost 5 years
The Earthquakes' Alan Gordon scores in the 89th minute to counter the goal made by Chivas rookie Jose Correa in the fourth minute. SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Alan Gordon's goal in the 89th minute salvaged a 1-1 tie for the San Jose Earthquakes against Chivas USA on Sunday.
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Police: Do You Know This Man?
Westborough Patch - almost 5 years
  According to Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon, a Harvard resident was shopping at the Lyman Street Stop & Shop on April 12. At about 2:18 p.m., the man's wallet fell from his pocket. Another man, seen in this photo, is seen by surveillance cameras picking up the wallet. The Westborough police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who is seen picking the wallet up. Anyone with information is asked to call the Westborough police detective division at 508-366-3060.   Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on the latest Westborough news, or simply hit the "like" button at the top of this page. If you'd like to receive the Westborough Patch newsletter with our top stories, click here.
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Match #7 Preview: Philadelphia Union Vs. San Jose Earthquakes
SB Nation - almost 5 years
Setting: Saturday, April 28 at PPL Park in Chester; kickoff scheduled for 7:06:30 PM Eastern Broadcast Information: CSN Philadelphia (JP Dellacamera, Bob Rigby), with coverage beginning at 6:30 PM with a pre-game show / CSN Bay Area (Jim Kozimor, Kelly Gray), KLIV 1590 AM (Gus Johnson -- yes, that Gus Johnson), KZSF 1370 AM (Carlos Cesar Rivera) in San Jose / MLS Live, Direct Kick (CSN Philadelphia feed) San Jose's Record: 5-1-1, 16 points (first in West) San Jose's Last Match: W, 3-1 vs. Real Salt Lake Philadelphia vs. San Jose Last Season: 1-1-0 (San Jose 0 @ Philadelphia 1 on April 30; Philadelphia 0 @ San Jose 0 on July 9) For the San Jose Perspective, Visit Quake, Rattle and Goal Coming off their second win of the season, and their second win in a row, the Philadelphia Union finally have some momentum. And they're going to need it tomorrow night as they welcome in the Western Conference pace-setting San Jose Earthquakes, who come into PPL Park riding a five ...
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New casual fine dining restaurant coming to Haliburton
The Echo - almost 5 years
They’re hoping to appeal to all who pass through and live in Haliburton. Ann and Alan Gordon have plans to expand their restaurant business with the addition of a new establishment called Hali’s Bistro.[...]
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Paid Notice: Deaths GREISMAN, MURRAY
NYTimes - over 5 years
GREISMAN--Murray, 88, died gracefully in his sleep on Sunday, September 4th. He was the beloved husband of the late Beverly Greisman, and is survived by his sons Alan, Gordon, and Harold, his brother Jerome, and his grandchildren Sam, Chloe, Nicholas and Michael. He was a kind, loving and deeply thoughtful man. More than that, he was courageous.
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Paid Notice: Deaths GREISMAN, MURRAY
NYTimes - over 5 years
GREISMAN--Murray, 88, died gracefully in his sleep on Sunday, September 4th. He was the beloved husband of the late Beverly Greisman, and is survived by his sons Alan, Gordon, and Harold, his brother Jerome, and his grandchildren Sam, Chloe, Nicholas and Michael. He was a kind, loving and deeply thoughtful man. More than that, he was courageous.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Alan Gordon
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 33
    He was also called into the squad for the 2015 Gold Cup, after the USA advanced to the knockout rounds, replacing Jozy Altidore, who is still trying to recover from an injury.
    More Details Hide Details He came on as a late substitute for Aron Johannsson in the US's 2–1 loss the Jamaica in the semi finals, but failed to make an impact. Portland Timbers Los Angeles Galaxy Toronto FC San Jose Earthquakes
    At the start of the 2015 season, since the captain, Robbie Keane has been out of action due to international call-ups and injuries, Gordon has started four out of nine games and out of the nine games, he scored in three of them.
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    On March 15, 2015, Gordon started his first goal of the season against Portland Timbers in the 92nd minute, earning an away draw for the Galaxy.
    More Details Hide Details On April 12, Gordon scored the winner in the match against Seattle Sounders which ended in a 1–0 victory for the Galaxy. On 2 May, Gordon replaced Ignacio Maganto in the 72nd minute of the game against Colorado Rapids. Within minutes of coming onto the pitch, Gordon scored from a corner taken by Ishizaki, earning Galaxy a 1–1 draw.
  • 2013
    Age 31
    He was called into the squad for the 2013 Gold Cup, after the USA advanced to the knockout stages.
    More Details Hide Details He did not play however, as the USA won the tournament.
  • 2012
    Age 30
    He made his first international appearance on October 12, 2012 as a substitute against Antigua and Barbuda, where he provided a critical assist to Eddie Johnson, who scored a 90th minute game-winning goal.
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    Gordon was again called up in October 2012 to prepare for the final two matches in the semifinal round of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
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    Gordon earned his first call-up to the United States men's national soccer team on August 13, 2012, in advance of a friendly match against Mexico on August 15.
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    Gordon signed a new contract with San Jose in January 2012.
    More Details Hide Details Alan Gordon has had a career best of 13 goals in 23 appearances with the Earthquakes. On April 14, 2013, during the 60th minute of a match with the Portland Timbers, Gordon was caught on camera using the word "Faggot" in reference to Portland midfielder Will Johnson. Gordon was suspended for three matches following the incident, in addition to the one-match ban he received for drawing a red card in the 78th minute of the same match. Gordon returned once again to Los Angeles when San Jose traded him to the Galaxy on August 11, 2014 in exchange for allocation money. Gordon ended the season scoring five goals, four of them from off the bench.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 29
    Following Toronto's designated player signing of Danny Koevermans Gordon became a dispensable asset and was traded along with Jacob Peterson and Nana Attakora to San Jose Earthquakes for Ryan Johnson, allocation money and an international roster spot on July 14, 2011.
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    He was traded to Toronto FC on March 11, 2011 in exchange for Nick LaBrocca.
    More Details Hide Details Gordon made his debut for Toronto on March 26 in a 2-0 home victory against Portland Timbers with both goals coming from Javier Martina. On April 2 Gordon scored his first goal for Toronto in a 1–1 tie against his former team Chivas. Gordon had a memorable return to The Home Depot Center on June 11 when he scored two goals against The Galaxy in a 2–2 thriller which saw two goals scored in injury time of the second half.
  • 2010
    Age 28
    On November 24, 2010, he was selected by Vancouver Whitecaps FC in the 2010 MLS Expansion Draft, but was immediately traded back to Chivas USA, along with Alejandro Moreno, for allocation money and an international roster spot.
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    In August 2010, he was traded to neighboring Chivas USA for allocation money just one match short of his 100 league appearances with the Galaxy, during which time he notched 16 goals.
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  • 2008
    Age 26
    He finished 2008 with a career year.
    More Details Hide Details He scored five goals and seven assists, even though he was not a full-time starter.
    On April 26, 2008, Gordon scored two goals off the bench in the Galaxy's 5–2 victory over rivals Chivas USA.
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  • 2007
    Age 25
    On July 21, 2007 during a friendly with Chelsea, Gordon was pulled for David Beckham's first appearance with the Galaxy in the 78th minute.
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  • 2006
    Age 24
    During the 2006 season, Gordon saw increased playing time for the Galaxy, scoring four goals.
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    He was awarded number 16, but in 2006 changed his number to 21.
    More Details Hide Details However, Gordon did not make the team, and signed with the Portland Timbers of the A-League. With the Timbers, Gordon was an instant success, playing 27 games and scoring 17 goals, tying Dante Washington for the league lead, and helped the Timbers finish the regular season with the league's best record. In recognition of his achievement Gordon was named the league's Rookie of the Year, and was a finalist for the MVP Award. After the end of the A-League season, Gordon was loaned back to the Galaxy.
  • 2004
    Age 22
    Upon graduating, Gordon was drafted 53rd overall in the 2004 MLS SuperDraft by Los Angeles Galaxy.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Born
    Born on October 16, 1981.
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