Tag: Jon Busch

Busch Starting for the Quakes

Looks like Jon Busch has won the starting job in San Jose….at least for now.

Busch signs with Earthquakes; Will backup Cannon

Just got off the phone with Jon Busch. He let me know that he has come to terms on a deal with the San Jose Earthquakes, officially signing a contract with the club this morning. Busch will start his career in San Jose as the number two goalkeeper, playing the role of backup to incumbent... Read more »

Report: Busch signs with San Jose

A [report has surfaced that former Fire keeper Jon Busch has signed with the San Jose Earthquakes](http://www.centerlinesoccer.com/2010/03/28/earthquakes-acquire-goalkeeper-jon-busch/). I’ve reached out to Jon to confirm the report, but as of now he has not responded to my request for an interview. If the report is true, Busch will have to battle with both veteran keeper Joe... Read more »

Dykstra: "I believe in what I'm doing"

Just got off the phone with new starting keeper Andrew Dykstra.  Here’s a few notes from our conversation: Dykstra called replacing Busch “a shock.”  He — just like the rest of us — did not see this move coming.  He took the news that Busch, who he called his “mentor” was released a bit hard,... Read more »

Busch: "I'd just like to thank the [fans]"

It’s now gone official. The Fire has surprisingly released goalkeeper Jon Busch – starter of every one of the Fire’s league games in the last two years and the 2008 MLS goalkeeper of the year. Here’s how it all went down. **** After the Fire’s friendly against Notre Dame got cancelled on Saturday morning, goalkeeper... Read more »

Report: Busch out

According to a [report by Ives Galarcep of Soccer by Ives](http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2010/03/fire-ready-to-unload-busch.html), the Fire will part ways with keeper Jon Busch by the end of the week. Per the report, Busch, who has started every league game for the Fire for the last two seasons, will either be traded or released prior to Saturday night’s opener... Read more »

The Fire's Secret Santa

Christmas is only a week away and I have yet to start my shopping. I know, I’m bad news (and a bit of a procrastinator… just look at the time I posted this…) and I’m feeling a little guilty over my late start. So, to alleviate some of that guilt, I’ve decided to make a... Read more »

USA 2 - Honduras 0: Americans Advance to Gold Cup Finals

The U.S. blanked Honduras 2-0 tonight at Soldier Field and, in doing so, advanced to their third straight Gold Cup final. The final, which will be played on Sunday at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford N.J., will feature the U.S. against Mexico or Costa Rica, who are currently tied 0-0 in the second half of... Read more »

Gold Cup Update: USA and Costa Rica advance and Busch called in

The Fire will just have to wait a little bit longer for Logan Pause and Gonzalo Segares. This past weekend saw both Pause and the U.S. team and Gonzalo and the Costa Rican squad win their quarterfinal matches and advance to the Gold Cup semifinals, which will be played on Thursday night at Soldier Field.... Read more »

Fire Release Nick Noble

The Fire waived 24-year-old goalkeeper Nick Noble yesterday, ending his 2 ½ year stay with the club.  Noble was demoted to third string goalkeeper earlier in the year, foreshadowing yesterday’s release. Noble’s release comes at a strange time for the Fire, who is about to lose starting keeper Jon Busch for up to a month... Read more »