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San Jose Earthquakes hire Mikael Stahre as new head coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Earthquakes hired Mikael Stahre as their new head coach Friday to replace Dominic Kinnear, who was fired in June.

Stahre, 42 and from Stockholm, Sweden, had 11 years of coaching experience in European leagues, most recently as head coach for a season with BK Hacken in Sweden's Allsvenskan league, posting a 14-6-10 record.

The Quakes fired Kinnear along with assistant John Spencer, making former player Chris Leitch the replacement head coach for the remainder of the season.

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