OKC's USL franchise holding contest to name the team

By Rhiannon Walker, Staff Writer, rwalker@opubco.com Published: July 2, 2013
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“Oh absolutely,” Allgood said. “That is of keen interest to (Prodigal LLC), because regional rivalries are great, and so we have talked to USL Pro about their plans to do that.”

 No time table has been given and no deal has been set in place, but having USL Pro soccer in Tulsa is on Holt and the league's radar

“They're on that same radar screen that I referred to before,” Holt said. “Certainly, we'll accelerate the process to get in there. Again, the reason we weren't in Oklahoma City two or three years ago is because all the things have to be in place for you to go forward.

“Tulsa is absolutely a priority expansion market; what a great rivalry that would be between those two organizations. Both markets can absolutely support professional soccer at the highest ultimately, certainly at the USL Pro level from the outset.”



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