Recent OKC Energy FC Articles and Blogs

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC: Taft Stadium is ready for Energy's home opener

    By Chris Brannick | Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Taft Stadium, built in 1934 under the Works Progress Administration, has hosted a multitude of events ranging from stock car racing to All-State football games. Taft hosted professional soccer, too. The Oklahoma City Slickers played there in the 1980s.

  • Energy FC coach Jimmy Nielsen ready for home opener

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    Oklahoma City takes on Seattle in Week 5 matchup at Taft Stadium

  • U.S. Open Cup pairings announced

    Chris Brannick | Published: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    The United States Soccer Federation announced Wednesday pairings for the 102nd edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Oklahoma City Energy FC will enter the tournament May 20 in the second round with 21 other teams from the United Soccer League including the new Tulsa Roughnecks FC. The first...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC forward Danni Konig named USL Player of the Week

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Konig scores twice in Energy win, takes home top honor

  • OKC Energy FC: The power of a road victory for Oklahoma City's pro soccer team

    Chris Brannick | Published: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC picked up three points on the road Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Colorado Springs. Danni Konig scored the game-winning goal in the 93rd minute. Energy FC midfielder Chuy Sanchez and defender Jacob VanCompernolle stopped by The Oklahoman to talk about the win and the...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC tops Colorado Springs in Saturday matinee

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC got late game heroics from one of its newest faces on Saturday in a 2-1 victory on the road against United Soccer League expansion side Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. Energy FC forward Danni Konig found the back of the net in the 93rd minute to keep the Energy from...

  • Five Joules: Oklahoma City Energy FC takes on Colorado Springs FC

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Apr 4, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC takes on the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC at 2 p.m. Saturday in the second game of the young 2015 season. Here are Five Joules of Energy for the match. The records: OKC is 0-0-1 after drawing with Tulsa in week one, a 1-1 decision. Colorado, an expansion side in the...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC defender Cyprian Hedrick named to USL Team of the Week

    Chris Brannick | Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    Every Tuesday the United Soccer League announces its Player of the Week as well as its Team of the Week. Week 1 featured only three matches, but week 2 was a full slate. Oklahoma City Energy FC kicked off its season with a trip up the Turner Turnpike to visit USL expansion side Tulsa Roughnecks […]

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC emerges with tie in season opener

    By John Tranchina, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Oklahoma City upgraded its performance in the second half but couldn’t score again and wound up surrendering the equalizer, ultimately settling for a 1-1 tie against its new cross-state rivals, the expansion Tulsa Roughnecks FC.

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC: Energy opens season Saturday at Tulsa

    By Chris Brannick | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Tulsa Roughnecks and Oklahoma City Energy will play four times this season.

  • OKC Energy FC: Q&A with USL president Jake Edwards

    By Chris Brannick | Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    United Soccer League president Jake Edwards spoke with The Oklahoman before heading to Tulsa to watch the season opener between Oklahoma City Energy FC and Tulsa Roughnecks FC. Edwards, who took over as league president last month, has been working with the USL since 2013. Q: What’s it been...

  • Sporting Kansas City loans Mikey Lopez to Oklahoma City Energy FC

    Chris Brannick | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Sporting Kansas City announced Tuesday it has loaned midfielder Mikey Lopez to Oklahoma City Energy FC. Lopez played with Energy FC on loan for a brief stint last season. The former North Carolina star and Texas native played five games, scoring one goal and recording one assist. While in the MLS...

  • Energy FC player retires days before season opener

    Christopher Brannick | Published: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC defender Mark Howard announced Monday he is retiring from professional soccer. Howard, 29, will join the Energy FC coaching staff as an assistant coach as the team begins the 2015 season in Tulsa against the Roughnecks Football Club on Saturday at 7 p.m. at OneOK Field....

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC downs Missouri Valley College in final preseason match

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC wrapped up its preseason schedule with a 5-1 win over Missouri Valley College at Casady High School on Saturday. It only took 10 minutes for Energy FC to get on the board when Cyprian Hedrick scored his first goal of the preseason by way of a bicycle kick. Following a...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC: Michael Thomas named 2015 team captain

    Chris Brannick | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Friday Michael Thomas will be the team captain for the second consecutive season. Gareth Evans was also announced as vice-captain. Neither of these come as surprises for Energy FC as both served in the same role during Oklahoma City’s inaugural run in the United...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC takes 3-0 win against Nebraska-Omaha

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC picked up its second win of the preseason on Saturday night at Casady High School in Oklahoma City with a 3-0 victory over the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Energy FC (2-2-1) got the scoring started early when Danni Konig of Denmark scored in the eighth minute off a pass...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC takes on Nebraska-Omaha

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Preseason match No. 5 is set for a 7 p.m. kickoff Saturday when Oklahoma City Energy FC takes on the University of Nebraska-Omaha at Casady High School in Oklahoma City. Energy FC (1-2-1) finalized its roster this week and is making the final preparations ahead of its March 28th season opener in...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC sign Omar Daley

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Oklahoma City announced Friday it has signed Omar Daley for the upcoming 2015 season. Daley immediately becomes the team’s veteran leader. Energy FC will play its first home match of the new season on April 18, a week before Daley turns 34. “We’re happy to have someone with his experience on the...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC signs midfielder Peter Toth

    Chris Brannick | Published: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Tuesday it has signed Peter Toth. Toth, who is from Hungary, plays midfield and has been with the team for most of training camp. The announcement comes as the United Soccer League has approved the transaction. Toth played most recently for Zalaegerszegi TE of...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC adds two preseason matches

    Chris Brannick | Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Oklahoma City had its final preseason match of 2015 cancelled due to weather. Energy FC couldn’t make the trip to St. Louis for a match with one of United Soccer League’s newest teams. Fret not soccer fans. Energy FC announced Friday it will host two more preseason matches in March ahead of the...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC signs midfielder Christian Duke

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Thursday it has signed Christian Duke. Duke, a midfielder, played with Energy FC in 2014 while on loan from Sporting Kansas City. Sporting KC did not re-sign Duke after his contract expired following last season opening the door for Energy FC to pick up a...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC signs goalkeeper Evan Newton

    Chris Brannick | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Wednesday it has signed goalkeeper Evan Newton. Newton has been with the team for just over two weeks while Oklahoma City was in Bradenton, Fla. for the IMG Suncoast Classic. Newton earned a clean sheet in his first appearance in Green when Energy FC defeated...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC falls 4-1 to Columbus Crew SC

    Chris Brannick | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC won its first preseason match of the 2015 season and did it over a Major League Soccer team. Two weeks later, Energy FC is 1-2-1 following a 4-1 loss on Saturday to the Columbus Crew Soccer Club in Bradenton, Florida in a consolation final of the IMG Suncoast Classic....

  • Five Joules: Oklahoma City Energy FC takes on Columbus Crew SC

    Chris Brannick | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC on Saturday takes on its third MLS opponent in two weeks when it faces Columbus Crew SC in Bradenton, Florida at the IMG Suncoast Classic. Here are my Five Joules for match. This matchup features both No. 2 finishers from group play. Oklahoma City (Group A) defeated...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC: In final match of group play, Energy FC has chance to come out on top

    By Chris Brannick, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    Energy needs win and a little help from others, to win group play and advance to IMG Suncoast Classic final match.




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