Recent OKC Energy FC Articles and Blogs

  • Energy FC vs. Rayo OKC in June?

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC vs. Rayo OKC. The match some long for, the match both teams are avoiding, might just take place on the first of June. The U.S. Open Cup is, of course, an open tournament for all professional soccer clubs. The first round pits a handful of amateur qualifiers against each...

  • Oklahoma City Energy U23 team announced, kicks off PDL season in May

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced in December it would field a team in the Premier Development League this year. The PDL released on Tuesday its schedule, conference and division alignment, as well as playoff format for the upcoming season revealing Oklahoma City’s new team. That team will be...

  • Five things to know as Energy FC opens training camp

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Sun, Jan 31, 2016

    Monday is Feb. 1 and for Oklahoma City Energy FC that means it’s time for training camp. The Energy begins training camp on Monday at Soccer City in northwest Oklahoma City. The first two days of camp will be at Soccer City and will be mainly testing, Energy head coach Jimmy Nielsen said....

  • OKC Energy to face New York City FC in preseason

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Thu, Jan 28, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC is heading back to Florida for the preseason. The club announced on Thursday it would spend its preseason at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. for the second straight year, an opportunity for the United Soccer League side to face some major competition. And just as...

  • OKC Energy add defender Kyle Hyland

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Thu, Jan 28, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Thursday the signing of defender Kyle Hyland. Hyland played in the North American Soccer League for Indy Eleven last season, appearing in 18 games. The 25-year-old played more than 1,500 minutes and scored a goal as well as tallying one assist. Hyland plays...

  • OKC Energy announce Casey Townsend to return in 2016

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Jan 27, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Wednesday that forward Casey Townsend will be back in 2016. Townsend started in 24 of 26 games last year for the Energy. The 26-year-old scored one goal and led the team in assists with six. Playing winger on the right side of Energy coach Jimmy Nielsen's...

  • USL schedule announced, OKC Energy opens at home March 26

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    The United Soccer League on Tuesday released its schedule for the 2016 season and Oklahoma City Energy FC will open its third season March 26 at home against Colorado Springs. Teams will play 30 matches this season after the league continued expansion with the addition of five new clubs. This...

  • Michael Harris returning to OKC Energy FC

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

    Michael Harris played 22 games for the Energy in 2015, his first professional season and the club announced on Monday, he will return to the Energy for a second year. The former University of Washington star, Harris played multiple roles on the Energy’s back line, he’s an outside back either...

  • OKC Energy add goalkeeper Cody Laurendi

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Jan 20, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Wednesday it has signed goalkeeper Cody Laurendi for the 2016 season. Laurendi is the second keeper signed on for the Energy joining Ray Clark in net. Evan Newton started 29 of 30 matches for the Energy last year and was a finalist for Goalkeeper of the Year...

  • OKC Energy sign Michael Byskov for 2016 season

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy announced Monday Michael Byskov will be returning for the 2016 season. The Danish midfielder appeared in 10 games, starting seven, last year for the Energy. Byskov's first season in America was hampered by injury but that didn't stop him from leaving his mark on the...

  • Kyle Greig headed to USL side Vancouver Whitecaps FC2

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Jan 15, 2016

    Kyle Greig, Energy FC’s second all-time leading scorer, is heading to Vancouver to play for the Whitecaps FC 2. The Energy have not commented on Greig's departure nor has Vancouver announced the signing but a source has confirmed to The Oklahoman that Greig will play the 2016 season for the...

  • OKC Energy sign English forward Jordan Rideout

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Jan 15, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Friday another addition to the club with the signing of Jordan Rideout. Rideout is a 22-year-old forward from Southport, England who appeared in seven matches for Arizona United SC last season. Only playing 192 minutes for Arizona, the measurements are hard...

  • OKC Energy re-sign Sebastian Dalgaard

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Jan 13, 2016

    Oklahoma City announced Wednesday forward Sebastian Dalgaard will return to the club for the 2016 season. The Denmark native is one of 11 players from last year's Energy side to return in 2016. Dalgaard said in a press release he feels like the Energy have some unfinished business to take...

  • OKC Energy to affiliate with FC Dallas

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Jan 11, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC will not be without a Major League Soccer affiliate in 2016. After a two-year affiliation with Sporting Kansas City ended last October the Energy were left searching for a new MLS club to pair up with. The wait is over. Oklahoma City and FC Dallas have agreed to a new...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC secures PDL franchise

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Tue, Dec 29, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Tuesday it has secured a franchise in the Premier Development League. The PDL is an amateur league with competition running in May, June and July. Typically, PDL sides are made up of college athletes home from school for the summer. Unlike other NCAA sports,...

  • Danni Konig re-signs with Oklahoma City Energy FC

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Dec 23, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC spent the month of December doing two things; various charity events in the community and signing contracts for some of its 2016 roster. The biggest news may have been saved for Christmas. Danni Konig is returning to the Energy for the 2016 season. The Energy...

  • OKC Energy add Luis Martinez

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Dec 18, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC continued Friday building its roster for the 2016 season with the announcement Luis Martinez has signed on for next season. Martinez, 25, is a center-midfielder who most recently played for the Premier Development League’s FC Tucson. Earlier this year, Martinez was...

  • Peter Toth returning to Energy for 2016 season

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Thu, Dec 17, 2015

    Peter Toth was not a regular in the Oklahoma City Energy FC lineup last season. The Hungarian appeared 19 matches, starting four, throughout the 30-game run to the United Soccer League Western Conference Final. When he did play, however, he impressed. And the front office folks liked what they...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC inks Coady Andrews for 2016 season

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Dec 14, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC on Monday continued to add to its 2016 roster with the announced signing of defender Coady Andrews. The Shawnee, Kan. native played 15 games for the Energy last season, starting 13. Andrews provided Energy head coach Jimmy Nielsen depth on the back line and the Energy...

  • OKC Energy: Evan Newton signs with Sacramento

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Dec 9, 2015

    Evan Newton will be returning to Oklahoma City in 2016 however, it won't be with Energy FC. Newton, a 2015 finalist for United Soccer League Goalkeeper of the Year, has signed with Sacramento Republic FC. A fellow Western Conference foe and a bit of a rival, Sacramento should visit Taft...

  • Kalen Ryden re-signs with Oklahoma City Energy FC

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Dec 2, 2015

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Wednesday the club has re-signed defender and Norman native Kalen Ryden. Ryden signed with Oklahoma City in August, appearing in scattered minutes down the stretch of the Energy’s run to the Western Conference Final. Ryden came on as a sub in overtime against...

  • Rayo Vallecano supporters use OKC Energy FC merchandise in protest

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    Rayo Vallecano, the professional soccer club from Madrid, Spain and majority owner of Rayo OKC, hosted Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in La Liga action. The match, an eventual 3-0 win for Athletic, drew some interest back here in Oklahoma City for a bit of an unexpected reason. The eyebrow raising...

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC dominates USL Fan Awards

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    This week the United Soccer League announced the winners of its various regular season awards. First and second team All-USL, Goalkeeper of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year and of course, Most Valuable Player. Oklahoma City Energy FC had three...

  • Danni Konig earns All-USL First Team

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Oct 26, 2015

    Gareth Evans earns Second Team.

  • Sporting Kansas City announces USL team, ends affiliation with Oklahoma City Energy FC

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Oct 21, 2015

    Sporting Kansas City announced on Wednesday it will be fielding a United Soccer League side for the 2016 season thus ending its affiliation with Oklahoma City Energy FC effective immediately. Sporting KC has been the Major League Soccer affiliate of the Energy for two years. MLS and the USL...