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League: USL Championship
Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Stadium: Taft Stadium
Notable Players: Cody Laurendi, Danni Konig, Jose Angulo, Alex Dixon, Owayne Omar Gordon, Deshorn Brown
Oklahoma City Energy FC TicketsThe Oklahoma City Energy FC, which is the brainchild of local businessman Bob Funk, Jr., Tim McLaughlin and Prodigal LLC, is a member of the USL Championship — the second tier American soccer league behind MLS. During its inaugural season of 2014, OKC finished 10th in the USL with a record of 9-14-5. However, OKC proved to be a quick success. In both 2015 and 2017, the team narrowly missed out on a spot in the championship game: the first time losing to the LA Galaxy II 2-1 and then Swope Park in extra-time penalty kicks. At various times, OKC has been affiliated with FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City, meaning that players could be assigned from the MLS to the Energy for continued development and experience. Soccer fans can purchase Oklahoma City Energy FC tickets at StubHub, a leading source for live events.
Do the Oklahoma City Energy have a rival?OKC competes against FC Tulsa in the Black Gold Derby for the honor of being the top USL team in all of Oklahoma. A four-foot pipe wrench trophy painted in the teams' colors is awarded to the winner of the annual matchup. The two teams meet at least twice in the USL regular season.
What was the record of the Oklahoma City Energy FC last season?In the 2019 season, OKC Energy missed the playoffs by finishing 15th in the Western Conference with 38 points and a record of 9-14-11. Deshorn Brown led the club with 15 goals in 30 appearances while Owayne Omar Gordon contributed seven assists. In the net, goalkeeper Cody Laurendi made 105 saves in 32 games.
What are some of the most important games for the latest season?The 2020 USL regular season takes place between March 7 and Oct. 17. Some of the most critical home games of the season include Rio Grande Valley FC on April 11, El Paso Locomotive FC on July 3, Reno 1868 on Aug. 22, defending USL champion Real Monarchs SLC on Aug. 29, Phoenix Rising on Sept. 27 and Orange County SC on Oct. 11. OKC also plays a home and away series against rival FC Tulsa on May 12 and Oct. 17, respectively. Outside of USL play, OKC will participate in the second round of the 2020 US Open Cup, the oldest soccer tournament in the country, against the winner of the Denton Diablos FC and NTX Rayados first-round matchup. OKC’s game is schedule to take place on April 8.
Who is the head coach of the Oklahoma City Energy FC?John Pascarella became the third head coach in OKC history in November 2019. He began his coaching career as an assistant and goalkeeper coach at Sporting Kansas City between 2009 and 2016 when the squad won the 2013 MLS Cup and the 2012 and 2015 US Open Cup. He was then hired as the head coach of the Des Moines Menace of USL League Two in 2017. He also served as an assistant coach with Minnesota United FC in 2018.
What is an Oklahoma City Energy FC game like?The OKC Energy plays all home games at Taft Stadium. Opened in 1934, the stadium features plenty of concessions, dedicated parking and a 15-minute autograph session after the game. The supporters section is located along the north end of the stadium. Here, fans are encouraged to bring flags, sing, participate in chants, wear team colors and make lots of noise. The Grid is the main supporters group of the OKC Energy. The independent group contributes to the electric gameday atmosphere inside of the stadium. Get the Oklahoma City Energy FC schedule at StubHub today.
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