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Empire is King (of the Regular Season); Defeats Soul, 71-57

(7/9) In the first three meetings of the 2018 season between the Albany Empire and the Philadelphia Soul, the road team came out on top. On Saturday night, the Empire used their home field advantage for an historic win....

ArenaBowl XXXI Matchup Set: Baltimore Brigade to Host Washington Valor
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced ArenaBowl XXXI matchup between the #2 seed Baltimore Brigade and the #4 seed Washington Valor. ArenaBowl XXXI will be played on Saturday, July 28th at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Washington's Belton Awarded Al Lucas Hero Jason Foundation Award
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Washington Valor DB Tracy Belton has been named the Al Lucas Hero Jason Foundation Award Winner.

Playoff Game Two Preview - Empire vs Valor
Albany Empire Press Release

After a narrow 57-56 overtime victory in the Nationís Capital, the Albany Empire (9-4) take a one-point aggregate lead in the home-and-home playoff series over the Washington Valor (2-11) with game two set to be played on Saturday, July 21st, at 7:30 pm at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Albany's Malachi Jones Named Receiver of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire wide receiver Malachi Jones has been named 2018 AFL Receiver of the Year. Jones becomes the first rookie in AFL history to win the award.



Trip to ArenaBowl XXXI is On the Line
AFL Press Release

A trip to ArenaBowl XXXI is on the line this weekend as the four teams face-off in their second home-and-home series game.

AFL Tonight - Episode 15: "Expect the Unexpected"
ArenaFan.com Press Release

Tim Capper and co-hosts Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark look back at Game 1 of the Semifinal playoff series, Fan questions and much more.

Philadelphia's James Romain Named Defensive Back of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Philadelphia Soul defensive back James Romain has been named 2018 AFL Defensive Back of the Year. This marks the third straight year a Soul defensive back has won the award.

Albany's Hayworth Hicks Named Offensive Lineman of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire offensive lineman Hayworth Hicks has been named 2018 AFL Offensive Lineman of the Year.

At a Glance
Record Ovr Home Away
  8-4 4-3 4-1
Last Game Sat Jul 21
  Loss WAS 40-47
Next Game None scheduled
       
Head Coach
Rob Keefe

With Empire: 9-5-0
Overall: 70-38-0

Complete Coaching Record
Schedule
Date Opp Time (ET)
Jun 16   Philadelphia L 74-75
Jun 23 @ Baltimore W 56-49
Jun 29 @ Washington W 55-41
Jul 7   Philadelphia W 71-57
Jul 14 @ Washington W 57-56
Complete Schedule
Standings
Conference W L PF PA
Albany8 4 646 564
Philadelphia7 5 612 577
Baltimore7 5 605 562
Washington2 10 482 642
Complete Standings
Transactions
HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED DL Brian Brikowski. PLACING ON INJURED RESERVE DB Al Phillips.
Complete Transactions
Team Links
Official Site
Albany Empire Official Site