(4/16) The Albany Empire hoped to repeat the fortunes of their predecessor Albany Firebirds with a win to open up their team history. Unfortunately, the result was not to be as the Philadelphia Soul defeated the Empire, 56-35, in Albanyís rebirth into Arena Football....
AFL Tonight - Episode 3: "Everything Old Is New Again"
ArenaFan.com Press Release
Tim Capper and co-hosts Jon Stark and Ben Fraternale look back at their opening weekend in Albany, Rule changes, Facebook Live premiere, new league sponsor and much more.Arena Football League Announces New League-Wide Partnership with Shinola
AFL Press Release
The Arena Football League announced today a new league-wide partnership with Shinola, as well as individual activations with the Washington Valor, Baltimore Brigade, Albany Empire and Philadelphia Soul in each local market. As a result of this partnership, Shinola will be the official and exclusive watch and timepiece of the AFL. Albany Empire welcomed with a sell-out crowd in opener
Troy RecordFinding the Silver Lining: Positives after Empire Drops Home OpenerRyan McCarthy, ArenaFan.com
The Albany Empire hoped to repeat the fortunes of their predecessor Albany Firebirds with a win to open up their team history. Unfortunately, the result was not to be as the Philadelphia Soul defeated the Empire, 56-35, in Albanyís rebirth into Arena Football.
Washington Valor Move Home Opener
AFL Press Release
The Arena Football League announced today that the Washington Valorís home opener against the Albany Empire, scheduled for Saturday, April 21, has been moved to Friday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at Capital One Arena to accommodate the NBA and NHL playoffs. Skodnick: Empire sell-out shows Capital Region can support pro sports
Albany Times UnionSoul Defeats Empire 56-35 in Albany's Inaugural Game
Albany Empire Press Release
The Albany Empire (0-1) opened their inaugural season with a loss to the Philadelphia Soul (1-0), 56-35, Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at the Times Union Center.Albany returns to AFL, lose in Soul-crushing fashionCliffy D. Pine, ArenaFan.com
The city of Albany welcomed Arena Football back to the Times Union Center this past Saturday when the newly-minted Empire hosted the Philadelphia Soul. The defending ArenaBowl champions began their quest for a third straight Arena Bowl title with a convincing 56-35 victory over the Empire.