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Ryan McCarthy - ArenaFan Original
Despite Playoff Fall, Empire Inaugural Season a Success

(7/25) Back in April, I wasn’t sure what to expect on opening night of Albany’s comeback into the Arena Football League. With only four teams participating in the league this season and a smattering of players that was only together for four weeks, there was a lot of uncertainty on how the Capital District would respond....

Albany Empire to host open tryouts
Hudson Valley 360

The Albany Empire will host player tryouts on Saturday. Open player tryouts give local athletes the opportunity to showcase their talents to Empire coaches and vie for an invitation to attend Albany Empire training camp, beginning in mid-March.

Albany Empire Add Veteran Coach Dave Ewart
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that two-time ArenaBowl Champion, Dave Ewart, will join the Empire coaching staff for the 2019 season as Director of Player Personnel and Line Coach.

George Manias Named Chief Operating Officer of Albany Empire
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that former Vice President of Business Operations, George Manias, has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Albany Empire.

Les Moss to Return to Albany Empire Coaching Staff for 2019
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that four-time ArenaBowl Champion, Les Moss, will return to the Empire coaching staff for the 2019 season. Moss will serve as the General Manager and Assistant Head Coach for the team under Head Coach Rob Keefe.

Arena Football League Headquarters To Relocate To Philadelphia
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League will be relocating its business headquarters to Philadelphia, PA, effective September 2018. The League offices had previously been located in Las Vegas, NV.

AFL Tonight - Episode 18: "Roller Coaster Season" Press Release

Tim Capper and co-hosts Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark get together one last time for the 2018 season. They discuss ArenaBowl XXXI and their game experiences.

Why Arena Football League fans still support the game
Washington Times

District of Champions? Ted Leonsis's Washington Valor win ArenaBowl after 2-10 season
Washington Post

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
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
Conference W L PF PA
Albany8 4 646 564
Philadelphia7 5 612 577
Baltimore7 5 605 562
Washington2 10 482 642
Complete Standings
Complete Transactions
Team Links
Official Site
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