Oakland County FC
|Full name||Oakland County Football Club|
|Founded||2014 (as Oakland United Football Club)|
|Stadium||Royal Oak High School|
OCFC Supporters Trust
|Head Coach||Vinnie Vasilevski|
|League||USL League Two|
|2021||6th, Great Lakes Division|
Oakland County Football Club is an American soccer club based in Royal Oak, Michigan, located in the Detroit metropolitan area. Beginning with the 2020 season, they compete in USL League Two. The club previously competed in the United Premier Soccer League and Premier League of America.
Oakland County FC was founded as Oakland United FC in 2015 and played its first season in the Great Lakes Premier League.
In its inaugural season, Oakland United finished fourth in the five-team league, with a record of 2–1–5.
The club rebranded for the 2016 season, with a new name and new logo by New York City-based graphic designer Matthew Wolff. They finished with a final record of 4–2–4, rendering them a fourth-place finish in the PLA East Division.
On June 3, 2017, Oakland County FC hosted the Muskegon Risers. At the match, a club record attendance of 707 was recorded.
In March 2018, OCFC ownership announced the move to Clawson, MI as the new home for the club. On March 1, 2018, the Oakland County FC Supporters’ Trust was established. With the trust, fans can purchase a membership within the trust which grants them an ownership stake of the club.
On March 23, 2018, Nicolino Morana stepped down as head coach of the club to become Technical Director. In turn, Darryl Evans (Head Coach) and Derek Peters (Assistant Coach) were announced as the team’s coaching staff for the 2018 season.
On November 5, 2019, OCFC was officially announced as a member of USL League Two.
On December 23, 2019, Vinnie Vasilevski was named head coach in replacement of Darryl Evans.
May 9, 2021 marked the inaugural USL League Two match for the club, notching a 3-0 victory over Fort Wayne FC.
- Stoney Creek High School (2015–2016)
- Royal Oak High School (2017)
- Clawson Stadium (2018–2021)
- Royal Oak High School (2022-)
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- Borce Kosteski (2021)
- Igor Blazevski (2021)
- Trevor Foster (2021)
- Craig Dejong (2019)
- Joseph Beshara (2019)
- Derek Peters (2018-2019)
- Matthius Johnson (2017)
|Year||Tier||League||Regular Season (W–L–T)||Playoffs||U.S. Open Cup||Michigan Milk Cup||Average Attendance|
|2015||5||GLPL||4th of 5 (2–1–5)||No Playoffs||Ineligible||Did not participate||N/A|
|2016||5||PLA||3rd of 5 (4–2–4)||Did not qualify||Participated in 2017 Qualifying||Did not participate||409|
|2017||5||PLA||4th of 5 (4–0–6)||Did not qualify||Did not qualify||Did not participate||395|
|2018||5||UPSL||4th of 6 (3–0–7)||Did not qualify||Did not qualify||Lost in QF to AFC Ann Arbor|
|2019||5||UPSL||5th of 6 (3–2–5)||Did not qualify||Did not qualify||Final vs Flint City Bucks, co-champions|
|2020||4||USL2||Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic|
|2021||4||USL2||6th of 9 (5–6–3)||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
Historic record vs opponents
|*||No games played|
|Opponent||Regular Season||Friendly||U.S. Open||Total||Played||Win %|
|Aurora Borealis SC||1–0–1||*||*||1–0–1||2||0.500|
|AFC Ann Arbor||0–1–1||1–1–0||*||1–2–1||4||0.500|
|Ann Arbor FC||*||*||1–0–0||1–0–0||1||1.000|
|Grand Rapids FC||1–1–0||0–1–0||*||1–2–0||3||0.500|
|Michigan Stars FC||*||0–1–0||*||0–1||1||0.000|
|Minneapolis City SC||*||*||0–1–0||0–1–0||1||0.000|
|Muskegon Risers SC||1–1–0||1–1–0||*||2–2–0||4||0.500|
|Livonia City FC||*||1–0–0||*||1–0–0||1||1.000|
- Note: Table includes all competitive matches and does not include friendlies.
- Updated to end of 2016 season
- "OAKLAND COUNTY FC". www.matthewwolffdesign.com. Retrieved 7 January 2016.
- "OCFC Moves to Royal Oak". www.medium.com. March 14, 2017.
- "Crain's Detroit interviews OCFC Ownership". www.crainsdetroit.com. March 14, 2017.
- "Nicolino Morana named Head Coach". www.medium.com. March 14, 2017.
- "Mathius Johnson named Assistant Coach". www.medium.com. March 14, 2017.