One Knox Announces Returners for 2024 Season

December 4, 2023 - United Soccer League One (USL1) - One Knoxville SC News Release

In preparation for the 2024 season, One Knoxville Sporting Club has announced the return of eleven players from the 2023 squad for the 2024 season. The list is highlighted by fullback James Thomas and centerback Dani Fernandez who have played for One Knox in all three seasons of the Club's existence.

"I'm extremely excited to be back fighting for this great city and even better fan base in 2024," said James Thomas. "We had a strong platform last year and we're all hungry to kick on and show the league what we're about."

"The first year in League One was incredible and a great learning experience for me," said Dani Fernandez. "I am very happy that I was able to extend my contract for next year thanks to the support of both the team and the coaching staff. Can't wait to see all of you next year and looking forward to the great things of 2024."

One Knox is happy to announce the following returners from the 2023 squad:

James Thomas

Dani Fernandez

Gio Calixtro

Rodolfo Castro

Jalen Crisler

Callum Johnson

Angelo Kelly

Sean O'Hearn

Frank Ross

Jordan Skelton

Yesin van der Pluijm

One Knox also remains in discussion with the following 2023 players:

Ilija Ilic

Jake Keegan

Sean Lewis

Jimmie Villalobos

The following 2023 players will not be returning to One Knox in 2024. We thank each of them for their incredible effort in building One Knox in our inaugural professional season and wish each of them nothing but great success.

Gabriel Claudio

Sam Fletcher

Jan-Erik Leinhos

Kyle McDowell

Peter Swinkels

Matt Vowinkel

Derek Waldeck

Finally, several new faces will be making their way to Knoxville for the 2024 season. Follow One Knox on social media channels to stay up to date.

One Knox kicks off its 2024 season on Saturday, March 23rd at Regal Soccer Stadium. More information is available on the Club's website.

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