When did Raiders move from Oakland?

The Las Vegas Raiders are an American football club that competes at the professional level and call the Las Vegas metropolitan region their home.

The Raiders are a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) West division of the National Football League (NFL), which is the professional football league in the United States.

The club’s headquarters are located in Henderson, Nevada, and it plays its home games at Allegiant Stadium, which is located in Paradise, Nevada.



After coming in first place in a competition to name the club, “Oakland Senors” was supposed to be the original moniker for the squad that is now known as the Oakland Raiders.

Before the 1960 season began, the name of the team was changed to the Raiders because it became the punchline of jokes in the community.

Eddie Erdelatz, who was born and raised in San Francisco, was selected to serve as the inaugural head coach of the Raiders. The Oakland Raiders were the eighth and last club in the newly formed American Football League to make their player selections.

When did the Raiders move from Oakland?

After leaving Oakland to play in Los Angeles from the 1982 season through the 1994 season, the club moved back to Oakland to begin the 1995 season.

Their time spent playing in Los Angeles lasted from 1982 to 1994. After a delay of nearly three years, the Raiders finally relocated to Las Vegas on January 22, 2020.