Scottish stopper becomes first ever Orlando City B goalkeeper

Anthony Pulis’ Orlando City B have finally signed the first goalkeeper of the club’s fledgling history as 25-year-old Scottish stopper Mark Ridgers arrived this week.

Joining defender / midfielder Andrew Ribeiro as OCB’s latest signings, Pulis’ roster is starting to take shape with 13 names making it up at present, plus player transition from Adrian Heath’s first team of course. Continue reading

Orlando City SC part company with 20-year-old midfielder

Having been on the fringes of Orlando City SC’s squad at best last season, the Lions have now taken the decision to waive 20-year-old defensive midfielder Estrela.

Failing to make a single appearance for Adrian Heath’s side in Major League Soccer last season, the Portuguese with the flamboyant hairstyle only achieved game time in two friendly encounters against both West Bromwich Albion and Louisville City. Continue reading

New squad numbers allocated for 5 Orlando City SC signings

With just over ONE month to go until Orlando City SC’s second ever Major League Soccer campaign begins, five of the Lions’ off-season purchases have now officially received their new squad numbers.

Canadian youngster Richie Laryea will wear squad number 6 after Adrian Heath claimed this past week that he’s already seen a bit of Kevin Molino in the Lions’ 7th MLS SuperDraft selection. Continue reading

Orlando City SC complete signing of Honduras U20 captain

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There’s another new face in the Orlando City SC squad after Honduras Under-20 international captain Devron García signed with the Lions today, as reported by the club’s official website.

Arriving at the Citrus Bowl from C.D. Victoria in his Central American homeland, García becomes the second Honduran national in Adrian Heath’s squad with Bryan Rochez having arrived last season. Continue reading

Four more years! Darwin Cerén pens Orlando City SC extension

Never mind Ashley Cole to LA Galaxy…

The real huge story of the day Stateside is that 2015 Latino del Año champ Darwin Cerén has penned a four-year contract extension with Orlando City SC.

The heartbeat of the Lions’ midfield, the 26-year-old El Salvador international made 25 MLS starts for Adrian Heath’s team last season and having been voted Orlando City SC’s MVP to boot, his salary will now be significantly raised. Continue reading

The dream Orlando City SC starting XI with Ganso included

With just over 40 days until the start of a brand new Major League Soccer campaign for Orlando City SC, the wait for a new DP goes on and in truth, few names have been linked thus far.

With Kevin Alston and Joe Bendik representing the only senior arrivals this off-season, Lions supporters still crave quality support to Kaká in the transfer market. Continue reading

WATCH: Orlando City SC’s Tyler Turner reveals 2016 goals

With just 43 days left to go until Orlando City SC’s first MLS fixture of 2016 (is it March yet!?), our friends over at OC Lions Fan TV caught up with Lions right back Tyler Turner before pre-season training gets real!

If you’re not familiar with the channel, OC Lions Fan TV are the only guys running fan-led videos for a Major League Soccer franchise that emulate the huge success of the likes of ArsenalFanTV on these shores. Continue reading

Orlando City SC make two more additions in 2016 MLS SuperDraft

Orlando City SC’s summer recruitment drive currently stands at seven new faces after Antonio Matarazzo and Tobenna Uzo were selected as the Lions’ next picks in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.

Selected in the third and fourth rounds, 22-year-old midfielder Matarazzo arrives from Columbia University while 21-year-old Nigerian striker Tobenna Uzo checks in from Coastal Carolina. Continue reading

Orlando City SC select duo in 2016 MLS SuperDraft First Round

Orlando City SC’s summer recruitment drive currently stands at five new arrivals for Adrian Heath’s team after Richie Laryea and Hadji Barry were selected in the First Round of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.

Laryea and Barry were the Lions’ seventh and thirteenth picks respectively with the former player belonging to Generation Adidas having developed at the University of Akron. Continue reading