Orlando City SC close to adding third Brazilian to their ranks?

There’s a brand new transfer rumour in the world of Orlando City SC and it concerns former Sevilla and Real Madrid striker Julio Baptista who is allegedly close to joining the Lions.

But let’s just wait and see?

According to a report from Brazilian publication Globo Esporte, the 34-year-old is a free agent after being released from his contract with Cruzeiro in December and earlier this March, the forward actually trained with Orlando City SC as a guest ahead of further regaining his fitness in Spain. Continue reading

Four MLS stars that Orlando City SC hate going up against

Although Orlando City SC have existed for what seems like a little while now after being established in 2010, in the grand scheme of things, we are still an incredibly new franchise on a global scale.

With this season’s two opening fixtures against Real Salt Lake and Chicago Fire having proved that there is still a lot to learn and build upon to yield future success, we are also starting to discover particular characters in Major League Soccer that the Lions don’t enjoy facing. Continue reading

Has he been Orlando City SC’s most impressive outside Larin?

So all of a sudden, Orlando City SC’s two opening home games of the 2016 Major League Soccer season are now over with an accumulation of two points from a possible six.

Drawing 1-1 with last season’s Eastern Conference whipping boys Chicago Fire at the Citrus Bowl, it was a tale of frustration for Adrian Heath‘s Lions who couldn’t find a winner despite playing against 10-men for round about an hour after Michael Harrington’s first-half dismissal. Continue reading