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 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

Lions fans delighted as Neal remains in Orlando City SC loop

We’ve been so busy here at Orlando City UK recently that one piece of news almost slipped through the net but we simply couldn’t forget the fact that Lewis Neal is STAYING in Central Florida!

Lions supporters received the fantastic news last week that the veteran midfielder of over 40 City appearances spread over both Major League Soccer and USL is embarking on a new role for the club having been cut from Adrian Heath’s roster following the conclusion of the 2015 campaign. Continue reading

Orlando Health extends Orlando City SC sponsorship by 6 years

They’ve been the instantly recognisable name on the face of Orlando City SC’s jerseys ever since the USL days and now Orlando Health will remain in focus until 2021 after signing an extended deal with the Lions.

As reported by the Sports Business Journal of late, the not-for-profit community hospital network has not only extended its deal with Orlando City SC but has also expanded it to encompass shirt sponsorship for Orlando City B and the Orlando Pride from 2016 to boot. Continue reading