INTERVIEW: Orlando City UK chats to Orlando City SC’s Danny Deakin

Danny Deakin

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Having been one of NINE Orlando City SC first team stars loaned out to Orlando City B earlier today, Orlando City UK caught up with English attacking midfielder Danny Deakin.

Selected by the Lions as the 20th pick (64th overall) in the third round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft back in January, we found out how Sheffield-born Deakin is enjoying life after penning his first ever professional contract. Continue reading

Why I support Orlando City SC… UK fan Nick Trump has his say

UK Fan Nick Trump

After having the time of our lives on our recent trip to watch Orlando City SC play live, we detected even more UK interest in the Lions heading into the 2017 season.

Only recently signing up as an Orlando City UK member, Nick Trump – an Orlando City SC fan from Barnstaple in South West England – told us just why he follows Jason Kreis‘ Lions so passionately. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Orlando City UK chats to Kyle Callan-McFadden

Kyle Callan-McFadden

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Having just completed his first full USL season with Orlando City B, Orlando City UK recently caught up with talented Lions defender Kyle Callan-McFadden.

Becoming one of Orlando City B‘s very first signings alongside now Orlando City SC stars Mikey Ambrose and Tony Rocha back in October 2015, the 21-year-old Irishman was a key figure for Anthony Pulis‘ side throughout 2016. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Orlando City UK chats to Brazilian Orlando City SC fan

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In this all-access digital age, any single person can decide to follow any particular sports team worldwide to a degree.

The internet and the rise of social media means fans from around the world can feel a true sense of connection between themselves and a team playing in a foreign country.

Not only the case for ourselves here at Orlando City UK of course, somebody else who also shares love and passion for Orlando City SC is Brazilian supporter Arthur Fernandes Trilles. Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Orlando City UK meets Orlando City SC France

Orlando City UK - Orlando City France

Despite the eagerly anticipated Euro 2016 tournament taking place in France over the course of June and July, there is one Frenchman who won’t simply be keeping an eye on how Didier Deschamps’ Les Bleus get on.

Indeed, Orlando City SC is truly a global brand and having already spoken to Torcida Orlando City Brasil’s Arthur Fernandes earlier this month, we recently caught up with Orlando City SC France’s Clément (@OrlandoCityFR). Continue reading

Why I support Orlando City SC… 6 more tales from UK supporters

Having recently become officially affiliated with Orlando City SC itself as the club’s International Fan Club representing the United Kingdom, we’re absolutely delighted to be giving the club a greater voice on British shores.

What that means is helping build a a loyal army of UK-based Lions supporters who can come together and engage on all things Orlando City SC related while sharing in experiences such as our Orlando City UK Watch Parties with a Manchester-based event to come. Continue reading