Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC finally signing Josué Colmán

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In news Lions supporters have been anticipating for weeks now, Orlando City SC have finally confirmed the signing of Paraguayan midfielder Josué Colmán.

Joining Orlando City SC from Cerro Porteño in a five-year contract including club options, the 19-year-old’s arrival takes our winter signings tally to seven. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to Orlando City SC signing Sacha Kljestan

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So the news is now official folks! United States international midfielder Sacha Kljestan is now an Orlando City SC player.

Jason Kreis‘ Lions have acquired the 32-year-old and $150,000 in Targeted Allocation Money in exchange for both Tommy Redding and Carlos Rivas who now join New York Red Bulls. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Kaká’s retirement announcement

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In case you’d been living on Mars, the global football community took a moment to wish former Orlando City SC captain Kaká a happy retirement yesterday.

Bowing out of the game with 10 major honours to his name for both club and country, floods of goodwill messages were posted on social media, such was the furore around this true great’s career. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC’s 2017 protected player list

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As I’m sure most of you are aware now, Major League Soccer requests that clubs release protected player lists at the end of each campaign and Orlando City SC did just that yesterday.

With the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft set to take place on December 12th with new boys Los Angeles FC looking to build their inaugural 2018 roster, they won’t be able to get their hands on these 11 Lions stars. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC’s 2017 end-of-season roster update

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So yesterday, Orlando City SC officially announced their updated first team roster following the end of the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign.

Serving as explicit evidence as to who is staying, potentially remaining and leaving ahead of 2018, there were a few surprise names in the ‘option not exercised’ column. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Kaká’s Orlando City SC exit announcement

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So Kaká‘s Orlando City SC career is just two games from its conclusion after the 35-year-old announced he won’t be renewing his Lions contract today.

Originally signing for the club in July 2014, Kaká is departing Central Florida without an MLS Cup or even MLS Cup qualification but a reputation for helping grow our club into a global brand. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC trading Luis Gil for Dillon Powers

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If you thought Orlando City SC‘s MLS Secondary Transfer Window business was done, you’d be mistaken.

Completing a late, late trade for Colorado Rapids’ Dillon Powers with Luis Gil heading in the other direction, the deal was secured last night but only announced today. Continue reading