Whatever happened to… former Orlando City SC man Bryan Róchez?

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It’s been a long while since we ran one of these features but we thought we’d serve you another helping of our ‘Whatever Happened To?’ blogs.

Last questioning the whereabouts of ex-Lions striker Adam Bedell, today we’re providing an update on former Orlando City SC Designated Player Bryan Róchez.

Remember him? Continue reading

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

Sheffield-born pro becomes second Brit at Orlando City SC



Selected by Orlando City SC as the 20th pick (64th overall) in round three of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft yesterday, the Lions have a new British player on board – Danny Deakin.

The 23-year-old Sheffield-born pro arrives in Central Florida having spent last season at NASL outfit Detroit City and now becomes the second Brit on Orlando City SC‘s 2017 first team roster. Continue reading

22-year-old’s arrival boosts Orlando City SC’s British influence



Orlando City B‘s 2017 roster was extended even further on Tuesday as Anthony Pulis’ Lions completed deals to sign English ace Paul Clowes, not to mention Ben Polk, Austin Martz and Jordan Schweitzer.

Pending full confirmation from both USL and U.S. Soccer, the foursome’s arrival at Orlando City Stadium follows the signatures of Zach Carroll, Scott Thomsen and Fernando Timbó last week. Continue reading

What can we expect from Orlando City B’s three new signings?



The first components of a new-look Orlando City B roster for 2017 were recruited yesterday as Anthony Pulis‘ side completed deals to sign defenders Zach CarrollScott Thomsen and Fernando Timbó.

Now Lions stars pending final sign off from both USL and U.S. Soccer, the trio’s arrivals follow on from extensive roster cuts made exactly a month ago. Continue reading

Orlando City SC announce Throwback Game with Tampa Bay Rowdies

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Thursday was an exciting day to be an Orlando City SC supporter with the club having announced a Throwback Game against rivals Tampa Bay Rowdies to celebrate the end of the Citrus Bowl era.

The club interestingly amended their profile images of the modern-day Orlando City SC logo to the old three-headed USL version on their respective social media accounts ahead of leaving a cryptic tweet at 3PM (UK time). Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Stoke City – 27.07.2016



There’s something entirely different for Orlando City SC supporters to look forward to this Wednesday evening as the Lions welcome Stoke City to Titan Soccer Complex in a mid-season friendly.

The Premier League outfit became an official affiliate club to Orlando City SC back in May 2016 and as part of the agreement, this glamorous friendly was scheduled among other benefits. Continue reading