STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Columbus Crew – 19.08.2017

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It’s reaching now or never stages for Orlando City SC in their bid to reach the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs with Jason Kreis‘ side suffering another defeat (3-1) at New York Red Bulls last time out.

The Lions are a side low on confidence right now having only won TWO of their last SEVENTEEN regular season fixtures. Continue reading

Orlando City SC take a look at Stoke City defender on trial

Orlando City SC are currently taking a look at Stoke City defender Dionatan Teixeira who has arrived in Central Florida as part of a trial spell with the Lions.

The 23-year-old Brazilian-born centre back has actually represented Slovakia at Under-21 level but hasn’t made a breakthrough at the Britannia Stadium since signing from Dukla Banská Bystrica in 2014. Continue reading

Orlando City and D.C. United to fight for another overseas star?

The two clubs battled it out in a long-winded saga to land Antonio Nocerino in the summer and now both Orlando City SC and D.C. United could clash once more for the signature of Gabriel Torres.

That is according to a recent report emerging from Central America which claims the former Colorado Rapids Designated Player could be heading back to Major League Soccer. Continue reading

Orlando City SC to sign Irishman as Collin’s replacement?

A day after Aurélien Collin was traded to New York Red Bulls, it appears Orlando City SC are making moves to sign his replacement with 25-year-old Irish centre back Gavin Gunning being lined up.

As reported by the Evening Telegraph, Gunning has already been told he can leave Scottish Premier League outfit Dundee United with the defender having spent a week-long trial with Adrian Heath’s Lions after falling out of favour with Mixu Paatelainen. Continue reading