After picking up a valuable 1-1 draw at Seattle Sounders on Wednesday, Orlando City SC face their second away test in quick succession with a trip to Chicago Fire’s Toyota Park on Saturday.
Veljko Paunović’s Fire are a completely different animal this season and after making some eye-catching winter additions, the Bridgeview-based club currently sit second in the Eastern Conference on 31 points. Continue reading
Orlando City SC received a big reality check in Gameweek 9 with Jason Kreis‘ Lions beaten twice in quick succession against Toronto FC (2-1) and then Houston Dynamo (4-0).
What looked a demanding two-game away streak on paper turned out that way but still boasting a 100% win record at Orlando City Stadium, Saturday’s home game with Sporting Kansas City provides a chance to bounce back. Continue reading
A frantic MLS off-season period has already began with Orlando City SC revealing the identities of the 11 players on their protected list today.
With both Atlanta United and Minnesota United taking part in the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft tomorrow, the following players cannot be signed by the Major League Soccer new boys this winter. Continue reading
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
According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel yesterday, Orlando City SC have reached a verbal agreement to loan Bryan Róchez to former club Real España for six months.
The Lions’ Designated Player has spent time on loan with Orlando City B in USL this term after failing to make a statement in City’s first team. Continue reading
Interesting reports emerged from Portugal last week with Record claiming that Benfica B are apparently close to signing current Orlando City SC Designated Player Carlos Rivas.
With Record’s report containing few other details at this stage other than the claim they are “close”, this is still firmly a rumour right now. Continue reading
So Adrian Heath is out of the door at Orlando City SC after eight years of loyal, devoted service to the club.
He’s been there since the start and his overall record speaks for itself including two USL Championship triumphs while successfully guiding the Lions through their first Major League Soccer campaign with a respectable, if slightly unlucky, finish. Continue reading
Having recently received a list of every active Designated Player in Major League Soccer courtesy of our good friend @Soclandrew, the findings got us thinking.
Is Designated Player status criminally overlooked by Orlando City SC? Continue reading
Playing out their fifth draw of the 2016 Major League Soccer season when tying 1-1 with New York Red Bulls at Camping World Stadium last time out, Orlando City SC currently sit fifth in the Eastern Conference.
Still just four points off current table-toppers Montreal Impact, it is incredibly tight in the East right now but the Lions have only won a single game at home – against Portland Timbers (4-1) – so far this season. Continue reading
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