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

82% of Lions fans would take Sacha Kljestan at Orlando City SC

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Sacha Kljestan is the latest player to be linked with an Orlando City SC switch this winter and it seems Lions supporters want the midfielder in Central Florida.

According to our Orlando City UK poll of 133 City fans, 82% would sign the United States international while 18% would rather he stayed elsewhere. Continue reading

Where will R. J. Allen & Stéfano Pinho fit in at Orlando City SC?

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It may have taken Orlando City SC longer than fellow MLS clubs this off-season but the first new faces are through the entry doors ahead of 2018.

Yesterday, Jason Kreis‘ Lions secured deals for both New York City FC full back R. J. Allen and Miami FC forward Stéfano Pinho. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Puerto Rico National Team – 04.11.2017

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As part of an attempt to raise funds and recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Orlando City SC host the Puerto Rico National Team in a friendly at Orlando City Stadium this Saturday evening.

Dedicating 100 per cent of the net proceeds to the ‘United for Puerto Rico’ initiative, this ‘Fuerza Puerto Rico Friendly’ also marks Kaká‘s final outing in Orlando City SC purple following his recent exit announcement. Continue reading

One-time Manchester United prospect training with Orlando City SC

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Once on the books of Manchester United between 2004 and 2006, former United States international Kenny Cooper is currently training with Orlando City SC.

Revealed by the Orlando Sentinel’s Alicia DelGallo on Tuesday, the 33-year-old striker last tasted competitive action for Montreal Impact back in 2015. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City SC – 22.10.2017

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So the final game of the 2017 Major League Soccer season has arrived and once again, Orlando City SC are closing out the campaign under a cloud.

Failing to make the MLS Cup Playoffs for a third consecutive season, this game is all about the Lions trying to sign off 2017 in the most positive way possible. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Columbus Crew – 15.10.2017

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So with one final home fixture remaining for Orlando City SC this 2017 season, Columbus Crew visit Orlando City Stadium for a second time in three months.

A campaign that promised so much for Jason Kreis‘ side, the Lions’ overall performance has been hugely underwhelming this year with only pride to play for in the two fixtures that remain. 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

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs FC Dallas – 30.09.2017

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The penultimate home fixture of our 2017 Major League Soccer campaign, Orlando City SC welcome FC Dallas to Orlando City Stadium on Saturday.

A game that Orlando City UK are attending live, there is at least a feel good factor around the club once more following Wednesday’s thumping 6-1 win over New England Revolution. Continue reading