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: Toronto FC vs Orlando City SC – 28.09.2016



Since winning 1-4 at Montreal Impact earlier this month, Orlando City SC have been in free fall, losing three Major League Soccer fixtures while now sitting eighth in the Eastern Conference.

While performances have left a lot to be desired lately, Jason Kreis‘ Lions are still just three points below D.C. United who currently sit in sixth place above the red line on 37 points. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: D.C. United vs Orlando City SC – 24.09.2016



With just FIVE MLS regular season fixtures remaining, Orlando City SC face a make or break challenge away at D.C. United that will define our chances of qualifying for the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Enduring a hugely damaging 1-4 home defeat to Columbus Crew last time out, that was a game in which Jason Kreis‘ side really needed three points to keep their destiny within their own hands. 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

STATS PREVIEW: Vancouver Whitecaps vs Orlando City SC – 16.07.2016



Turmoil probably isn’t too harsh word to describe the current plight Orlando City SC find themselves within following the Lions’ 2-0 road loss to New York Red Bulls on Wednesday.

With interim head coach Bobby Murphy now having overseen two fixtures whereby City have failed to register a single goal in his brief tenure, things are far from good right now. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: FC Dallas vs Orlando City SC – 04.07.2016



An Independence Day trip to Texas awaits Orlando City SC who contest their seventh road game of the regular Major League Soccer season at FC Dallas on Monday evening.

Earning only their FOURTH league victory of the 2016 campaign when dramatically defeating Toronto FC 3-2 in Gameweek 16, Adrian Heath‘s men also contended with a midweek U.S. Open Cup Round of Last 16 tie against Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Jacksonville Armada vs Orlando City SC – 15.06.2016



There’s something different for Orlando City SC supporters to look forward to this midweek as Adrian Heath‘s side plot a revenge mission away at Jacksonville Armada in the fourth round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup.

While football pales into insignificance given the tragic Orlando shooting that has rocked The City Beautiful this past week, there’s of course extra incentive for Orlando City SC to achieve progression on Wednesday evening. Continue reading

Study ranks Orlando as ‘best city for soccer fans’



In the week whereby supporters of Costa Rica and Paraguay will descend on Camping World Stadium for the second match of Copa América Centenario, Orlando has ranked top in a recent soccer poll.

Finance specialists WalletHub.com recently ran their ‘2016 Best Cities for Soccer Fans’ study which sampled 296 cities in the United States who boast at least one soccer team, whether professional or college-based. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Philadelphia Union – 25.05.2016



Doesn’t it feel great to get back to winning ways? Orlando City SC are still in love with scoring late goals with the Lions having struck an 87th minute to down Montreal Impact 2-1 last time out.

A first victory in seven Major League Soccer fixtures for Adrian Heath‘s men, Orlando City SC now embark on a crucial period of the season with three home fixtures to play in quick succession over the course of the next month. Continue reading