Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC’s 2017 end-of-season roster update

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So yesterday, Orlando City SC officially announced their updated first team roster following the end of the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign.

Serving as explicit evidence as to who is staying, potentially remaining and leaving ahead of 2018, there were a few surprise names in the ‘option not exercised’ column. 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

STATS PREVIEW: D.C. United vs Orlando City SC – 09.09.2017

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It’s a battle between the Eastern Conference’s bottom two sides as a wounded Orlando City SC travel to RFK Stadium to take on Ben Olsen’s D.C. United on Saturday.

Thrashed 4-0 at New England Revolution last time out, the Lions’ coaching staff and players really need to do some soul searching with the performance nowhere near required standard. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: New England Revolution vs Orlando City SC – 02.09.2017

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It’s downright depressing being an Orlando City SC supporter right now with the Lions winless in their last SEVEN MLS fixtures.

Part of a run of just TWO wins in our last NINETEEN regular season encounters, Jason Kreis‘ side sat just THREE points off the bottom of the Eastern Conference following Gameweek 25. Continue reading

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

Where will Dillon Powers fit in at Orlando City SC?

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In the week where Orlando City SC were preparing for Saturday’s game at New York Red Bulls, there was a further boost for the Lions in the transfer market.

Successfully trading Luis Gil for Colorado Rapids’ Dillon Powers in a last minute deal on August 9th, the club revealed his arrival yesterday. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC trading Luis Gil for Dillon Powers

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If you thought Orlando City SC‘s MLS Secondary Transfer Window business was done, you’d be mistaken.

Completing a late, late trade for Colorado Rapids’ Dillon Powers with Luis Gil heading in the other direction, the deal was secured last night but only announced today. Continue reading

Is THIS the strongest Orlando City SC XI with Yoshimar Yotún included?

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Following Dom Dwyer‘s landmark trade to Orlando City SC, the Lions have remained active in the transfer market by signing up Peruvian international Yoshimar Yotún.

An incredibly versatile customer, the 27-year-old has won 63 caps for his country and even played in the Champions League during his time spent at Malmö FF. Continue reading

PLAYER RATINGS: Orlando City SC 2 Sporting Kansas City 2 – 13.05.2017

So Orlando City SC‘s 100% home winning record is over this season but the Lions are still unbeaten at home after tying 2-2 with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.

A topsy turvy game that involved a feisty second-half, the game unfortunately belonged to rookie Sporting KC forward Latif Blessing who twice proved a thorn in Orlando City SC‘s side with a brace. Continue reading