Sacha Kljestan joining Orlando City SC in trade for TWO Lions stars

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In the biggest roll of the dice for Orlando City SC this off-season, New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan is joining the Lions in a trade for two Lions stars.

Late on Tuesday evening (UK time), ESPN soccer columnist Jeffrey Carlisle tweeted that Kljestan is joining Jason Kreis‘ side in exchange for both Carlos Rivas and Tommy Redding. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to… Kaká’s retirement announcement

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In case you’d been living on Mars, the global football community took a moment to wish former Orlando City SC captain Kaká a happy retirement yesterday.

Bowing out of the game with 10 major honours to his name for both club and country, floods of goodwill messages were posted on social media, such was the furore around this true great’s career. Continue reading

Former Real Madrid star linked with Orlando City SC transfer

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With Orlando City SC‘s off-season now underway, it’s transfer chatter season and they don’t come much bigger than this latest rumour.

According to Brazilian source Yahoo! Esportes, Orlando City SC are interested in signing former Real Madrid and Manchester City striker Robinho. Continue reading

Whatever happened to… former Orlando City SC man Bryan Róchez?

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It’s been a long while since we ran one of these features but we thought we’d serve you another helping of our ‘Whatever Happened To?’ blogs.

Last questioning the whereabouts of ex-Lions striker Adam Bedell, today we’re providing an update on former Orlando City SC Designated Player Bryan Róchez.

Remember him? Continue reading

Assessing Yoshimar Yotún’s debut performance for Orlando City SC

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While most of us didn’t know too much about Yoshimar Yotún prior to his arrival at Orlando City SC, we all know a little more following his debut.

Our Designated Player made his first ever MLS start at New York Red Bulls last time out and the general consensus is that the Peruvian international fared well. 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

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

5 things you didn’t know about Orlando City SC’s Yoshimar Yotún

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While Dom Dwyer was anything but a stranger on his return to Orlando City SC last month, Lions new boy Yoshimar Yotún is much more of an unknown quantity.

Becoming Orlando City SC’s second mid-season signing on Friday, the experienced Peruvian international certainly arrives at Orlando City Stadium with pedigree. Continue reading