Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC’s 2017 protected player list

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As I’m sure most of you are aware now, Major League Soccer requests that clubs release protected player lists at the end of each campaign and Orlando City SC did just that yesterday.

With the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft set to take place on December 12th with new boys Los Angeles FC looking to build their inaugural 2018 roster, they won’t be able to get their hands on these 11 Lions stars. Continue reading

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

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

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Montreal Impact – 17.06.2017



After being embarassed 1-3 by Miami FC in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, it’s a fourth home game in a row for Orlando City SC as Montreal Impact arrive in Central Florida.

Mauro Biello’s Impact travel south after playing out a 1-1 draw at Sporting Kansas City on June 10th with the Lions rested from MLS play since tying that incredibly controversial 0-0 draw with Chicago Fire on June 4th. 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

PLAYER RATINGS: Orlando City SC 2 Colorado Rapids 0 – 29.04.2017



Another gameweek has passed by with Orlando City SC claiming yet another three points in our incredible start to the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign.

Defeating Colorado Rapids 2-0 on a sweltering day in Central Florida with the temperature almost hitting 90 degrees at kick-off, Jason Kreis‘ Lions sat top of both the Eastern Conference and the Supporters’ Shield standings come full-time. This is with TWO games in hand on second-placed New York Red Bulls! Continue reading

PLAYER RATINGS: New York City FC 1 Orlando City SC 2 – 23.04.2017



We’re now over a month into the 2017 Major League Soccer campaign and Orlando City SC‘s amazing start to the season shows no signs of stopping.

Earning our first away victory of the season courtesy of a narrow 1-2 win at New York City FC yesterday, Jason Kreis‘ Lions proudly sit top of the Eastern Conference right now with 15 points and TWO games in hand – impressively without the injured Kaká too. Continue reading