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

STATS PREVIEW: Portland Timbers vs Orlando City SC – 24.09.2017

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With just five 2017 regular season fixtures remaining, the rest of Orlando City SC‘s season is all about keeping pride intact.

Drawing 3-3 at Atlanta United last weekend in one of the most entertaining MLS games all season, Jason Kreis’ side now make the long trip to Oregon to face Portland Timbers. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Atlanta United vs Orlando City SC – 16.09.2017

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Banishing an eight-game winless streak with all three points at D.C. United last weekend, Orlando City SC have at least restored some pride.

Although our 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs dream is in tatters, it was simply great to see the Lions get back to winning ways despite the context of the victory. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: New York Red Bulls vs Orlando City SC – 12.08.2017

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Alarm bells are ringing for Orlando City SC right now with our disappointing mid-season slump showing no signs of halting.

Staying on the road to face New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena, it’s not getting any easier for the Lions to haul themselves back into an MLS Cup qualification spot.
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STATS PREVIEW: Chicago Fire vs Orlando City SC – 24.06.2017



After picking up a valuable 1-1 draw at Seattle Sounders on Wednesday, Orlando City SC face their second away test in quick succession with a trip to Chicago Fire’s Toyota Park on Saturday.

Veljko Paunović’s Fire are a completely different animal this season and after making some eye-catching winter additions, the Bridgeview-based club currently sit second in the Eastern Conference on 31 points. Continue reading