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

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

STATS PREVIEW: Montreal Impact vs Orlando City SC – 05.08.2017

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With two games against southern MLS rivals Atlanta United now done and dusted, attention switches to Saputo Stadium where Orlando City SC take on Montreal Impact on Saturday evening.

Now at a crucial stage of the season with just 12 regular season fixtures to go, Jason Kreis‘ Lions have ground to make up after being lodged in seventh place and two points below the red line following Gameweek 21. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: San Jose Earthquakes vs Orlando City SC – 17.05.2017



After their 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, Jason KreisOrlando City SC now hop aboard a five-hour flight to California to take on San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday evening.

The Lions’ first ever trip to the Quakes’ Avaya Stadium home given 2015’s head-to-head (1-1) took place at Levi’s Stadium, Orlando City SC will be looking for a much better road performance this time around. 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