Twitter reacts to… Orlando City SC finally signing Josué Colmán

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In news Lions supporters have been anticipating for weeks now, Orlando City SC have finally confirmed the signing of Paraguayan midfielder Josué Colmán.

Joining Orlando City SC from Cerro Porteño in a five-year contract including club options, the 19-year-old’s arrival takes our winter signings tally to seven. Continue reading

Twitter reacts to Orlando City SC signing Sacha Kljestan

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So the news is now official folks! United States international midfielder Sacha Kljestan is now an Orlando City SC player.

Jason Kreis‘ Lions have acquired the 32-year-old and $150,000 in Targeted Allocation Money in exchange for both Tommy Redding and Carlos Rivas who now join New York Red Bulls. Continue reading

82% of Lions fans would take Sacha Kljestan at Orlando City SC

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Sacha Kljestan is the latest player to be linked with an Orlando City SC switch this winter and it seems Lions supporters want the midfielder in Central Florida.

According to our Orlando City UK poll of 133 City fans, 82% would sign the United States international while 18% would rather he stayed elsewhere. Continue reading

Where will R. J. Allen & Stéfano Pinho fit in at Orlando City SC?

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It may have taken Orlando City SC longer than fellow MLS clubs this off-season but the first new faces are through the entry doors ahead of 2018.

Yesterday, Jason Kreis‘ Lions secured deals for both New York City FC full back R. J. Allen and Miami FC forward Stéfano Pinho. 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

Are Orlando City SC looking to sign this Argentine international?

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With Orlando City SC still yet to recruit any players ahead of the 2018 Major League Soccer campaign, Lions fans are eager for any new nuggets of information.

It looks a flimsy link right now but according to a report from Alfredo Pedullà on Tuesday, Orlando City SC are reportedly interested in signing Argentine international defender Jonatan Maidana. Continue reading

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