STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Columbus Crew – 15.10.2017

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So with one final home fixture remaining for Orlando City SC this 2017 season, Columbus Crew visit Orlando City Stadium for a second time in three months.

A campaign that promised so much for Jason Kreis‘ side, the Lions’ overall performance has been hugely underwhelming this year with only pride to play for in the two fixtures that remain. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Columbus Crew – 19.08.2017

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It’s reaching now or never stages for Orlando City SC in their bid to reach the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs with Jason Kreis‘ side suffering another defeat (3-1) at New York Red Bulls last time out.

The Lions are a side low on confidence right now having only won TWO of their last SEVENTEEN regular season fixtures. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Columbus Crew – 17.09.2016

Orlando City SC will be looking to get back to winning ways when they welcome the Eastern Conference’s bottom side Columbus Crew to Camping World Stadium on Saturday.

With Jason Kreis‘ side comfortably beaten 4-2 at LA Galaxy last time out, three point hauls are absolutely crucial now with only FIVE MLS regular season fixtures remaining following this weekend’s game. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Columbus Crew vs Orlando City SC – 23.07.2016

With new Orlando City SC head coach Jason Kreis starting on Monday, interim boss Bobby Murphy completes his final game in charge away at MAPFRE Stadium when the Lions face Columbus Crew on Saturday night.

Having picked up a point on the road to Vancouver Whitecaps on the back of a 2-0 defeat at New York Red Bulls, the Lions crucially showed some heart which has been lacking in recent weeks. Continue reading

Whatever happened to… Orlando City SC’s Adam Bedell?

Time for a new feature here at Orlando City UK and we’re calling it “Whatever Happened To?”.

Functioning as a reflection on some of the players who simply didn’t hit it off as Lions for whatever reason, we place the spotlight on what they did (or rather didn’t do) in an Orlando City SC jersey while providing an update on what they can be found doing nowadays.

So in instalment number one, we shift our focus to Adam Bedell.

Remember him? Continue reading

Orlando City SC to play 14 Sunday fixtures in 2016 MLS campaign

Sunday is a Holy day and Orlando City SC supporters will have to get used to the ritual of attending the Citrus Bowl on a Saturday night hangover after the news that 14 of the Lions’ MLS regular season games for 2016 will be contested on that day.

With all 20 Major League Soccer outfits receiving their regular season schedules on Thursday, we already knew that Adrian Heath’s side would be kicking off the new campaign with a home fixture against Real Salt Lake on Sunday March 6th. Continue reading