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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
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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
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Each and every September, football fans rejoice at the release of the new video game in the hugely adored EA Sports FIFA series.
With FIFA 18 released to the world on September 29th, we couldn’t help but take a look at how our Orlando City SC heroes have been rated in the game. Continue reading
Thought the 2017 Orlando City SC hype only surrounded the club’s fantastic new soccer-specific stadium downtown?
Think again because the Lions are toasting their brilliant new facility in the best way possible, earning a one-hundred per cent record from two games following a 2-1 win over Philadelphia Union last night. Continue reading
So Orlando City SC ran out 3-1 winners over Saint Louis FC in the first unofficial fixture at Orlando City Stadium yesterday with Kaká (who else!) the first goalscorer at our new facility.
The friendly taught us a few things but one eye-catching factor was the new squad numbers worn by the Lions’ off-season arrivals and those players switching things up for 2017. Continue reading
Addressing a key area of weakness, Orlando City SC completed the noteworthy signature of United States international Jonathan Spector on Tuesday evening (UK time).
The versatile 30-year-old defender joins after mutually agreeing his departure from Birmingham City with the Illnois-native capable of playing at centre back, right back or in defensive midfield. Continue reading
The first components of a new-look Orlando City B roster for 2017 were recruited yesterday as Anthony Pulis‘ side completed deals to sign defenders Zach Carroll, Scott Thomsen and Fernando Timbó.
Now Lions stars pending final sign off from both USL and U.S. Soccer, the trio’s arrivals follow on from extensive roster cuts made exactly a month ago. Continue reading
The cut-throat nature of the post-season is already upon us as Orlando City B made wholesale changes to their 2016 roster on Wednesday.
Retaining just five players who competed under Anthony Pulis in the Lions’ inaugural USL season, there were some surprising names departing Titan Soccer Complex. Continue reading
If you thought the Orlando City B roster recruitment drive was going slow, it’s been significantly boosted today via the arrival of SEVEN new players for Anthony Pulis’ team.
Joining OCB for their inaugural USL campaign are Pierre da Silva, Dembakwi Yomba, Michael Cox, William Eyang, Jonathan Mendoza, Marius Obekop and Craig Nitti. Continue reading