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… 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: 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: 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

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Montreal Impact – 17.06.2017



After being embarassed 1-3 by Miami FC in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, it’s a fourth home game in a row for Orlando City SC as Montreal Impact arrive in Central Florida.

Mauro Biello’s Impact travel south after playing out a 1-1 draw at Sporting Kansas City on June 10th with the Lions rested from MLS play since tying that incredibly controversial 0-0 draw with Chicago Fire on June 4th. Continue reading

5 things you didn’t know about Orlando City SC’s Scott Sutter



Finally all set to begin his Orlando City SC career after being granted his Visa last weekend, Scott Sutter is the latest Lions star to come under the microscope at Orlando City UK.

Taking the number 21 jersey at Orlando City Stadium, the 30-year-old’s move to Central Florida represents the first time he has played professionally outside Switzerland, let alone Europe. Continue reading

What formation should Orlando City SC play in 2017?



So with six hours left to run in our latest Orlando City UK poll, it seems the majority of Orlando City SC fans want to see the Lions play a 4-4-2 (Midfield Diamond) formation in 2017.

While we know this is Jason Kreis‘ favoured formation of course, today we’re debating whether our strongest current personnel are best suited to that system, or something different altogether. Continue reading