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: Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City SC – 22.10.2017

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So the final game of the 2017 Major League Soccer season has arrived and once again, Orlando City SC are closing out the campaign under a cloud.

Failing to make the MLS Cup Playoffs for a third consecutive season, this game is all about the Lions trying to sign off 2017 in the most positive way possible. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Portland Timbers vs Orlando City SC – 24.09.2017

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With just five 2017 regular season fixtures remaining, the rest of Orlando City SC‘s season is all about keeping pride intact.

Drawing 3-3 at Atlanta United last weekend in one of the most entertaining MLS games all season, Jason Kreis’ side now make the long trip to Oregon to face Portland Timbers. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Atlanta United vs Orlando City SC – 16.09.2017

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Banishing an eight-game winless streak with all three points at D.C. United last weekend, Orlando City SC have at least restored some pride.

Although our 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs dream is in tatters, it was simply great to see the Lions get back to winning ways despite the context of the victory. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Seattle Sounders vs Orlando City SC – 21.06.2017



A demanding streak of three away fixtures begins at reigning MLS champions Seattle Sounders this Wednesday evening with Orlando City SC hoping to keep pace with Eastern Conference pacesetters Toronto FC and Chicago Fire.

After drawing 3-3 against Montreal Impact, our performances in this mini away run will tell us a lot whether Orlando City SC truly have the potential to make the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs. 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

Why I support Orlando City SC… UK fan Nick Trump has his say

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After having the time of our lives on our recent trip to watch Orlando City SC play live, we detected even more UK interest in the Lions heading into the 2017 season.

Only recently signing up as an Orlando City UK member, Nick Trump – an Orlando City SC fan from Barnstaple in South West England – told us just why he follows Jason Kreis‘ Lions so passionately. Continue reading

STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs New York City FC – 05.03.2017



So the day we’ve waited oh so long for is almost here Orlando City SC fans! After what has felt like an absolute eternity, Sunday March 5th is upon us – the Lions’ first ever competitive game at Orlando City Stadium.

It’s ironic that Patrick Vieira’s New York City FC are the first ever visitors to our brand 25,500-seater soccer-specific facility given NYCFC were our first ever MLS opponents back on March 8th 2015 at the Citrus Bowl. Continue reading

Sheffield-born pro becomes second Brit at Orlando City SC



Selected by Orlando City SC as the 20th pick (64th overall) in round three of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft yesterday, the Lions have a new British player on board – Danny Deakin.

The 23-year-old Sheffield-born pro arrives in Central Florida having spent last season at NASL outfit Detroit City and now becomes the second Brit on Orlando City SC‘s 2017 first team roster. Continue reading