STATS PREVIEW: Orlando City SC vs Puerto Rico National Team – 04.11.2017

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As part of an attempt to raise funds and recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Orlando City SC host the Puerto Rico National Team in a friendly at Orlando City Stadium this Saturday evening.

Dedicating 100 per cent of the net proceeds to the ‘United for Puerto Rico’ initiative, this ‘Fuerza Puerto Rico Friendly’ also marks Kaká‘s final outing in Orlando City SC purple following his recent exit announcement. Continue reading

Whatever happened to… former Orlando City SC man Bryan Róchez?

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It’s been a long while since we ran one of these features but we thought we’d serve you another helping of our ‘Whatever Happened To?’ blogs.

Last questioning the whereabouts of ex-Lions striker Adam Bedell, today we’re providing an update on former Orlando City SC Designated Player Bryan Róchez.

Remember him? Continue reading

5 things you didn’t know about Orlando City SC’s cup opponents Miami FC



Orlando City SC supporters can look forward to a novel fixture next week as Jason Kreis‘ Lions take on Miami FC for the very first time in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Only founded in 2015, Alessandro Nesta’s Miami FC are an unknown quantity to many.

Not to be confused with David Beckham’s Miami Beckham United, Orlando City UK have listed FIVE things you didn’t know about our NASL opposition. Continue reading

5 things you didn’t know about Orlando City SC’s Donny Toia



So MLS Expansion Draft day has come and gone but Orlando City SC have secured their first new signing of the off-season and his name is Donny Toia.

With Jason Kreis‘ Lions signing Toia from Atlanta United in exchange for their natural first-round pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, the left back is an immediate replacement for Mikey Ambrose who joined Gerardo Martino’s side yesterday. Continue reading

22-year-old’s arrival boosts Orlando City SC’s British influence



Orlando City B‘s 2017 roster was extended even further on Tuesday as Anthony Pulis’ Lions completed deals to sign English ace Paul Clowes, not to mention Ben Polk, Austin Martz and Jordan Schweitzer.

Pending full confirmation from both USL and U.S. Soccer, the foursome’s arrival at Orlando City Stadium follows the signatures of Zach Carroll, Scott Thomsen and Fernando Timbó last week. Continue reading

What can we expect from Orlando City B’s three new signings?



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 CarrollScott 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