Archives: Orlando City

Kaka Has Verbal Agreement to Join Orlando City In MLS Next Year, Says Source

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Brazilian maestro Kaka has a verbal agreement to join Orlando City in MLS next year, says Spanish newspaper AS. And AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has confirmed that Kaka can leave the club on a free transfer if AC Milan fail … Continue reading

Forbes List Justifies High MLS Franchise Fees and Path of Lower Division Clubs to MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Forbes Magazine’s valuation of MLS teams justifies the large price tag Orlando City and Manchester City/New York Yankees have paid for admission to what is rapidly becoming one of the world’s most exclusive footballing leagues from an ownership perspective. The … Continue reading

Orlando City Interested In Signing Kaka As Designated Player, Says Report

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For months, discussion has floated around Florida soccer circles that when Orlando City moves to MLS, Kaka will be their first Designated Player signing. With the official news of OCSC’s admission to MLS beginning in 2015, the discussion of Kaka … Continue reading

Can Orlando City Be a Success In MLS?

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MLS has returned to the state of Florida with last night’s announcement that Orlando City SC will move from USL PRO to MLS in 2015. While Orlando should be a top drawer market for the league, some question will persist. … Continue reading

Orlando City to Become 21st MLS Team and Will Launch in March 2015, Confirms Club President

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Orlando City will be officially announced today as Major League Soccer’s 21st team, and will begin play in March 2015, confirmed Club President Phil Rawlins in one of the worst kept secrets in US soccer. The official launch is scheduled … Continue reading

How Orlando City’s Move to MLS Will Impact the Other Soccer Teams in Florida

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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For many years Florida was a barren wasteland for professional soccer. From 2002 to 2005, the state did not boast one professional franchise and a limited number of amateur PDL teams. Suddenly after only boasting a single professional team as … Continue reading

MLS’s New York Obsession Almost Cost Orlando City

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All is well that ends well goes the saying. But it almost didn’t end well as Major League Soccer’s obsession with getting a second New York club almost cost the league the opportunity to elevate the most successful current lower … Continue reading

Funding Approved For Orlando Soccer-Specific Stadium; Paves Way For Orlando MLS Team in 2015

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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By a vote of 5-2, the Orange County Commissioners tonight approved funding for a soccer-specific stadium to be built in downtown Orlando, which paves the way for Orlando City Soccer Club to become a MLS team in 2015. “We are … Continue reading

Orlando City Does Not Have The Number of Votes Required to Get Stadium Passed: Monday Soccer Insider

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It has been reported that Major League Soccer officials have descended on Central Florida this week to influence Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners vote for a soccer facility that will host the third division Orlando City in their proposed move to Major … Continue reading

Orlando Moves Step Closer to MLS Team After Funding For Soccer Stadium Passes First Hurdle

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Orlando moved a step closer to having its own Major League Soccer team after the City of Orlando Commissioners today voted to approve funding for a soccer-specific stadium. The vote was the first of a series of two votes that … Continue reading

Orlando City Breaks Record Attendance With 20,000+ Fans at USL Pro Final: Daily Soccer Report

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Orlando City Soccer Club won the 2013 USL PRO Championship Game Saturday night after defeating Charlotte Eagles 7-4 in front of 20,886 fans at the Citrus Bowl in downtown Orlando. The 20,000+ attendance was the largest attendance ever for an … Continue reading