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Archives: Orlando City

Orlando City fans hope Charleston journey is first of many away trips in next several weeks

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Last weekend, Orlando City’s supporters made their first road trip to a match since the club made the jump from third division USL PRO to Major League Soccer, following the conclusion of the 2014 campaign. The preseason trip to Charleston for … Continue reading

MLS championships odds are out; See who the books favor

Posted on by Steve Davis
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Since the L.A. Galaxy ushered in the Designated Player era with David Beckham’s ballyhooed signing back in 2007, we have all argued about whether spending big for stars was “essential” or merely “helpful” in the MLS title chase? Oddsmakers have … Continue reading

MLS is growing at an exceptional rate and bringing it closer to the world’s elite leagues

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Major League Soccer is constantly being lambasted as a retirement league – a comfy setting where older players in the twilights of their careers can earn good paychecks, while experiencing famous cities like Seattle, New York and Los Angeles (no … Continue reading

Rating each MLS club’s signings during the off-season

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The MLS offseason is still churning as teams finalize their last transactions and continue to shape the excess of their rosters in advance of opening day, but training camp has opened and the major business has been done. There’s no … Continue reading

Questions arise about the growth of foreign ownership in US soccer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The recent events regarding Frank Lampard have brought the question of foreign ownership in the U.S. professional soccer leagues back into the spotlight. The Lampard saga has highlighted a growing trend of investment from foreign owners into the United States professional … Continue reading

Analyzing The Expansion Draft For Orlando City SC And New York City FC

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The MLS expansion draft never goes how anyone expects, nor does any one team do exactly what any other team would do. With the fluidity and communication between teams in MLS greater than in any other American sports league, the … Continue reading

A Guide On How To Build The Perfect MLS Team

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Hey there, New York City FC and Orlando City FC. Welcome to the league LA #2. Your teams are the newest members of an exclusive club called MLS, a soccer league that is unique in the world. It is unique … Continue reading

Orlando City Unveils Debut MLS Jersey [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Orlando City Soccer Club has unveiled its debut shirt for its first season in MLS. Orlando City SC will kick off their first season in 2015 as a MLS team, and will be wearing their unique purple kits. Designed by … Continue reading

Orlando Negotiating to Sign Robinho, Says AC Milan

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Orlando City could soon have another Brazilian superstar to join Kaka in Central Florida. AC Milan is once again in the process of negotiating a transfer of a Brazilian to the MLS expansion team, this time the target is Robinho. … Continue reading

MLS-Bound Orlando City Promotes Use of Smoke Bombs Despite Skirmish in Tampa Bay

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On Sunday night, four Orlando City Soccer Club fans were arrested in Tampa on a variety of charges after fights, disorderly behavior and smoke bombs broke out in an exhibition game against Tampa Bay Rowdies. In addition to the four arrests, … Continue reading

Brazilian Superstar Kaka Mobbed By Orlando City Fans At Airport [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The wait is over: Brazilian superstar Kaka arrived in Orlando tonight after opting out of his contract with AC Milan. He will be officially unveiled tomorrow as Orlando City’s first designated player. A large crowd turned out at Orlando International … Continue reading

Orlando City Soccer Club Reveals MLS Logo

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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The 21st MLS team, Orlando City Soccer Club, has announced its new logo for its upcoming 2015 season where they will be participating in MLS play for the first time. David Brotherton, a fan and graphic-designer who purchased season tickets in … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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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?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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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

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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