Not quite sure if Orlando City Soccer Club is unable to sustain the heat, or if the Lions are not sure what a playoff race really is. For the last ten games, which in Florida was the beginning of summer, Orlando City SC is currently 2-4-4 against fellow MLS teams. Yet, Orlando somehow still has the fifth place position in the playoff race, and is three points ahead of seventh
Orlando City finally got a break this week, after having lost against Miami FC in the US Open Cup and having Cyle Larin arrested the following more for a DUI. The Lions needed a boost, or at least a sigh of relief for the community and the fans. Orlando hosted Montreal Impact in its attempts to continue their playoff push and maintain a steady lead above that red line. With
Over the last few months the Tampa Bay Rowdies, currently a USL soccer team, has been making the push to become the second MLS team in Florida. Which from a sport standpoint, expanding the sport is always great, yet there is something about the I4 rivalry/connection, that shows the Tampa Bay Rowdies will never live up to what the Orlando City Soccer Club has established within their first three years.
While Orlando City Soccer Club has been in a recent slump, they are still currently sitting tied at third place with New York City FC, the team is gaining momentum, and it has everything to do with the fans. Honestly, we all understand that home field/court/ice advantage is honestly the best advantage in sports. No travel time, no stress, and honestly, being at home allows you to enjoy the crowd
By Mike Sigman Before I even get started on this article, I completely understand that it has only been three games since he has been back, so the team is still jelling and getting their groove back, but KaKa is starting to play out his prime. For example, when Kaka was injured within the first fifteen minutes of the first game of the regular season, the Orlando City Lions received
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – As I begun my final last moments packing my suitcase after spending a week in this paradise called “The City Beautiful”, I also discovered why Orlando would be the perfect spot for an NFL expansion team. I don’t preface this column because I’m in my hotel room late amidst a screensaver worthy vista of palm trees, swimming pools, beaches and club music blaring late at
ORLANDO, FL – Three years after beginning play as an MLS expansion club in 2015, Orlando City SC has matured from a young expansion cub into a young—yet powerful—lion, stalking and hunting their unsuspecting Major League Soccer prey. Thanks to the dissolution of Chivas, Orlando City—or OCSC, “City” as the locals call them for short—would be elevated from the USL Pro and become MLS’s 20th franchise following the 2014 season.
I am going to start this article off with a couple statistics, and you can guess what I would be talking about from there. A sport team with the second highest average game attendance within the league, doubled the average season ticket holder purchases for the upcoming year, and was quoted to have one the most supporting fan bases in all of sports. Can you guess which sports team, let