Optimism, Caution Warranted as OCSC’s Season Looms

Photo by Roy K. Miller/ISI Photos/Getty ImagesIs it all aboard the Orlando City hype train, or should expectations be tempered heading into the...
THEMANELAND.COM Feb 4

Orlando City’s Back Line an Unknown Ahead of 2023 Season.

Sam Navarro-USA TODAY SportsAfter several seasons of stability and certainty, the Lions’ back line has a number of questions to answer ahead of...
THEMANELAND.COM Feb 3

Lion Links: 2/3/23

Image courtesy of Orlando City SCMartin Ojeda adjusts to Orlando, Forbes unveils MLS club valuations, MLS teams improve their defenses, and more....
THEMANELAND.COM Feb 3

MLS preseason 2023: Charlotte, DC & Vancouver begin Coachella Valley Invitational

Twelve MLS teams are participating in the Coachella Valley Invitational as February gets underway, and three – Charlotte FC, D.C. United and...
MLSSOCCER Feb 2

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Chelsea breaks Premier League transfer record with Enzo Fernandez move

Yukihito Taguchi-USA TODAY SportsUnion hang on to Wagner and El Brujo, European Winter Transfer window closes, and more in today’s links...
BROTHERLY GAME Feb 1

Major Link Soccer: Chelsea set British transfer record for Enzo Fernandez

Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty ImagesThe January window was a watershed moment for WSL; British police chiefs apologize for role in Hillsborough Puget...
SOUNDER AT HEART Feb 1

MLS transfer roundup: Orlando City & Inter Miami bolster rosters

Rounding up the latest transfer news in MLS.
90MIN.COM Jan 31

Orlando City sign Iceland international midfielder Dagur Dan Thórhallsson

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Orlando City SC’s transformative offseason maintained its rapid pace Tuesday, as the reigning US Open Cup...
MLSSOCCER Jan 31

Fullback is the Most Interesting Position Battle for the Lions

Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/Getty ImagesAfter the exits of Joao Moutinho and Ruan, the battles at fullback are ones to watch during Orlando...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 30

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union confirm another big MLS trade

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsEarnie Stewart steps down from USMNT job, Red Bulls close to breaking transfer record, and more in today’s links...
BROTHERLY GAME Jan 27

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union make Damion Lowe signing official

Sam Navarro-USA TODAY SportsAtlanta signs new DP striker, eight players from Africa and Asia MLS teams should scout, and more in today’s links...
BROTHERLY GAME Jan 26

Orlando City sign U22 Initiative forward Ramiro Enrique from Argentina

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Orlando City SC continued their offseason signing spree Thursday, acquiring forward Ramiro Enrique from Argentine...
MLSSOCCER Jan 26

Rodrigo Schlegel signs contract extension for Orlando City SC

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Extension Orlando City SC have signed defender Rodrigo Schlegel to a new contract that runs through 2024 with options for...
MLSSOCCER Jan 25

Orlando City Signs Rodrigo Schlegel to New Two-Year Deal

Photo by Andrew Bershaw/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThe popular Argentine center back has been rewarded with a new deal through 2024 with two...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 25

Major Link Soccer: Everton up for sale

Photo by Sam Bagnall - AMA/Getty ImagesFresh scandal shakes up Thorns staff; Bale hits the links without any soccer distractions. It was a very...
SOUNDER AT HEART Jan 25

2023 Player Preview: Matías Pellegrini

Good bag. | Courtesy Katie Cahalin, courtesy NYCFC.comThe 22-year-old logged only 70 minutes after joining NYCFC in August, but we’re getting the...
HUDSON RIVER BLUE Jan 25

Lion Links: 1/25/23

Photo by Jeremy Reper/ISI Photos/Getty ImagesErin McLeod and Gunny Jonsdottir leaving the Pride, Orlando City’s pursuit of Martín Ojeda, USMNT...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 25

The story of Orlando City's 'telenovela' chase for Martín Ojeda

A strong season came to a bitter end north of the border. As Orlando City SC begrudgingly left the field for the final time in 2022 against CF...
MLSSOCCER Jan 24

Lion Links: 1/24/23

Mike Watters-USA TODAY SportsOrlando City transfer rumors, getting to know Felipe Martins, MLS transfer roundup, and more. Happy Tuesday everyone....
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 24

OCSC Academy Director Marcelo Neveleff Leaves Club

Photo by Patricio Realpe/LatinContent via Getty ImagesThe former OCB coach will manage the Dominican Republic national team. Orlando City announced...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 23

Report: Philadelphia Union finalizing transfer of Joaquín Torres

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsTransfermarkt lists Torres at $2 million as Philadelphia tries to secure a move from CF Montreal. After a quiet...
BROTHERLY GAME Jan 23

Three Reasons the Lions’ Best Defense May Be Their Offense

Photo by Andrew Bershaw/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesScoring more goals than the other team is always a sound game plan for a team with playoff...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 21

The Crew will face Club América and St. Louis CITY SC in Leagues Cup 2023 group

Photo by Graham Stokes/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThe Black & Gold will host some exciting opposition this summer. After announcing the...
MASSIVE REPORT Jan 20

Why Orlando City Should Sign Kei Kamara

Photo by Christopher Morris - Corbis/Corbis via Getty ImagesNoted Lions villain Kei Kamara could be the perfect veteran backup striker to spell...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 20

FC Dallas learns Leagues Cup 2023 Group

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsFC Dallas will be in the South group. FC Dallas will face LIGA MX’s Necaxa and MLS Eastern Conference opponent...
BIG D SOCCER Jan 20

Houston Dynamo FC to face Santos Laguna and Orlando City SC in the Leagues Cup 2023

Major League Soccer and LIGA MX announced the groups for the 2023 Leagues Cup earlier today. Houston Dynamo FC will compete against Orlando City SC...
HOUSTON DYNAMO FC (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 20

Breakfast Links - January 20, 2023

Houston Dynamo FCBassi deal nearly done, Josef Martinez signs with Miami, big weekend of matches in Europe, and much more. It’s Friday and that...
DYNAMOTHEORY.COM Jan 20

Philadelphia Union trio called into United States U20 camp

STRAFFONIMAGES/OSCAR RAMIREZJack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan and Brandan Craig back in camp with U.S. U20s Brandan Craig, Jack McGlynn and Quinn...
BROTHERLY GAME Jan 19

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Miami completes signing of Josef Martinez

Brett Davis-USA TODAY SportsUSMNT calls up players for January camp, USWNT beats New Zealand, and more in today’s links MLS News Josef Martínez...
BROTHERLY GAME Jan 19

Jake Mulraney departs Orlando City for St Patrick's Athletic

Jake Mulraney is set to depart Major League Soccer with Orlando City and Irish side St Patrick's Athletic agreeing to a transfer.
90MIN.COM Jan 19

Jake Mulraney Transfers to Irish Club St. Patrick’s Athletic

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesMulraney returns home after a brief and unproductive stint with the Lions. Orlando City...
THEMANELAND.COM Jan 18

Orlando City transfer Jake Mulraney to Ireland's St Patrick's Athletic

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Transfer Orlando City SC and Irish top-flight side St Patrick's Athletic have reached a transfer agreement for winger Jake...
MLSSOCCER Jan 18

6 MLS clubs that need to sign players: Winter transfer window

This winter, several MLS clubs have acquired key players at a breakneck pace: D.C. United, Houston Dynamo FC and Orlando City SC stand out in this...
MLSSOCCER Jan 17

Orlando City SC announces 2023 preseason schedule, presented by Orlando Health

Lions to play open-door fixture at Exploria Stadium on Feb. 18 as part of Kickoff to Soccer celebration
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 5

Orlando City SC sign Brazilian defender Rafael Santos from Cruzeiro

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Orlando City SC have signed Brazilian defender Rafael Santos from Campeonato Brasileiro Série A side Cruzeiro, the...
MLSSOCCER Jan 5

Pedro Gallese signs extension with Orlando City SC through 2024

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Extension Orlando City SC have signed goalkeeper Pedro Gallese to a new contract through 2024 with an option for 2025, the...
MLSSOCCER Dec 27, 2022

DC United acquire defender Ruan from Orlando City

DC United have boosted their defensive options with the signing of Brazilian defender Ruan in a trade with Orlando City.
90MIN.COM Dec 22, 2022

Orlando City SC selects forward Duncan McGuire with No. 6 pick in 2023 MLS SuperDraft

McGuire led all of NCAA Division I men's soccer in goals and points in 2022 while setting the Creighton single-season record in goals with 23.
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 21, 2022

Orlando City Trades Ruan to D.C. United

THEMANELAND.COM Dec 21, 2022

Orlando City trade Ruan to D.C. United for No. 2 pick

Orlando City SC acquired the No. 2 overall pick in Wednesday’s 2023 MLS SuperDraft from D.C. United in exchange for
SPORTSNAUT Dec 21, 2022

DC United acquire Ruan from Orlando City for No. 2 MLS SuperDraft pick

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Trade - DC receive: Ruan - ORL receive: No. 2 overall pick in 2023 MLS SuperDraft D.C. United have acquired Brazilian...
MLSSOCCER Dec 21, 2022

Orlando City SC acquires no. 2 overall selection in 2023 MLS SuperDraft

Lions send defender Ruan to D.C. United
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 21, 2022

D.C. United Acquire Defender Ruan from Orlando City SC in Exchange for the 2nd Overall Pick in the 2023 MLS SuperDraft Presented by adidas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 21, 2022) – D.C. United have acquired defender Ruan from Orlando City SC in exchange for the 2nd overall pick (Round 1) in...
DC UNITED (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 21, 2022

Orlando City SC announces 2023 Kickoff to Soccer events

The community events will feature familiar fan favorites, all hosted at Exploria Stadium, with the first on Feb. 4.
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 21, 2022

MLS veteran forward Tesho Akindele announces retirement

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Retirement Tesho Akindele has announced his retirement from professional soccer, ending a nine-year MLS career for the...
MLSSOCCER Dec 21, 2022

Orlando City SC announces 2023 regular-season schedule presented by Orlando Health

City will open its ninth MLS campaign on Saturday, Feb. 25, set to host the New York Red Bulls in its home opener
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 20, 2022

How to watch 2023 MLS SuperDraft: Time, streaming, first-round order, Orlando City picks

The all-virtual draft begins on Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET on MLSSoccer.com; Lions own No. 6 overall pick
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 20, 2022

Philadelphia Union land midfielder Andrés Perea in trade with Orlando City

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Trade - PHI receive: Andrés Perea - ORL receive: Up to $850k GAM, sell-on fee The Philadelphia Union have acquired...
MLSSOCCER Dec 6, 2022

Orlando City sign Kyle Smith to contract extension

Orlando City have signed defender Kyle Smith to a contract extension, keeping him at the club through the 2023 Major League Soccer season.
90MIN.COM Dec 6, 2022

Orlando City sign defender Kyle Smith to new contract

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: New deal Orlando City SC have signed defender Kyle Smith to a new contract through the 2023 MLS season with an option in...
MLSSOCCER Dec 5, 2022

Arsenal preparing offer to sign Facundo Torres

THE HARD TACKLE Dec 3, 2022

Orlando City SC sign homegrown midfielder Favian Loyola

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Orlando City SC have signed homegrown midfielder Favian Loyola through the 2025 MLS season with options in both...
MLSSOCCER Dec 2, 2022

João Moutinho departs Orlando City, signs in Italy's Serie A

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Free João Moutinho has signed with Spezia, the Italian Serie A club announced Friday, ending the left back’s time with...
MLSSOCCER Dec 2, 2022

Orlando City re-sign goalkeeper Adam Grinwis

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Re-signed Adam Grinwis will return to Orlando City SC for the 2023 MLS season, the club announced Wednesday. The...
MLSSOCCER Nov 30, 2022

Orlando City transfer forward Alexander Alvarado to Ecuador's LDU Quito

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Transfer UPDATE (Nov. 29) – LDU Quito have exercised their purchase option on Orlando City SC forward Alexander Alvarado...
MLSSOCCER Nov 29, 2022

Your Friday Kickoff: Why you should care about Orlando City’s latest move

USMNT meet England at the World Cup Black Friday brings about Group B’s marquee game at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, as the US men’s national...
MLSSOCCER Nov 25, 2022

Orlando City open DP spot with new Mauricio Pereyra deal

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Re-signed Orlando City SC have re-signed Mauricio Pereyra through the 2024 MLS season, the club announced Wednesday. The...
MLSSOCCER Nov 23, 2022

Orlando City SC sign veteran midfielder Felipe Martins

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing Orlando City SC have signed free agent midfielder Felipe Martins to a one-year contract with an option for 2024,...
MLSSOCCER Nov 22, 2022

2022 In Review | Chris Mueller comes home

On the morning of May 5, 2022, Chicago Fire FC found themselves in the middle of a skid. Over a trio of defeats to Orlando City, New York Red...
CHICAGO FIRE FC (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 14, 2022

World Cup: Orlando City's Facundo Torres, LA Galaxy's Martín Cáceres make Uruguay roster

South American titans Uruguay are heading to the 2022 FIFA World Cup with two MLS stars in tow.
MLSSOCCER Nov 10, 2022

Orlando City shocker: Júnior Urso leaves club due to "personal reasons"

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Contract termination Orlando City SC shocked fans on Thursday by announcing they've mutually agreed to terminate the...
MLSSOCCER Nov 10, 2022

Orlando City SC acquire Luca Petrasso in trade with Toronto FC

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Trade - ORL receive: Luca Petrasso - TFC receive: Up to $400K GAM Orlando City SC have acquired defender Luca Petrasso in...
MLSSOCCER Nov 9, 2022

Seb Hines wants to stay in Orlando. Will the Pride make it happen?

Seb Hines has only ever lived in one place outside of England: Orlando, Florida. In 2015, Hines, along with his wife and children, made the move to...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Nov 3, 2022

Arsenal set to open talks with Facundo Torres

THE HARD TACKLE Nov 3, 2022

Mikel Arteta wants Facundo Torres to Arsenal

SOCCERNEWS.COM Nov 3, 2022

Arsenal line up January move for Facundo Torres

THE HARD TACKLE Oct 31, 2022

Orlando City SC Goalkeeper Pedro Gallese Wins 2022 MLS Save of the Year, Presented by Allstate

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2022) – Orlando City SC goalkeeper Pedro Gallese has won the 2022 MLS Save of the Year, presented by Allstate, it was...
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 21, 2022

Three big questions following Orlando City SC's 2022 season

The 2022 MLS campaign has long been over and the unforgiving nature of the single-elimination Audi MLS Cup Playoffs sends another six clubs to the...
MLSSOCCER Oct 18, 2022

Orlando City vs. CF Montreal: Player Grades & MotM

THEMANELAND.COM Oct 17, 2022

Orlando City vs. CF Montreal: Five Takeaways

THEMANELAND.COM Oct 17, 2022

Mentality Monsters: CF Montréal show the mindset for success in playoff debut

In some ways Wilfried Nancy sounded more like a professor than a soccer coach as he analyzed CF Montréal’s 2-0 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs win over...
MLSSOCCER Oct 17, 2022

Oscar Pareja "very proud" of historic Orlando City season despite playoff disappointment

It was a historic season, but a bitter end for Orlando City SC, as the Lions saw their Audi 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs campaign come to a close with a...
MLSSOCCER Oct 17, 2022

A star in the making! Championship-linked teenager Kone lifts CF Montreal to MLS playoff win over Orlando

Teenage star Isamel Kone led CF Montreal to a playoff victory over Orlando City, with the Canadian international scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 win.
GOAL.COM Oct 17, 2022
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