US Soccer Federation unveils new crest

Both the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams received an update to the country-representing crest Monday, according to a press release by USSoccer.com. The new crest was the first update since 1995. Per the release, the U.S. Soccer Federation elected to go a different route for announcing and presenting the new crest. Instead of a traditional…

Copa America 2016 group stage is set

Group A 1. United States 2. Colombia 3. Costa Rica 4. Paraguay Group B 1. Brazil 2. Ecuador 3. Haiti 4. Peru Group C 1. Mexico 2. Uruguay 3. Jamaica 4. Venezuela Group D 1. Argentina 2. Chile 3. Panama 4. Bolivia The local buzz  Orlando will host three games this summer at the Orlando Citrus…

Pots for Copa America 2016 official draw announced

The United States Soccer Federation announced on Wednesday the procedures for the official draw for Copa America Centenario. The draw, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. EST, will be hosted in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The draw will determine the groups and full schedule for the tournament and will…

Ian Fuller joins Minnesota United

Ian Fuller will now be an assistant coach at Minnesota United FC of the North American Soccer League, the Loons announced on Tuesday. “I’m thrilled to join an organization with a winning pedigree,” Fuller told Minnesota United’s website. “I’ve gotten to know Manny Lagos and Carl Craig over the years, and I’m excited to be…

Florida Cup 2016 schedule

The Florida Cup is slated to kick off this weekend with several big-name clubs from Europe and South America headlining the winter tournament. The tournament is set to start at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, located in the Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Further games are scheduled to take place…

Orlando Soccer Journal has a new logo

With the Orlando Soccer Journal on the verge of a reboot, its newest logo sets the tone for a newer approach on covering the Orlando soccer scene. The logo was designed by local graphic artist Gustavo Gamez. He can be reached at gamez202@gmail.com for your marketing needs. This is only stage one of the reboot, and…