Orlando City media day roundup

Orlando City media day was this past Friday, and the Orlando Soccer Journal was able to speak to some players who will be donning the purple kit this season. The Lions kickoff their season on March 6 against Real Salt Lake at the Orlando Citrus Bowl at 2 p.m. Here’s what some of the players had…

Richie Laryea welcomes Orlando City B move

Being drafted from college to the major leagues is quite a big deal in any athlete’s career. Being told you have to see minutes at a much lower division could be, at times, a hard pill to swallow. For Richie Laryea, Orlando City’s seventh-overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, it’s a task he’s willing to welcome…

Lions top Titans as newcomers impress

MELBOURNE — Playing in its first preseason game of the season, Orlando City claimed a 4-0 victory at Eastern Florida State College on Sunday at Titan Soccer Complex. Hadji Barry scored twice while Tyler Turner and Tony Rocha also found the net, as the Lions secured a comfortable victory in their first preseason game of 2016.…

Orlando City B 2016 roster | January edition

  Below is the Orlando City B roster for January: Stadium: Titan Soccer Complex at Eastern State Florida College in Melbourne Head coach: Anthony Pulis Assistant coach: Rob Valentino, Marcos Mechado GOALKEEPERS (2): Mark Ridgers, Mason Stajduhar (HGP) DEFENDERS (6): Mikey Ambrose, Kyle Callan-McFadden, Craig Nitti, Tommy Redding (HGP), Conor Donovan (HGP), Tyler Turner (HGP) MIDFIELDERS (6): Tony Rocha, Lewis Neal, Jonathan Mendoza,…

Orlando City’s MLS SuperDraft recap

University of Akron midfielder Richie Laryea was selected as the seventh pick of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft by the Orlando City Soccer Club on Thursday at the Baltimore Convention Center. The Toronto native played all 20 games for Akron during his only year as a freshman with the Zips. Laryea signed a Major League Soccer contract on Jan. 5.…