Author Archives: Mike Gramajo

Deflected Kaka free kick rescues point for Orlando City in draw with NYCFC

A 91st-minute goal from Kaka saved the day for Orlando City, who played to a 1-1 draw with fellow debutant New York City FC in their MLS opener. Continue reading »

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Orlando City looks to put brakes on Villa and NYCFC

By MIKE GRAMAJO SANFORD, Fla. — Adrian Heath may have waited years for his Major League Soccer debut, but even the thought of that isn’t stopping him from completing his first task at hand. That task? Stopping David Villa When … Continue reading »

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Orlando City Notes: Citrus Bowl to expand seating for opener; starting lineup taking form; and more

With Orlando City’s inaugural MLS match on high demand, the Citrus Bowl will add an extra 2,000 standing-room only seat for Sunday’s opener. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Orlando City

Orlando City is ready to make its MLS debut, and boasts a strong roster led by Brazilian star Kaka and several top MLS veterans. Continue reading »

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SBI Spotlight: Danny Mwanga poised to make most of fresh start with Orlando City

Five years after being the top pick in the 2010 MLS Draft, Danny Mwanga is ready to make the most of a fresh start with Orlando City. Continue reading »

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Orlando City Notes: Rawlins hopeful for Miami franchise; OCSC to cap seating at Citrus Bowl; and more

Orlando City President Phil Rawlins remains hopeful for a Miami franchise as a potential rival down the road. Continue reading »

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Kaká scores in Orlando City debut, tipped as team captain

Kaká wasted no time as he went on to score and assist in his Orlando City debut Continue reading »

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Orlando City Notes: Kaka to debut in FC Dallas friendly; Rivas out for 7-10 days; and more

Orlando City designated player Kaka is expected to make his debut for the club in a friendly match vs. FC Dallas. Continue reading »

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