Author Archives: Mike Gramajo

Orlando City takes action against fan misconduct, creates fan advisory council

By MIKE GRAMAJO Orlando City Soccer Club may not be in Major League Soccer just yet, but their march to a safer fan experience took another step on Monday. In a letter issued to fans, club President Phil Rawlins announced the … Continue reading »

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NASL/USL Pro Ticker: Wynalda to step down; Cosmos sign El Salvador international; and more

By MIKE GRAMAJO After one season, Eric Wynalda is stepping down as head coach of the Atlanta Silverbacks. The club announced on Friday that the former United States Men’s National Team star and current Fox Sports analyst will end his tenure … Continue reading »

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FIFA lifts Nigerian Football Federation suspension

By MIKE GRAMAJO FIFA has decided to lift the Nigerian Football Federation’s international ban, it announced Friday. The suspension was lifted because “statutory order has been reinstated at the NFF and the legitimate bodies reinstalled,” FIFA said in a statement. Nigeria’s … Continue reading »

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Orlando City Notes: Kaka nearly signed for RBNY; envisions MLS as a top league; and more

Kaka introduced himself to the national media, saying that he was convinced by the “project” at Orlando City and envisioned MLS to one day become a top league in global soccer Continue reading »

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Orlando City introduces Kaka as first DP signing

Orlando City officially introduced their first Designated Player, Brazilian midfielder Kaka, signing him to a three-year contract. Continue reading »

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Orlando City coach Heath on Kaka: ‘We hope we can get it done’

By MIKE GRAMAJO While much credit can be attributed to owners Flavio Augusto da Silva and Phil Rawlins for luring Brazilian star Ricardo Kaka to Orlando City SC as the club’s first Designated Player, the credit could soon be given … Continue reading »

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