Author Archives: Mike Gramajo

USL Pro Week 1: A Look Ahead

USL Pro is back with new expansion teams, new MLS partnerships and Orlando City SC’s final season. The season kicks off Saturday. Continue reading »

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Orlando City sign Redding as first MLS homegrown player

By MIKE GRAMAJO  ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando City SC might not be in Major League Soccer just yet, but that isn’t stopping them from already working on their list of MLS homegrown players. The Lions announced on Wednesday that they … Continue reading »

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USL Pro/NASL Ticker: USL Pro Tulsa franchise unveils name; Silverbacks sign international trio; and more

By MIKE GRAMAJO Beginning in 2015, the Tulsa Roughnecks FC will be the second professional soccer team in the state of Oklahoma. After it was announced that Tulsa will be getting a USL Pro franchise, the choosing of the name … Continue reading »

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Disney Classic Rewind: Crew and Sporting KC stay unbeaten; Red Bulls rout Impact; and more

By MIKE GRAMAJO LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Columbus Crew continued their winning preseason ways on Saturday, converting a late penalty kick to knock off the Philadelphia Union in the Walt Disney Pro Soccer Classic. Federico Higuain converted an … Continue reading »

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Report: New proposed Louisville team could become USL Pro affiliate for MLS Orlando City

By MIKE GRAMAJO Not only is Orlando’s USL Pro franchise move to Louisville, Ky., becoming more and more likely, a potential partnership is also brewing for the near future. Orlando City SC President Phil Rawlins told the club’s website that … Continue reading »

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Orlando City President Rawlins says stadium will break ground in spring

By MIKE GRAMAJO ORLANDO, Fla. — With another announcement out of the way, several more are expected to come. Orlando City SC President Phil Rawlins told reporters on Saturday afternoon, during the club’s kit unveiling, that ground breaking on their … Continue reading »

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Orlando City unveil final USL Pro kit

By MIKE GRAMAJO ORLANDO, Fla. — With one year to go before officially joining Major League Soccer, Orlando City SC unveiled their final USL Pro kit on Saturday afternoon in downtown Orlando. “I think the 2014 jersey, in my opinion, … Continue reading »

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Orlando City make Molino first MLS signing

By MIKE GRAMAJO Orlando City Soccer Club still has more than a year to go before they officially kick a ball in Major League Soccer, but that hasn’t prevented the expansion club from making its first signing. After being named … Continue reading »

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