Category Orlando Pride

Orlando vs Tampa Bay – The ultimate rivalry

The rivalry between Orlando City SC and the Tampa Bay Rowdies is the ultimate Florida contest with statewide supremacy and so much more on the line. Here is my 1,500 word soliloquy for Prost Amerika, a Seattle-based national soccer site that is known especially for its wall-to-wall coverage of the intense rivalries in the Cascadia […]

Orlando Pride to Test Spirit in Washington

The past five matches for the Orlando Pride has shown improvement in their form, with the exception of dropping points last week, and against the Houston Dash when they visited Orlando three weeks ago. That result was disappointing with the Pride being shutout at home resulting a 2-0 victory for Houston; the week before, Orlando […]

Orlando Pride takes on Sky Blue this weekend

Gaining a point in Seattle was a pleasant result for the Pride, Coach Tom Sermanni stated, “Delighted to come away with a point, over there is a very difficult place to go and play… they rarely give away points, and generally score a lot of goals” when interviewed on Orlando Pride Today. Orlando Pride has […]

Orlando Pride Battle to 1-1 draw in Seattle

After a stellar performance against the league-leading North Carolina Courage, the Orlando Pride made the west coast trip to face off Seattle Reign, an attacking powerhouse. Although Seattle has struggled on the road, they hold an undefeated record at home. Perhaps the Reign’s 2-1-2 record does not correlate with their offensive lethal firepower. Megan Rapinoe […]

The Phlip Side: Gun Politics

The massacre in Orlando has filled me with shock and sadness.  I will never understand what would drive a human being to commit mass murder.  I refuse to accept that it is ever okay, or acceptable on any level, to discriminate against people because of who they love.  The thing that makes me saddest of […]

Orlando soccer coverage is moving

Starting next Tuesday, coverage of The Orlando Pride, Orlando City SC, Orlando City B and other soccer events in Central Florida will be moving over to Orlando-Rising.com  Bookmark the site for its outstanding political, sports and entertainment coverage today!    

Orlando to host Copa America matches next summer after controversy fades

Orlando was named as one of ten host cities for the Copa America Centenario which will be held in the United States next summer. Copa America is the continental championship for South America. The hundredth anniversary Copa America being held outside the region raised eyebrows when it was announced in 2013. The tournament was in serious […]