Category Orlando Pride

Sorry Atlanta, Florida remains the soccer hub of the south

Atlanta United, the reigning champions of America’s men’s major league league have never lost to Orlando City SC in nine matches in multiple competitions. The most recent setback for the boys in purple took place Friday night, a 1-0 loss at Orlando City Stadium. This followed a similar setback in the US Open Cup Semifinal […]

The needless race to the bottom of Orlando City SC in four short MLS seasons (with additional writer’s note)

Editors note: In order to bring more robust and diverse content to TFS we’re beginning to increase the number of posts of travel, history, weather and sports. This long-form piece on Orlando City SC, which is the byproduct¬†of years of reporting is part of that effort.¬† In reference to this piece a number of individuals […]

Alex Morgan and Marta on form as Orlando Pride win rare midweek clash with Washington

Orlando hosted Washington in a rare midweek NWSL clash on Tuesday night. The Pride won 3-0 a win that helps Orlando close in on a playoff spot. Early in the 3rd minute, Orlando Pride threatened an attack. Chioma Ubogagu took on a couple of defenders, and dished in a superb pass through Washington Spirit’s backline, […]

Orlando Pride continues playoff push in Chicago Saturday

After last week, annihilating FC Kansas City in a 4-1 rout, the Orlando Pride has managed to keep pace in the race to qualify for the NWSL Playoffs. The top four end up making the playoffs in NWSL and the playoff push effectively has begun. As it stands, the Pride are in sixth place, but […]

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 […]