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Free-Agent Affected by APS...

The American Professional Soccer League, or APSL, is trying something different. There is tangible growth in soccer’s popularity in the United States each year and as Major League Soccer, or Division I in the U.S., grows and attracts more quality players that helps the lower divisions grow as well. Currently, the APSL is not a professional league, the players are students and professionals looking...

Orlando City’s Cyle ...

Something about the state of New York agrees with rookie, Cyle Larin. Friday night at Red Bull Arena, Larin made history with the most goals scored in a rookie season. The 20-year-old Canadian set a new record 14 goals, officially beating former record holder, Damani Ralph, and has three more games this season to add to his total. Larin was the number 1 pick in the 2015 January MLS SuperDraft and...

Orlando’s Crawl to t...

Orlando City SC have been flirting with playoff contention all season and with the final handful of games fast approaching, the Lions will need to make a stand at Toyota Park in Chicago this Saturday. Currently just one spot out of contention behind the Montreal Impact with a steep goal difference and one point separating the teams, Orlando have a big hill to climb in order to make it to the...

APSL Holds Successful Boar...

  The American Premier Soccer League held it’s monthly owners meeting this past week in Miami and had the pleasure of welcoming two new teams to play in the league’s fall tournament. The owners all agreed on accepting Miami Fusion and Miami Storm to join the APSL Fall Tournament this upcoming month. Unlike the APSL season, which runs from March until August, the APSL Fall tournament is...

Strikers Find Rhythm, Defe...

After a three-game winless streak, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers look to have finally found its rhythm versus a familiar foe in the Tampa Bay Rowdies. The Strikers last win was on July 25 versus the Rowdies in Tampa Bay when the red-and-gold spoiled Freddy Adu’s NASL debut, but since have found themselves in trouble, not being able to come out with a W all of August, but rather settling for...

Three Things To Look For I...

Playing the Seattle Sounders at home is no small task and coming away from CenturyLink Field with a win is even more difficult, but Orlando City SC should head West with confidence and trust in their ability to win big games on the road. Especially considering Seattle’s slide in form the last few months. The Sounders have lost eight games of their last ten, largely due to the absence of...

South Florida FC Gearing U...

South Florida FC ended their summer season 4-3-2, where they were able to make it to the quarterfinals in the American Premier Soccer League (APSL) against Red Force FC. Both teams fought very hard to achieve victory, where Red Force FC ended up winning the match 5-3 in a close game. With the summer drawing to a close, South Florida FC reflects on the progress made this past year and talks about...

World Cup Champions to fac...

Central Florida soccer fans can chalk up another milestone this year as the U.S. Women’s National Team returns to the Orlando Citrus Bowl for the first time since 2013 as part of the 10-match Victory Tour to celebrate the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup championship. Orlando City Soccer Club and the City of Orlando, with the support of the Central Florida Sports Commission and Florida Citrus Sports,...

Ahead of Toronto FC Match,...

As Orlando City SC prepares to face off against Toronto FC tonight in Canada, Cyle Larin not only returns to his home country but he also stands on the precipice of breaking a record for most goals scored by a rookie in a single MLS season. Last weekend Larin tied the current record holder, Damani Ralph, with 11 goals after scoring two against Columbus Crew at home bringing his total to 5 goals...

Orlando City Trounce Colum...

An impressive 5-2 win at home gives Orlando City SC 3 desperately needed points against Columbus Crew SC and chips away at the -5 goal difference hindering them from playoff contention in the Eastern conference. Goals from Cyle Larin, Darwin Ceren, Aurelien Collin and Cristian Higuita make for an especially entertaining night for the 26,586 fans at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on Saturday night. Orlando...

3 Things Orlando Should Fo...

Orlando City has not had the best month, losing three games in a row for the first time in league history. This is the worst we have seen the Lions play since the beginning of the season when the new MLS expansion team was still looking for their form, but fear not because this Saturday’s home game should be the perfect opportunity for Orlando to bounce back. The three games Orlando has played...

Strikers Ink Brazilian Vet...

   The Fort Lauderdale Strikers today announced the signing of Brazilian defender / midfielder Gabriel Rodrigues dos Santos, pending International Transfer Clearance. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Brazilian, 34, goes by his first name, Gabriel. An attack-minded right wing back for much of his career, Gabriel can also play across the midfield. “I’m pleased...

APSL Quarterfinals Heat Up...

The American Premier Soccer League opened up its 2015 playoffs on Saturday, July 18 at Broward College with a quarterfinal doubleheader which put Miami Dade FC vs Alianza Miami, and Red Force FC vs South Florida FC. In the first game of the doubleheader, Miami Dade FC took an early 1-0 lead over Alianza Miami when Kerlon Moura found the back of the net. Miami Dade went on to defeat Alianza Miami 3-0...

Beckham is Bullied by Miam...

This might be the closest Miami has been of getting a Major League Soccer franchise in over 10 years. Earlier today, after a meeting between Miami Beckham United and Miami Mayor Tomas Regalso, the city announced a tentative deal with Miami Beckham United to construct a privately financed stadium near Marlins Park, at the site of the old Orange Bowl. If you find this odd, it’s because one year...

Kaká Still Highest-Paid in...

The numbers are in, and Orlando City’s Kaká is still the biggest earner in Major League Soccer, despite the huge influx of players like Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Andrea Pirlo, and Giovani Dos Santos coming to MLS this summer. On Friday, the MLS Players Union released the player salary list for 2015, and Orlando’s brightest star remains on top. Kaká’s guaranteed $7,167,500...

Alvaro Franco: A Humble So...

Alvaro Franco, who currently plays in the APSL League for South Florida FC, talked about his goals for the current season and how his past experiences playing professionally have aided him along the way. Franco has been playing soccer for most of his life. From participating on school teams and community clubs, soccer has always been something Franco regards to be an important aspect of who he is....

Strikers Look to Get Back ...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will look to get back to its winning ways this Saturday as the Red and Gold host the Atlanta Silverbacks at Lockhart Stadium. Following their late-game draw versus FC Edmonton to open up the Fall Season campaign a home last week, the Strikers and head coach Gunter Kronsteiner are hungry and in search of the first victory of the fall. “I’m expecting a tough...

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