Friday, April 4, 2014

Orlando City SC 2014 USL Pro roster

Photo: Mark Thor / OCSC 
By Mike Gramajo

With Orlando City already in USL Pro action, the Lions made some more moves this past week which include bolstering their midfield.

OCSC announced the arrival of Brian "Cobi" Span on Wednesday, after agreeing with MLS side FC Dallas to loan the midfielder for the 2014 USL Pro season.

With the addition of Span, Orlando's midfield now jumps to 10 players filling that position. City head coach Adrian Heath did tell the OSJ that the formation won't change, but did add after last Saturday's home-opener that another player will be added to increase bodies in the final third.

Midfielder Kevin Molino was moved up top alongside forward Corey Hertzog last week, signaling that Heath is utilizing Molino as a false No. 9.

Orlando City return to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Saturday when they welcome the Rochester Rhinos at 7:30 p.m. (WATCH HERE).

Below is the latest update on the Lions 2014 roster: 

Orlando City SC 2014 roster

Goalkeepers (3) : Miguel Gallardo, Carl Woszczynski, Rafael Diaz

Defenders (8) : Luke Boden, Rob Valentino, Joseph Toby, Bradford Rusin, Bryan Burke, Tyler Turner (MLS), Tommy Redding (MLS), Justin Clark 

Midfielders (10): Yordany Alvarez (MLS), Austin da Luz, Anthony Pulis, Kevin Molino (MLS), Darwin Ceren (MLS), James O’Connor, Adama Mbengue, Mikey Lopez (on-loan from Sporting Kansas City), Aodhan Quinn, Brian Span (on-loan from FC Dallas) 

Forwards (2) : Corey Hertzog, Dennis Chin

*As of March 21, 2014

* Players listed next to MLS are guaranteed a spot in Orlando’s MLS squad in 2015

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