This week on Orlando Derby we have plenty to talk about from the Women’s World Cup. Our “Soccer Sherpa” Simon is back to discuss not only the USWNT’s dominance so far, but also a crazy match between France and Nigeria today. He also finally gets to give his parting shots on Josue Colman. Lord Commander of the UCF Knight’s watch, Charles, also joins the program. he and Doc got into an impromptu debate over whether it is better for ... Read more
On a Very Special Episode of Orlando Derby we were honored to have the host of the Orlando Lions Den podcast, Jason "JJ" Jose. He and Doc lamented what could have been now that Josue Colman has been sent back to Paraguay on "loan" (they both agree there is a better chance one of them will be on the pitch in purple before Colman is again). They also discuss other Orlando City disappointments and the US Open Cup with Lord Commander ... Read more
After Orlando City put on arguably their greatest performance since joining MLS we could not have been more excited to put on this episode. Lord Commander of the UCF Knights’ Watch Charles joined Doc to revel in the excitement of the victory and dicsuss what it means for the Lions moving forward. The second half of the show we were honored to be joined by the incomparable Caitlin Murray. She is a soccer journalist who has worked f... Read more
We took an unfortunate turn back to the Land of Pessimism this week after Orlando City dominated the stat sheet against the LA Galaxy but failed to log a point at home yet again. At this point, the lack of finishing is no longer a statistical anomaly or bad luck.There is a problem. But what is it and how do the Lions fix it? Doc, Lord Commander of the UCF Knights’ Watch Charles and our “Soccer Sherpa” Simon discuss and debate the q... Read more
We have not been this excited to do a show in quite some time. Yesterday’s Orlando City match against FC Cincinnati was the closest thing to a “must win” game as you can get in the MLS in May, and the Lions delivered. Lord Commander of the UCF Knights’ Watch, Charles, tempered his excitement a bit since FCC is basically hot garbage, but Doc refused to let him rain on the parade. Our “Soccer Sherpa” Simon Veness joins us with a fan... Read more
We have been trying to stay positive here on Orlando Derby, but it is becoming increasingly difficult. We have moved to Defcon 3 on the Lions Panic Scale. In tonight’s episode we recap the loss to rival Atlanta United, as well as debate whether Dom Dwyer deserves all the criticism coming his way for tossing his jersey to the ground after coming off. Lord Commander of the UCF Knights’ Watch, Charles, gives his Supporter’s Take on t... Read more
Every time it seems like Orlando City is putting it all together, they hit another speed bump at 40 mph. This week on Orlando Derby Doc and Lord Commander of the UCF Knights’ Watch Charles debate how concerned Lions fans should be after dropping another match at home. Doc is still hopeful given that Orlando is still above the red line. Charles is ready to blow a gasket after the lack of effort in the second half. The voice of reas... Read more
Orlando City returned from the Big Apple with a point after their 1-1 draw against NYCFC. Doc, Lord Commander of the UCF Knights’ Watch, Charles, and our “Soccer Sherpa” Simon break down the match, look ahead to Toronto and take some time to revel in the incredible soccer going on down the stretch of the Premier League season.
We discuss how the crowd literally changed the match, debate whether it was "brave" to not start Chris Mueller and more! Plus our "Soccer Sherpa" Simon brings his 4 Minute Monologue!.
We beat the dead horses that are MLS referees during our recap of the DC United match. We also discuss why there is reason to be hopeful as our Soccer Sherpa, Simon Veness, points out the silver linings.