Orlando City B
Orlando City B also known as OCB is a member of United Soccer League (USL) club that began play in 2016 as a representative of Orlando, Florida who owned also by Orlando City SC. Orlando City B plays their home games at Orlando City Stadium. Orlando City B started when Orlando City SC announced that they operate a USL club starting 2016 in the Central Florida area. It said that the Team they produce will their USL affiliate as the replace of the affiliation agreement between Orlando City and Louisville City. Since back then, Louisville City agreed and negotiated a long-term partnership with Orlando City as their USL affiliate club for 2015.
Orlando City announced that Anthony Pulis will be the coach of the new team Orlando City B. Anthony Pulis was a former player of Orlando City SC’s USL club from 2011-2014. He is the son of Tony Pulis, a Welsh football manager and former footballer, who are now the head coach of West Bromwich Albion. The former player of Arizona United, Rob Valentino, will be the assistant coach for Orlando City B. After the announcement of his retirement from playing on August 11, 2015.
October 15, 2015, the club was officially introduced as Orlando City B and home games to be played in Melbourne at the Titan Soccer Complex on the EFSC campus. Orlando City B announced their first three player signing; Defenders Mikey Ambrose and Kyle Callan-McFadden and midfielder Tony Rocha. Lewis Neal was also signed to Orlando City B to provide leadership and an experienced player of the team as well. Orlando City B participated in the first competitive match in North America against New York Red Bulls II on August 12, 2016.
Orlando City B had an ongoing game play in 2017 season started from March 25,2017. The team already had 6 wins, 6 losses, and 10 draws. Recently, they had game fight against Ottawa Furry last August 16 and ongoing fight with Charlotte Independence August 19, 2017 at WakeMed Soccer Park.