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    Lions to play Chicago Fire on Feb. 11 at IMG Academy in Bradenton; college friendly series part of 2014 preseason

    ORLANDO, Fla.—Orlando City SC announced Wednesday the club’s 2014 preseason schedule, featuring a match against Major League Soccer (MLS) Chicago Fire on Tuesday, February 11 at IMG Academy in Brandenton, Fla. A series of collegiate friendlies across Central Florida will also take place, leading up to the 2014 USL PRO season.  

    The collegiate section of the schedule includes matches against Florida International University, Stetson University, Rollins College and the University of South Florida. Fans are welcome to attend friendlies throughout the preseason.

    Orlando City will also be participating in the annual Disney Pro Soccer Classic held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. The Pro Soccer Classic begins on Wednesday, February 19, and runs through Saturday, March 1.  The Lions will face such prominent MLS sides as the Philadelphia Union (February 19), Toronto FC (February 22) and the Columbus Crew (February 26). 

    Season ticket holders will be able to claim a special discount for all Disney Pro Soccer Classic matches by calling (855) ORL-CITY. 2014 season tickets are still available to the general public but are going fast. Fans can call the same number for more information.

    Friendlies Schedule:

    Date

    Time

    Opponent

    Admission

    Parking

    Location

     

    February 11

    7 p.m.

    Chicago Fire (MLS)

    Starts at $9 for children, and $13 for adults

    Available around soccer facility

    5500 34th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34210

     

    February 19

    6 p.m.

    Philadelphia Union (MLS)*

    Single session tickets start at $20*

    Available at ESPN Wide World of Sports

    700 S. Victory Way

    Kissimmee, FL 34747

     

    February 22

    8 p.m.

    Toronto FC (MLS)*

    Single session tickets start at $20*

    Available at ESPN Wide World of Sports

    700 S. Victory Way
    Kissimmee, FL 34747

     

    February 26

    6 p.m.

    Columbus Crew (MLS)*

    Single session tickets start at $20*

    Available at ESPN Wide World of Sports

    700 S. Victory Way
    Kissimmee, FL 34747

     

    March 1

    TBD

    TBD (PSC Championship Game)*

    Single session tickets start at $20*

    Available at ESPN Wide World of Sports

    700 S. Victory Way
    Kissimmee, FL 34747

     

    March 8

    3 p.m.

    FIU

    Free

    Available at Seminole Soccer Complex

    1900 Seminole Soccer Loop
    Sanford, FL 32771

     

    March 12

    7 p.m.

    Stetson

    Free

    Available at Seminole Soccer Complex

    1900 Seminole Soccer Loop
    Sanford, FL 32771

     

    March 15

    7 p.m.

    Rollins

    Free

    Available at Seminole Soccer Complex

    1900 Seminole Soccer Loop
    Sanford, FL 32771

     

    April 1

    7 p.m.

    @USF  (Corbett Soccer Stadium)

    TBD

    Available around Corbett Soccer Stadium

    Elm Dr, Tampa, FL 33617








    *= Disney Pro Soccer Classic

    **=Single session guarantees entry into two Disney Pro Soccer Classic matches

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