ORLANDO – May 11, 2015 – Orlando City SC is delighted to announce a ground-breaking partnership with award-winning agency 442 Sports through which fans can enjoy a stunning Gameday Magazine at every Major League Soccer (MLS) home game.
The exciting new offering will be available for the remainder of the 2015, along with the 2016 and 2017 MLS seasons.
Issue 01 of Lions Roar, which comes complete with a free poster of Brek Shea, will be available for the LA Galaxy match at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on Sunday, May 17.
Headquartered in England, 442 Sports has worked with over 25 clubs in Britain and across Europe, picking up numerous prestigious awards for their innovative work.
This partnership with Orlando City is their first ever in the MLS. 442 Sports have helped transform the gameday experience for thousands of supporters across the globe and expect to do the same for Orlando City fans.
"We're thrilled to offer this exclusive magazine for our loyal fans each and every home match throughout the season," said Orlando City CEO Alex Leitao. "This is another example of our Club continuing to innovate and bring our team closer to fans through additional channels. We look forward to working closely with 442 Sports to deliver a first class gameday publication."
"This is a really exciting partnership and we're looking forward to working with everyone at Orlando City SC," said 442 Sports Creative Director Brian Stock. "The club has been very positive and extremely supportive since day one and we hope the fans like what they see when they come to the LA Galaxy game. Lions Roar will be packed with game stats, exclusive player interviews and much, much more content direct from the club to its fans. We're proud to launch this gameday magazine + for Orlando City on one of their biggest games of the season."
Fans should look out for official magazine sellers located in and around the stadium, and they are encouraged to buy early to guarantee their copy with demand expected to be high.
For all fans that can't make the game but would like to buy a copy, 442 Sports have created an online store dedicated to the Orlando City Gameday Magazine. Where fans can pre-order, subscribe from anywhere in the world. Visit www.orlandocitysc.com/lionsroar
Lions Roar will cost just $10, packaged with 84 pages of content and a free pull out poster. Cash and card payments available around the stadium.