FC Cincinnati Links in Review – April 24

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In this segment, we highlight our feature article of the week and take a look at some of the best FC Cincinnati related content produced by other outlets. It’s a way to recap the week’s events and share content that we think is worth your attention.

Articles

Orange & Blue Press – Stephen Buckridge: FC Cincinnati 2 – 2 Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: Deeper Cuts

In our latest fixture the Orange & Blue fought back twice to draw against a good Pittsburgh Riverhounds side. This article takes a deeper look at the positives and negatives of the match and how the formation and tactical adjustments impacted the result.

Cincinnati Enquirer – Pat Brennan: FC Cincinnati’s MLS expansion bid in a good place. Enjoy the club for what it is today.

It’s no secret that FC Cincinnati is now the clear front-runner in the MLS expansion race after solidifying their building site in the West End earlier this month. In spite of this, there has been little expansion news to quell the desires of the FCC faithful. This article reminds fans of the Orange & Blue to stay calm. Brennan reiterates the strengths of the #MLS2CINCY bid, gives reasons why MLS has been so quiet and reminds us that there is still an FC Cincinnati season underway to keep us entertained.

USL – USL.com Staff: FCC Signs Experienced Midfielder Lahoud 

In perhaps the biggest news of the week following the departure of Garrett Halfhill and Josu comes the signing of former Philadelphia Union player and Miami FC captain, Michael Lahoud. The team announced Wednesday that they would be adding Lahoud to an already crowded midfield. This article does a great job of giving an in-depth look at Lahoud’s past performance and what the Sierra Leone international can bring to the 2018 FCC squad.

Cincy Soccer Talk – Rob Peirce: Fitness Tracker Aids FC Cincinnati Technical Staff

If you’ve been paying attention at FC Cincinnati matches these last few weeks you’ve probably noticed some people questioning why players have been wearing “training bras” when they warm up. Well, folks, those aren’t training bras, but rather intricate pieces of training equipment that are used to track a player’s physical performance. This CST piece delves into the importance of this equipment as well as an interview with the man in charge of this data, coach Austin Berry.

WCPO – Breanna Molloy: Devout sports fan ready to add FC Cincinnati van to his fleet … he’s just waiting on MLS bid

We have all seen FC Cincinnati license plates and stickers on cars, but this fan takes things to a whole other level. Cincinnati sports fan Kenny Simpson is the owner of customized vehicles for every Cincinnati professional sports team. This amusing article is an interview with this fan and what it will take for him to add an Orange & Blue van to his collection.

ICYMI on Twitter: Bob Williams

There is one thing that FC Cincinnati does better than everyone else in the USL. Check out how our crowd stacked up this Saturday to teams across the nation.

Did you read something that’s a little different and worthy of a shout out? Let us know and stay tuned to Orange & Blue Press for all your FC Cincinnati coverage.

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