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Sell Out Crowd A Good Sign For Soccer’s Future In Orlando

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Mayor Dyer is thrilled the Lions game is sold out. Photo: Orlando City Soccer

Mayor Dyer is thrilled the Lions game is sold out. Photo: Orlando City Soccer

Orlando soccer fans are about to get their first taste of the big time.

62,000 people are expected to pack the Citrus Bowl Sunday as the Orlando City Lions take on New York FC.

90.7’s Matthew Peddie joins Local 6 sports director David Pingalore to preview a match that was almost derailed by dispute between players and team owners.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »