Orlando City SC Parts Ways with James O'Connor
ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando City SC has agreed to part ways with Head Coach James O'Connor, effective immediately.
"On behalf of Orlando City we want to thank James for all of his efforts during his coaching tenure at Orlando," Orlando City SC EVP of Soccer Operations Luiz Muzzi said. "We wish James the best of luck in the next phase of his coaching career."
O'Connor joined Orlando City halfway through the 2018 campaign on June 29. Under O'Connor the Lions finished the 2018 season with a record of 2-12-3 in MLS competition finishing in 11th place in the Eastern Conference.
Overall under O'Connor's leadership, City had an 11-27-13 record in MLS matches and finished the 2019 season in 11th place.
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