NYC2 is still No. 1 on the list. MLS Commissioner Garber has made no secret about that, and given the interest in the City – from fans and politicians alike – there's no solid reason to think that they won't be team No. 20.
But Orlando City aren't about to give up. And whether they're 20, 21 or something beyond that, they want to have their spot in MLS signed and sealed by the end of the year.
They aren't shy about saying so, either. Check out this tweet, which comes from OCSC's fan media day:
Could it happen? There have certainly been stadium rumblings in downtown Orlando, and with a new, deep-pocketed owner on board, a jump up the U.S. Soccer pyramid is starting to seem more and more likely.
As always with expansion news, stay tuned.