Orange County SC
|Orange County SC|
|Surname||Orange County Soccer Club|
|Seat||Irvine , California , USA|
as Los Angeles Blues
|First soccer team|
|Head coach||Braeden Cloutier|
|Venue||Championship Soccer Stadium|
|2018||1st place, West
The Orange County Soccer Club is an American soccer franchise of the United Soccer League based in Irvine , California . The club, founded in 1998, has played in the USL, the third division in the football league system in the USA, since 2011.
The home games are played in the Anteater Stadium, which is located on the grounds of the University of California in Irvine.
On November 7, 2010, Orange County SC was announced as the official USL Pro franchise under the name Los Angeles Blues SC. The team is part of the Orange County Blues soccer organization , along with the LA Blues women's soccer team .
After a very long preparation, the first official game of the Blues took place on April 15, 2011 against Sevilla FC Puerto Rico . Los Angeles won 3-0. The first goal in the club's history was scored by Cesar Rivera. At the end of the regular season, the team reached third place in the National Division. In the play-offs they were eliminated in the divisional semi-finals.
In 2014 the name and logo of the franchise was changed. This happened again for the 2017 season.
- Anteater Stadium ; Irvine, California (2014-)
- Titan Stadium ; Fullerton, California (2011-2013)
- Stadium at Centennial High School ; Corona, California (2011) 4 games
- College of the Canyons Stadium ; Santa Clarita, California (2011) 1st game
Titan Stadium is part of California State University . It can seat 10,000 spectators and was opened in 1992. In addition to the blues, the university's soccer team also play their games here.
Coat of arms and colors
The blues jerseys include the colors sky blue, dark blue and white. On the coat of arms, the colors symbolize the light blue sky over California and dark blue waters of the Pacific. The mountain symbolizes the summit of Mount Whitney .
U.S. Open Cup
|Los Angeles blues|
|2011||3||USL PRO||3rd place, national||Semifinals||3rd round||382|
|2012||3||USL PRO||8th place||not qualified||2nd round||666|
|2013||3||USL PRO||6th place||Quarter finals||3rd round||542|
|Orange County Blues|
|2014||3||USL PRO||13th||not qualified||2nd round||760|
- LA Blues Set to Play in USL PRO ( Memento from December 10, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
- Los Angeles Blues at Sevilla FC Puerto Rico 3: 0 ( Memento from April 23, 2011 in the Internet Archive )