Orange County SC

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Orange County SC
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Basic data
Surname Orange County Soccer Club
Seat Irvine , California , USA
founding 1998
as Los Angeles Blues
owner James Keston
First soccer team
Head coach Braeden Cloutier
Venue Championship Soccer Stadium
Places 5,000
league USL Championship
2018 1st place, West
Conference finals

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 .

On December 14, 2010, Óscar Dautt , Cesar Rivera and Josh Tudela , the first players were announced.

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.


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 .


Seasonal balance

season step league Regular season Play-offs Lamar Hunt
U.S. Open Cup
Audience numbers
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

Individual evidence

  1. LA Blues Set to Play in USL PRO ( Memento from December 10, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
  2. Los Angeles Blues at Sevilla FC Puerto Rico 3: 0 ( Memento from April 23, 2011 in the Internet Archive )

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