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Orlando City Alumni Game Roster: Breaking Down the Roster

Get to know who's playing for Orlando City tonight in the Alumni Game.

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The Orlando City Alumni game against the Tampa Bay Rowdies will take place at the Seminole Soccer Complex tonight at 7 p.m, and this special edition of the I-4 Derby will include players from all iterations of Orlando soccer. Only three USL Pro players from Orlando City's 2011-2014 teams will take part in this game, while the rest of the roster is filled out by players from the late 1980's and 1990's.

The city of Orlando has seen six different pro and semi-pro soccer teams come through over the last 30 years: the Orlando Lions, Orlando Nighthawks, Orlando Sundogs, Ajax Orlando Prospects, Central Florida Kraze, and Orlando City SC. Each of the 16 players chosen/asked to play in this game have played for at least one of these teams, adding to the true "alumni" feel to this match.

Let's take a look at the roster.

NOTE: There were some late additions to the roster that have been added in.

Orlando Alumni:

Alex Acosta (1994-1996, 1998, 1999-2000): Played for the Orlando Lions indoor team, Orlando Nighthawks, and Central Florida Kraze as a midfielder.

Kieron Bernard (2011-2013): Played in 30 games for Orlando City SC in USL Pro as a defender. Retired after injury plagued season.

Steve Freeman (1992-1993, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2003): Played with Orlando Lions, Orlando Sundogs, Orlando Nighthawks and Central Florida Kraze as a midfielder. Named 1997 USL A-Leage All Star.

Ian Gill (1986-1990, 1997,1998): Played for the Orlando Lions, Orlando Sundogs and Orlando Nighthwaks as a defender.

Paul Holmes (1990-1992): Scored against Bayer Leverkusen when Orlando played them in 1992.

Lou Karbiener (1986-1990, 1992): Played for over five years with the Orlando Lions as a sweeper defender. Named a 1988 ASL All Star.

Mark Lamb (1988): Played only one year as a forward. Scored the first official pro soccer goal in Orlando history with the Orlando Lions.

Nick Lane (1986, 1992, 1997, 1998): Played with Orlando Lions, Orlando Sundogs and Orlando Nighthawks as a defender and midfielder.

Sheldon Lee (1992-1994, 1997, 2002): Played with Orlando Lions, Orlando Sundogs and Central Florida Kraze as a forward. Named 1992 USISL MVP and All-Star. Also was Golden Boot winner in 1993.

Marcos Machado (1997, 1999) Played for the Orlando Sundogs and Central Florida Kraze as a goalkeeper. Became goalkeeper coach for Orlando City SC from 2011-2015, going on to become the goalkeeper coach for the Orlando Pride.

David Mackey (1987, 1993, 1997- 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004-2006): Played for Orlando Lions, Orlando Sundogs, Orlando Nighthawks, Central Florida Kraze, and Ajax Orlando Prospects as a midfielder. Was named 1993 USISL All-Star with the Orlando Lions.

Kirk Mackey (1997, 1999): Played for Orlando Sundogs and Central Florida Kraze as a forward. Graduated from Winter Park High School and UCF.

Anthony Pulis (2012-2014): Played in 44 games for Orlando City SC in USL Pro as a midfielder. Currently serving as Orlando City B's head coach.

Dustin Reineke (1998, 2001- 2002): Played for the Central Florida Kraze as a midfielder. Also current girls academy coach for Orlando City.

Andrew Restrepo (1993-1994): Spent two years with the Orlando Lions as a defender. Also played for New York MetroStars in the first year of MLS.

Mark Stell (1986): Played forward for the first amateur team as a forward.

Erik Ustruck (2011-2013): Played in 48 games for Orlando City SC in USL Pro as a defender. Currently serving as a team administration manager for Orlando City.

Rob Valentino (2011-2014): Played in 77 games for Orlando City SC in USL Pro as a defender. Currently serving as an assistant coach with Orlando City B.

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Below is the roster that Tampa Bay will send to represent the Rowdies' alumni.

Tampa Bay Rowdies Alumni:

Alan Anderson

Derek Backman

Chris Charles

Johnny Clare

Matt Clare

Andy Daxson

Winston DuBose

Gerrard Gregoire

Chris Hastings

Jeff Jones

Shaw Lamar

Eric Ravendahl

Eddie Rodrigues

JP Rodrigues

Ryan Stewart

Don Tobin

Peter Ward

Mark Wright