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Lansing United announces 2014 inaugural season roster

Click to view Lansing United’s 2014 roster… Lansing United released the roster for the club’s inaugural NPSL season Monday morning. The team’s 2014 roster, announced on its official website, includes all players who will be affiliated with the Lansing United program, including first-team members and reserves. Head coach/GM Eric Rudland and his coaching staff have … Read More

Lansing United youth soccer camps announced

Lansing United will host two youth camps over the summer, with instruction provided by head coach Eric Rudland, other members of the Lansing United coaching staff, and team players. The camps will be hosted at the East Lansing Soccer Complex and players of all ages are welcome. The first camp will be held from June … Read More

Four players signed for 2014 season

Today, Lansing United announced the signings of four players for the upcoming season. Ryan Keener, Zach Bennett, Tim Kreutz and Greg Timmer will be a part of Lansing United’s inaugural team. Keener, Bennett and Kreutz were all key contributors last season for Michigan State, helping the Spartans reach the elite eight of the NCAA tournament. … Read More

Lansing United announces 2014 schedule

Today the National Premier Soccer League announced the 2014 schedule for Lansing United. Lansing will play in the Midwest Region’s Great Lakes Conference. The Great Lakes Conference is made up of two divisions, East and West. Lansing will play in the West Division with Westfield Select (Westfield, Ind.), Detroit City FC, Michigan Stars and the … Read More

Lansing United to play home games at East Lansing Soccer Complex

Lansing United will play the home portion of their 2014 schedule at the 800-seat East Lansing Soccer Complex. The complex has two fields, one with lights and one without. “Having a home complex with two fields gives us flexibility to play our games both at night and during the day,” said Lansing United President/CEO Jeremy … Read More

Lansing United inks player/coach

He has scored at the top level in soccer in the USA, and now NPSL expansion franchise Lansing United has scored a major signing for their first season. South African-born Thabiso “Boyzzz” Khumalo (pronounced “Boise”) will wear the #10 shirt and also serve as an assistant coach to bench boss Eric Rudland. Khumalo’s playing career … Read More

Lansing United to join NPSL in 2014

It’s not just a name, it’s a philosophy. After the name was suggested multiple times in an online fan contest, owner and CEO Jeremy Sampson knew this was exactly the message he wanted out there. “Lansing United” will take the field in the spring of 2014, joining the Great Lakes Conference of the National Professional … Read More

Rudland named first head coach of Lansing soccer franchise

Veteran soccer coach Eric Rudland has been named the first head coach and general manager for Lansing’s new NPSL soccer franchise, which starts play in the spring of 2014. “Eric is the perfect coach to lead our team out for the first time,” said team owner Jeremy Sampson.  “He will also be in a position … Read More