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United’s Dream Season Ends

WHIPPANY, N.J. — Lansing United’s inaugural season has been an overwhelming success. Unfortunately, that success and the season ended Sunday night in the NPSL National Semifinal at the hands of the U-23 team of Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls in a 2-0 defeat. United came into Sunday’s final-four match as a heavy underdog, facing the … Read More

Kick This Around – A Lansing United Blog

I had the trip planned since March. My great-grandfather was a season ticket holder at Arsenal, and I have been a fan since I started following the game. I watched the Gunners win an improbable title in 1989 on a scratchy feed from a Canadian station across Lake Superior in 1989, but there was not … Read More

Personality Matches Position for United’s Leigh Rumbold

Even though light travels faster than sound, you’re more likely to hear Leigh Rumbold before you see him. And he wouldn’t want it any other way. The Lansing United midfielder’s English accent echoes throughout the East Lansing Soccer Complex whenever he’s on the field, but as those close to him would say, that’s just his … Read More

CHAMPIONS: United Takes Midwest Title with 2-1 Win over Fort Pitt

Leigh Rumbold summed up what everyone was thinking Sunday night at the East Lansing Soccer Complex: “Oh man, he’s done it again.” Done it again indeed. Gabe Mateo cemented his status in United history by scoring yet another monumental goal, one that clinched the Midwest Region championship and a trip to the NPSL National Semifinals. … Read More

Quick Start Helps United Advance to Midwest Region Finals

Lansing United scored twice in the first 14 minutes Saturday and never looked back, advancing to the Midwest Region Finals with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota United Reserves. “14 minutes in and we are 2-0 up, I think it really set the tone for the whole game,” defender Cody Archibald, who scored the games … Read More

Kick This Around – A Lansing United Blog

So here we are. The postseason. For those who came out to Jimmy’s Pub last fall to meet Eric Rudland and Boyzzz Khumalo and see the unveiling of the name, I don’t think you could have expected that the ride would still be going at this point. There have been so many great moments along … Read More

A Statistical Look at Lansing United’s Inaugural Season

Lansing United’s inaugural regular season in the NPSL ended Sunday afternoon with a 2-2 draw against Detroit City FC, earning them a spot in the playoffs. The Great Lakes West champions will take on the Minnesota United Reserves on Saturday, July 19, at the East Lansing Soccer Complex in its Midwest Region semifinal. United finished … Read More

Lansing United to Host 2014 NPSL Midwest Region Playoffs

OFFICIAL RELEASE EAST LANSING — Lansing United’s bid to host the NPSL’s Midwest Region Playoffs was accepted by the league today. The East Lansing Soccer Complex will be host to a four-team tournament including the three conference champions and a fourth wildcard team. “As an inaugural owner and playoff participant, Lansing United is excited to be … Read More