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Kick This Around: A Lansing United Blog

“Every search for a hero must begin with something that every hero requires – a villain.” – Mission: Impossible II It’s true in the movies, and it’s true in sports. For Lansing United, that villain has existed for two previous seasons.  Their name is Detroit City F.C. Now, in the owners meetings, DCFC has been … Read More

A Rivalry Begins

Tonight will mark the first time that the first teams of Lansing United (1-1-0) and Detroit City F.C. (2-0-0) will battle on a pitch. The club’s reserve squads met this past Saturday at the East Lansing Soccer Complex and settled for a 1-1 tie. This time, the first teams will clash at an unfamiliar location, … Read More

Season Underway For Lansing United’s Reserve Team

While Lansing United’s First Team was busy getting their inaugural season underway, the club’s reserve team was busy doing the same. The reserves were in action last Saturday, May 17 against Detroit City’s Reserves, a game that finished in a 1-1 draw.   “We had a good match this past weekend,” Rudland said. “It’s primarily all … Read More

United Win First NPSL Match, Defeat Michigan Stars 4-0

BOX SCORE EAST LANSING – Lansing United came away with its first victory in club history in a match against the Michigan Stars that took place Sunday night at the East Lansing Soccer Complex. The victory capped an exciting weekend for the city of Lansing and the team as they made their NPSL debut in … Read More

In first NPSL match, Lansing United and Indiana Fire draw 0-0

BOX SCORE EAST LANSING – In front of a packed East Lansing Soccer Complex, Lansing United played to a scoreless draw against the Indiana Fire in the club’s inaugural NPSL match Friday night. A total of 975 fans attended the game and cheered on the home team in a match that saw many scoring chances … Read More

Friendly vs. Ann Arbor Football Club called at halftime

Lansing United was hoping its third and final preseason friendly would be a chance to practice game situations ahead of Friday’s NPSL opener, but the weather had other ideas. Heavy rain and lightning at the East Lansing Soccer Complex led to the match being called off during halftime. The Ann Arbor Football Club held a … Read More

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 lose in preseason friendly to Michigan Bucks

PONTIAC — Lansing United fell to the Michigan Bucks, 2-1, in a friendly on Wednesday afternoon. It was the second of four scheduled exhibition matches, and the club’s first against a team from the USL Premier Development League. The match took place at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac, Mich. “Today was just about playing … Read More