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Grand Rapids Football Club unveils schedule for inaugural season

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids FC, a first-year soccer club, announced Thursday a 14-game schedule for its inaugural season. The team has six home matches, along with an exhibition against Aquinas on May 1 at MVP Fieldhouse in its first appearance. Regular-season games will be played at Houseman Field. All of the home games …

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Grand Rapids FC unveils uniform to standing-room only SpeakEZ Lounge crowd

GRAND RAPIDS – Billed by its owner as a “proper footie pub,” the SpeakEZ Lounge hosted arguably the most anticipated minor league soccer uniform reveal in West Michigan history on Saturday. “I had 60 people in here at 7 in the morning for Asrenal and Tottenham and then over 100 for Liverpool-Everton,” said owner Eric “EZ …

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Houseman Field to become home of Grand Rapids Football Club

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Grand Rapids Football Club has signed an agreement with Grand Rapids Public Schools to have Houseman Field become the home of the team for 2015. “We are very excited that Houseman Field will be GRFC’s home facility,” club founder Matt Roberts said on Facebook. “We believe that the location of the …

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Goal! New Grand Rapids Football Club takes off just in time for the World Cup

Matt Roberts remembers the exact moment he realized how much potential Grand Rapids has for its own semi-professional soccer league. “February 14, I can tell you exactly when it was,” Roberts says. “I was reading a Major League Soccer article about Nashville FC and I jumped on a soccer Facebook page for Grand Rapids soccer …

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