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Grand Rapids hosts minor league soccer playoffs

July 12, 2016
| By Pat Evans |
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Grand Rapids FC is a minor league soccer team that plays its home games at Houseman Field. Photo via

A weekend of minor league soccer playoffs will be held in Grand Rapids this month.

The National Premier Soccer League, or NPSL, will host opening rounds of its playoffs on July 22-23 at Houseman Field, home of the Grand Rapids Football Club.

GRFC won the Great Lakes West Conference with a win last Friday against AFC Ann Arbor. The team finishes the regular season this Friday with a game at Houseman Field against Lansing United at 7:45 p.m.

GRFC will play the second-place finisher in the league’s Great Lakes East Conference, Indy Eleven, on July 22 at Houseman Field at 7:30 p.m.

AFC Ann Arbor will take on AFC Cleveland at Houseman Field earlier in the day, at 4:30 p.m.

The winners of the two playoff matches will face each other on July 23 at Houseman Field at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for single-day passes and $15 for a two-day pass.

GRFC season ticket holders must purchase passes.  

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