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MASL Announces Arena Soccer Pyramid, New M2 League Partnership and Front Office

Published December 28, 2020

MASL Announces Arena Soccer Pyramid, New M2 League Partnership and Front Office

December 23, 2020 By: Andrew Ross    Tampa, Florida – The Major Arena Soccer League 2 (M2) is taking another positive step for future growth and prosperity in arena soccer with the partnership between Arena Soccer Group (ASG), Pro Soccer Partners Inc., and a newly formed front...

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Goodbye Tommy: Ord, Former NASL Lancer passes away

Published December 15, 2020

Goodbye Tommy: Ord, Former NASL Lancer passes away

By Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor Tommy Ord might not have had a reputation of a Pele, Franz Beckenbauer or Johan Cruyff, but he had his own way of making history, even if he didn't set out to accomplish it. When he was traded by the Rochester Lancers to the Cosmos for $75...

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ROAD WARRIORS? Lancers might not play at home until March

Published December 10, 2020

ROAD WARRIORS? Lancers might not play at home until March

By: Michael Lewis FrontRowSoccer.com Editor Rochester, NY (December, 10 2020) The Major Arena Soccer League on Tuesday unveiled its January schedule for six teams that will begin playing next month. The Rochester Lancers weren't one of them and it could be some time before the team p...

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MASL ANNOUNCES JANUARY SCHEDULE FOR 2021 REGULAR SEASON

Published December 10, 2020

MASL ANNOUNCES JANUARY SCHEDULE FOR 2021 REGULAR SEASON

St. Charles, Missouri (December 9, 2020) – The Major Arena Soccer League will kick off their 2021 regular season in January, the league has announced dates which include six teams participating in a total of 14 games during the month of January. While the league is navigating ongoing chan...

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First ever MASL All Star game is in the books

Published December 5, 2020

First ever MASL All Star game is in the books

Story By: Michael Lewis, Front Row Soccer  December 5, 2020 KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Rochester Lancers head coach Doug Miller made history on Saturday, becoming the oldest participant in a soccer all-star game at the Major Arena Soccer League all-star game on Saturday night. Miller, the...

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READY TO SEE SOME STARS: Lancers' Miller, Ortiz to play in 1st MASL all-star game Saturday night

Published December 3, 2020

READY TO SEE SOME STARS: Lancers' Miller, Ortiz to play in 1st MASL all-star game Saturday night

Author: Michael Lewis, FrontRowSoccer.com For the first time in 274 days on Saturday night, Doug Miller and Jeremy Ortiz will get an opportunity to play the game they love so much. Miller, the Rochester Lancers coach, and Ortiz, a midfielder, will roam the field at Cable Dahmer Arena in Indepe...

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ROCHESTER LANCERS OPTS INTO MODIFIED 2020-21 MASL SEASON

Published December 2, 2020

ROCHESTER LANCERS OPTS INTO MODIFIED 2020-21 MASL SEASON

ROCHESTER LANCERS OPTS INTO MODIFIED 2020-21 MASL SEASON (December 2, 2020) – The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL), following a vote from its Board of Directors, has agreed to proceed with plans for a modified 2020-2021 regular season, with eleven teams, including Utica City FC, c...

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Ortiz named to first ever MASL All-Star game

Published November 25, 2020

Ortiz named to first ever MASL All-Star game

FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING: Lancers' Ortiz savors his all-star selection Jeremy Ortiz definitely fits the definition of good things come to someone who waits. For the first time of his long indoor soccer career, the Rochester Lancers midfielder will compete in an all-star game. He and Lance...

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Lancers GK, Marcelo, obtains American Citizenship

Published November 23, 2020

Lancers GK, Marcelo, obtains American Citizenship

Written by: Michael Lewis, Front Row Soccer While the national anthem is played before indoor soccer games, Brazilian-born Marcelo Moreira would show his respect, standing at attention with his teammates and his hands clasped behind his back. The next time he has the opportunity to listen to &...

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Doug Miller joins MASL All-Star game

Published November 18, 2020

Doug Miller joins MASL All-Star game

IT'S MILLER TIME, AGAIN: Lancers player-coach, Doug Miller 51, goes full circle for MASL all-star game Sports all-star games have been known to celebrate standouts of their past as honorary captains, but the Major Arena Soccer League Tuesday took it one step further Tuesday. The indoor soc...

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Doug Miller Joins MASL's All-Star Roster!

Published November 17, 2020

Doug Miller Joins MASL's All-Star Roster!

  Doug Miller joins the first ever MASL All-Star game! Doug has been added to the roster of the Major Arena Soccer League's Eastern Conference All-Star Team. Miller is the oldest pro socc...

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Veteran Goalkeeper Matt Perrella Joins The Lancers

Published October 23, 2020

Veteran Goalkeeper Matt Perrella Joins The Lancers

For Immediate Release - October 23, 2020  By: Frankie P. Fanta                                                                  &...

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The MASL show can go on...

Published October 14, 2020

The MASL show can go on...

ONE SOLUTION: SoccerSam: The MASL show can go on in April, without fans, for everyone’s health   If he had it his way, Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo wouldn’t start the next Major Arena Soccer League season until March or April 2021. He also wouldn’t mind pl...

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Lancers Safe Suite

Published September 19, 2020

Lancers Safe Suite

KEEPING THE FANS SAFE: Lancers introduce Safe Suite for their indoor season The Rochester Lancers want to make their game atmosphere as comfortable and safe as possible for their fans for the 2021 season. So, the Major Arena Soccer League team has devised a revolutionary way to keep their bigg...

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BACK HOME: JAKE SCHINDLER RETURNS

Published September 15, 2020

BACK HOME: JAKE SCHINDLER RETURNS

BACK HOME: After a season in Utica, Schindler is excited about returning to the Lancers Jake Schindler is back with the Rochester Lancers and he couldn't be happier. The veteran midfielder was one of 21 players signed by the club Sunday for the 2020-21 Major Arena Soccer League season....

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Lancers Add 21 Players For The 2020-2021 MASL Season

Published September 14, 2020

Lancers Add 21 Players For The 2020-2021 MASL Season

PLAYING A UNIQUE GAME OF 21: Lancers add 21 players for the 2020-21 MASL season In one of the most innovative and unique announcements in sports, the Rochester Lancers Sunday unveiled the 21 players who have signed with the team for the 2020-21 Major Arena Soccer League season. The players wer...

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LANCERS TO ANNOUNCE RETURNING PLAYERS WITH SAFE COVID PROTOCOLS

Published September 8, 2020

LANCERS TO ANNOUNCE RETURNING PLAYERS WITH SAFE COVID PROTOCOLS

LANCERS TO ANNOUNCE RETURNING PLAYERS WITH SAFE COVID PROTOCOLS September 8, 2020 (Rochester, NY) The Rochester Lancers of the Major Arena Soccer League will announce 21 returning players for the 2021 season on Sunday, September 13th. This date represents the 50th anniversary...

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No Soccer Future Without Our Past

Published September 1, 2020

No Soccer Future Without Our Past

NO SOCCER FUTURE WITHOUT OUR PAST: Lancers ready to announce 21 player signings on TV on Sept. 13, the 50th anniversary of winning the 1970 NASL championship During the 2020 and 2021 indoor and outdoor soccer seasons, the Rochester Lancers will look back to the past while taking steps forwar...

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FLASH FORWARD: Lancers to pay tribute to former ASL team next season by wearing replica jerseys one weekend

Published August 22, 2020

FLASH FORWARD: Lancers to pay tribute to former ASL team next season by wearing replica jerseys one weekend

The Rochester Lancers' 2020-21 season will be one for the history books of Rochester pro soccer. Last week the Lancers announced that the team will wear replica 1970 North American Soccer League championship jerseys and pay tribute to the founders of the modern game. The team also announced t...

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50th Anniversary Commemorative Jersey

Published August 15, 2020

50th Anniversary Commemorative Jersey

The years 2020 and 2021 will be one big special celebration for the Rochester Lancers. Not only will their indoor team wear throwback jerseys of the 1970 Rochester team, the organization will pay tribute to the history of Rochester pro soccer. The team's custom n...

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Daycare Dreams!

Published June 10, 2020

Daycare Dreams!

  Daycare Dreams By FRANKIE P. FANTA Most pro soccer team owners have successful businesses away from soccer during these challenging times. SoccerSam Fantauzzo, the owner of the Rochester Lancers, is no different. His infant soccer daycare center is thriving. While most...

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Hormel Joins The Lancers

Published May 21, 2020

Hormel Joins The Lancers

BIG DAY for Rochester Soccer ... HORMEL Foods joins the Lancers for the 2020/2021 Indoor Soccer Season. Thank you to all of our Amazing Sponsors!

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SoccerSam Speaks on Zoomathon!

Published May 6, 2020

SoccerSam Speaks on Zoomathon!

  SoccerSam is a guest speaker on May 6th at 2:30PM EST.  He was invited to speak during the Owners Segment of the Legends of Indoor Soccer Zoomathon.  Join SoccerSam for the #LegendsOfIndoorSoccer fundraiser benefiting Feeding America & America SCORES The two-day event,...

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Legends of Indoor Soccer Zoomathon

Published May 4, 2020

Legends of Indoor Soccer Zoomathon

https://turfandboards.com/2020/05/03/how-to-watch-legends-of-indoor-soccer-zoomathon/ Date: May 3, 2020 Author: Sydney Nusinov   Keith Tozer has organized maybe the biggest indoor soccer summit of all time and you will get to be a part of it this Tuesday and Wednesda...

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Rozzano Nominated for Rookie of the Year

Published April 18, 2020

Rozzano Nominated for Rookie of the Year

April 13, 2020 Lancers Anthony Rozzano was nominated for the MASL 2020 Rookie of the Year! The winner was announced at 1pm on April 14, 2020.    ONTARIO, California (April 13, 2020) – The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) today announced the nominees for the R...

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MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE ANNOUNCES 2019-2020 POST SEASON AWARDS

Published April 8, 2020

MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE ANNOUNCES 2019-2020 POST SEASON AWARDS

ONTARIO, California (April 8, 2020) – The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) today released the schedule of announcements for the 2019-2020 post season awards beginning with All-MASL Honorable Mention.   Each active MASL player, head coach, and one member of each team front office we...

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Soccer Saving Steps

Published March 28, 2020

Soccer Saving Steps

By: SoccerSam Soccer leaders are doing the right thing. The Coronavirus will be an issue into this summer. We need to keep our Players, Fans and Staff members safe. Soccer is my only hobby and this passion takes up a big part of my free time. My goal now is to help the great people of Rocheste...

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LANCERS RECORD 1ST WIN OF THE SEASON ON GARY BOUGHTON NIGHT

Published March 7, 2020

LANCERS RECORD 1ST WIN OF THE SEASON ON GARY BOUGHTON NIGHT

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (March 7, 2020) -- The Rochester Lancers gave retiring co-captain Gary Boughton the proper send off by winning their first game of the season on Saturday night. Led by two goals apiece by head coach Doug Miller and Jeremy Ortiz, the Lancers recorded a 9-7 victory over th...

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Lancers to honor retiring co-captain Boughton in their home finale on Saturday night

Published March 7, 2020

Lancers to honor retiring co-captain Boughton in their home finale on Saturday night

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (March 7, 2020) -- In their final home game of the Major Arena Soccer League season, the Rochester Lancers will honor and bid adieu to co-captain Gary Boughton, who will play his last home match against the Kansas City Comets at the Dome Arena in Henrietta, N.Y. on Saturday...

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Godoi scores season-high 4 times, Miller a milestone goal in Lancers’ defeat

Published March 6, 2020

Godoi scores season-high 4 times, Miller a milestone goal in Lancers’ defeat

NEWS RELEASE  HENRIETTA, N.Y. (March 6, 2020) -- Not even a superb performance by Rafa Godoi and a milestone goal by Doug Miller could help the Rochester Lancers overcome the Florida Tropics on Friday night. Godoi recorded a team season-high four goals and Miller became the firs...

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