Articles by Ric Campbell


NO SOCCER TONIGHT as school has a track meet this evening at the DOC Stadium. Please view schedule for rest of the spring season…. SpringSchedule 4 18 17 See you all tomorrow. U17 Boys team and their Euro tour entourage are flying home now and should be in Cincinnati around 5:30 pm.  You will hear more […]

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The U17 Boys team had several days of leisure and two additional friendlies.  The tour is going fast, but the experience has been wonderful. The group was able to tour the Holland Soccer Museum prior to an evening match. Seeing the jerseys, trophies and soccer artifacts was awesome.  They also had interactive displays for speed […]

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2017 Euro Legacy Tour…….Part One

The U17 Boys squad have arrived and kicked off the first annual DDL FC Legacy Tour.  Eighteen players, nine parents and two coaches arrived in Amsterdam Sunday morning, April 9th for 10 days of soccer, sightseeing and team fun. The team was greeted by club founder, Mike Mossel and assistant Emily van der Werff.  The […]

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U17 Boys Headed to Holland

  The Dayton Dutch Lions FC bring about their first annual “Legacy Trip” with the U17 Boys enroute to the Netherlands.  Eighteen players, a coach and nine parents took the DDL team bus to the Cincinnati airport for 15 hours of fly time.  They will arrive Holland tomorrow morning for a 9 day soccer tour. […]

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Due to the forecasted weather, high winds/hail/thunderstorms, practice for this evening Thursday, March 30 is cancelled.      

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Dayton Dutch Lions FC 2017 MONDAY & TUESDAY March 12 & 13, 2017 DEAR ORANGE FAMILY: We are going to take advantage of the poor weather for the next two days to have player/parent/coaches meetings. We want to go over our spring plans…..very exciting information. PLEASE ATTEND as the time is similar to your planned […]

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The Dayton Dutch Lions FC are proud to hire Mike Tucker as their Women’s Professional Soccer League head coach for 2017.  Coach Tucker will also be coaching the youth academy U16 Girls squad this spring. “We could not be any happier today with the signing on of Coach Tucker,” shared Club Director, Ric Campbell. “He […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC, Women


Dear Orange Family: We so enjoyed the fun on Saturday and the participation of everyone this entire winter session.  The Payne Rec Center is a great partner for us.  Thanks to them for hosting us. Here are some pics to enjoy from Saturday: U9:10AllStars u9:u10 MidLions MiddleLions Older AllStars Older Lions Looking forward to a […]

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DEAR ORANGE FAMILY: I so wish that we could have sent this out sooner, but with Coach Rixon joining us we needed to wait. Here are the 2017 Spring Coaching Assignments: U17 Boys and U17 Girls ~ Coach Bruno Lopes U16 Girls and U15 Boys Blue ~ Coach Shane Smith U15 Boys Orange and U13 […]

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GAME REPORTS 2/17-2/21

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC squads all showed marked improvement this week.  A few of the scorelines were not as deserving as the actions and efforts provided, but we are gettting ready for the spring.  Each of our coaches are very pleased with the play this past week……GO ORANGE FAMILY!!! The U17B played very well […]

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  The Dayton Dutch Lions FC are proud to announce Marcus Rixon as the new Director of Coaching for the club.  He will also serve as the Head Coach of the Men’s PDL team. Rixon was born in Portsmouth, England and has a rich heritage of soccer ~ both playing and coaching.  He holds the […]

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GAME REPORTS 2/2 -2/12

The Dayton Dutch Lions were back after a week off for most teams and they gave great effort.  Most of the teams had their best performances of the year.  Good job to all of our young Lions!!! U13 Boys draw, but stay top of standings…. Game Report U13 B & U12 B U12 Girls have big […]

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Futsal Schedule for Next 2 Weeks

The Payne Recreation Center will not be available the next two Friday evenings (Feb. 11 & 18) so we will be making adjustments to the Saturday schedule to try and get additional training sessions for as many teams as possible. Here is the Payne Rec Schedule for the next two weeks: U9 Boys – Thursday […]

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Game Reports – 1/26 to 1/31

The DDL FC Academy enjoyed another competitive week of games .  All teams have adjusted to the new facilities and are making improvement.  Below are the game reports for each match: U12 Girls Won 4-3 with Ava P. the Hope Springs Player of the Game U14 Girls Won 3-2 with Mia the Hope Springs Player […]

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Game Reports – 1/19 to 1/24

All teams were in action this past week and DDL FC competed very well.  Here is the quick roundup: U17 Boys won 2-0 (Recap Game Report 02- U17 Boys ) U15 Boys Orange lost 1-0 (Recap Game Report 02 – U15 Boys ) U12 Boys lost 5-1 and U13 Boys won 5-0 (Recaps Game Report 01 – U12 and U13 […]

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U17 & U15 Boys Open Indoor Season – Game Reports

Age/Gender: U15 Boys Location: Wall2Wall | Mason Result: 6-0 L Players: Simon; Noah; Evan; Nick; Teddy; Matthew; Triston; Tommy; Robbie; Collin; Luke; John; Aaron; Owen; Jeb Hope Springs Player of the Game: Owen M. Defensively the Dutch Lions boys team had a decent performance closing the spaces and recovering their positions on the field with […]

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Rose Lavelle #1 in NWSL Draft

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC club congratulates Rose Lavelle on being the #1 overal pick in Womens Professional soccer.  She was a member of the Lions the past two summer seasons and we wish her continued success. The 2017 NWSL College Draft kicked off today at 3 p.m. EST at the National Soccer Coaches Association […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC, Women


Oak Brook, IL (July 23, 2016)  The Women’s Dayton Dutch Lions (6-2-1) season came to an end as they were defeated 4-0 by the defending national champions, Chicago Red Stars Reserves (8-0-1).  The Red Stars are the favorites to take the title again as they are undefeated this summer and are headed to the Final Four […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC, Women


West Carrollton, OH (July 20)  The Women’s Premier Soccer League regional playoffs will be held this coming weekend in Oakbrook, IL.  The Chicago Red Stars Reserves, winners of the Heartland division, will play host at Evergreen Bank Group Field. The four-team single elimination tournament will proceed as follows: Saturday, July 23: 2:00pm  – Regional Semi […]

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Ontario, Canada (July 17)   The Dayton Dutch Lions FC (4-5-5  17 points) finished the season out of the country and were handed two disappointing losses as Toronto FC beat them 4-1 and K-W United won 5-1.  When the schedule was announced, this trip was viewed as being vital to make the playoffs.  With the […]

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    DDL Soccer Complex

    All practices and games of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Men’s team (USL PDL) and Women’s team (USL W-League) will be at the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Soccer Complex in West Carrollton. The stadium seats 3500 people. In 2014 the Dayton Dutch Lions FC and Dayton Outpatient Center (DOC) installed an new artificial turf field in the stadium. DOC Stadium was opened in May 2014 when former 2x “FIFA Best Player in the World” Ruud Gullit kicked off the game against LA Galaxy II in the USL PRO League.


    The address is: 5833 Student St., West Carrollton, Ohio, 45449

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