Capital Combustion

A Podcast about Lansing Ignite and Lansing United soccer

#23 | #RafasShirt2: Electric Boogaloo

July 11th, 2019

In a pod recorded immediately after Tuesday's game. Westen, Geoff, Cody, and Cam discuss Lansing's victory over Madison and draw against Chattanooga. They talk about how crazy it was live and if Madison now feels like an actual rivalry, and where this ranks for their personal Lansing soccer moments. They also discuss the refereeing in Chattanooga. From there, Westen and Geoff talk about Lansing United's 4-2 loss to the Michigan Legends and preview the upcoming UWS playoffs.

#22 | Ignite Captain Brandon Fricke, and LSJs Phil Friend

July 3rd, 2019

Westen, Cam and the LSJs Phil Friend discuss the tough 3-1 loss to North Texas by Lansing Ignite and preview the week ahead. They also discuss Ricky Lopez Espin and Ignite parting ways. From there, Westen is joined by Ignite Captain Brandon Fricke to discuss the loss to Texas, his path to Ignite, being a leader, and his favorite spots in Lansing.

#21 | Pure Guys We Love: Ignite Midseason Awards

June 26th, 2019

Westen, Cam, Cody, and Brad discuss an excellent Lansing Ignite weekend with 2 victories at home over the week. They discuss the atmosphere against Orlando and hand out midseason awards. From there, Geoff jumps on to discuss a tough Lan U weekend and a spicy theory on how Lansing could still get home field in the playoffs.

#20 | Interview with Ignite Midfielder Marshall Hollingsworth

June 21st, 2019

Westen sits down with Marshall Hollingsworth to discuss the teams 1-0 win over Toronto, his time in the MLS, the season as a whole so far and overcoming multiple knee injuries to make it to Ignite.

#19 | Shut Up About The Sun

June 19th, 2019

Westen, Geoff, Cody, and Brad break down Ignites 1-1 draw against Greenville. They debate if the lineup against Greenville was Ignites best 11, and grade the 4 game road trip. There's also a look ahead to the 2 home games this week. From there, Westen and Geoff talk about Lansing United's 4-0 victory over the Detroit Sun. They also talk about how the team must adjust to injuries and players leaving, and if revenge was a factor in their game against the Sun. They also look ahead to a potential home field clinching weekend.

#18 | Almost Home

June 12th, 2019

Westen, Brad, and Cam discuss Lansing tough 3-0 loss to Toronto and look ahead to the last game of the road trip against Greenville. From there, Geoff jumps on to talk about another undefeated Lansing United weekend.

#17 | Over The Moon

June 5th, 2019

Westen, Geoff, Brad, and Cody discuss Lansing's big 1-0 win over Madison this past weekend. Westen also talks about his experience traveling to Madison. From there, in the return of Let The Sparks Fly, they debate adopting Lil Plug as a mascot for Ignite. On the Lansing United side, Geoff discusses making the trip to Indy for Lan Us 3-2 win over Indiana Union. Geoff gives his pick for the 2nd best team in the division so far, and they debate whether  Lan U should prioritize the Grand Rapids or Ann Arbor game this weekend.

#16 | Lil Plug is Born

May 29th, 2019

Westen, Geoff, and Cody talk about Lansing's 0-0 road draw to a tough Tormenta team. They also talk about the team's alliance with the Fire being official. From there, Westen and Geoff discuss another busy United week, with a big 2-0 road win on the road in Ann Arbor, and a tough Milk Cup loss to the Detroit Sun.

#15 | Texas Blues

May 22nd, 2019

Westen, Cody, and Geoff talk about yet another busy Ignite week, as they lose to Indy Eleven 1-0 and draw North Texas 1-1. They also predict how Ignite will do on their upcoming road stretch. From there, they discuss Lansing United's big 3-2 victory over the Detroit Sun and look ahead to a big week for them as well.

#14 | Ft. LSJ’s Phil Friend. The Best Two Soccer Teams in Michigan

May 15th, 2019

Westen, Cody and Lansing State Journal's Phil Friend discuss a busy week for the Lansing Ignite, and another busy week to come. From there, Geoff jumps on to discuss the first Lansing United game of the season.