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match review: UPSL National Championship

What a weekend it was in Atlanta. The UPSL Fall 2020 season has been a long, long time coming, but last weekend on March 5 and 7, we saw the end of an embattled, exciting season that incorporated nearly every conference in UPSL’s Division I. There are a lot of aspects to consider here, but […]

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match recap – ADASL returns with Summa semifinals

After an extended break due to COVID-19, our good friends at the Atlanta District Amateur Soccer League (ADASL) resumed play on Sunday with the semifinals of their annual cup competition, the Summa Fall Cup. In the first match of the afternoon in northeast Atlanta, newcomers Rovers FC faced off against ADASL stalwarts Club ATLetic. The […]

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smallworld spotlight: project perfect season

It’s easy to think that quality soccer isn’t on offer in the US right now. That couldn’t be farther from the truth, though, as the climax of the UPSL season across the nation has come upon us here in December. A cold front has also come upon us here in Georgia, but I braved the […]

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power rankings: NPSL and USL2 expansion

Okie dokie, so it feels like it’s time to try and make sense of all the clubs that have been announced in this quasi-4th tier between NPSL and USL League Two. There’s a lot of variety here, and for that reason, it’s hard to know whether to be excited or bored by the crop that’s […]

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smlwld stans: local league update

It dawned on us recently that a lot of local leagues are back in action and we didn’t even realize it. Going from no local soccer to virtually all the local soccer in mere moments will always make it difficult to keep up, but we at smallworld want to make it easier for you to […]

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smlwld stans: USL League One, halfway point

Well, we thought COVID-19 would be the strongest deterrent to lower-league soccer matches taking place. Unfortunately, however, that prize is more deserving of the blatant racial injustice in our country. Just when it felt like protests and outcry had reached a climax from yet another shooting, we saw video of another shooting on top of […]

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smlwld stans 7/20: three’s a crowd

This post is sponsored by Offside Marketing! Also, this post is eligible for the gigantic grassroots grammar challenge. In the last edition of smlwld stans, we took an exclusive look at all the clubs we’re stanning in the NISA Independent Cup. We’ll certainly review those selections this time around, but there are many other leagues […]

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smlwld stans 7/6: NISA Independent Cup, vol. 1

This post is sponsored by Offside Marketing. Check out what they do here: http://www.offsidemarketing.com/ Last week, it was oblige the author. This week, there’s another new series to introduce called smlwld stans! smlwld stans is our way of following the on-field action in men’s soccer, with a focus on the clubs we stan in the leagues […]

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Official Standings: SmallWorld Summer Madness!

Welcome to SmallWorld Summer Madness! #SWSM is the weird, quirky, and fun distraction from the horrible, racist, dangerous, divided, unjust, ignorant, near-dystopian, and just indescribably awful world we live in right now. That’s the last you’ll hear from this event about what’s going on in the real world right now. Not becase it doesn’t matter, […]

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Power Rankings: Lower League eCup, Week 3

Welcome back to another Power Rankings post on the Lower League eCup! SmallWorld got a big result this week, but I wasn’t the only one. Quite a few big matches took place, and a few clubs have already qualified for the playoffs! With that said, let’s take a look at who’s on top of the […]