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Club Feature – Dynamo FC St. Cloud

It’s 2020, and SmallWorld is kicking off the New Year with one of our favorite series, the Club Feature. This time around, we’ve got Central Minnesota’s Dynamo FC St. Cloud. Their year in 2019 included earning a promotion to the top tier of the Minnesota Amateur Soccer League (MASL) and a deep run into Protagonist […]

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Power Rankings, USL2 Deep South Division – Way Too Soon Edition

A warm welcome to you into a new series coming to SmallWorld this summer. I’m calling it Power Rankings, because cREaTiVitY. Each week during the summer soccer season, I’ll release a Power Rankings post that uses match results and my own opinion to determine the best teams in a particular division. In the meantime before […]

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Club Feature – Reign FK

Hello and welcome to another club feature! The spotlight falls on Oklahoma today; to be exact, we’re featuring Reign FK of Bartlesville, OK. They compete in the UPSL and have a pretty fun and interesting story. Let’s take a look at what the club had to say! Reign started as a way to give players […]

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Club Feature – Black Bear FC

Hello again! Welcome to another Club Feature at SmallWorld. This time, the club on tap is Black Bear FC, an independent club out of Birmingham, AL, with an intriguing mission. Black Bear was founded by Gavin Owens, and I had the pleasure of getting in touch with Gavin in order to learn more about who […]

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Hunting the Open Cup

Get it, because “Hunting”… the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup… okay, SmallWorld shame here. But we wanted to make the pun anyway. It’s now time for one of the most exciting things SmallWorld has been part of in our short history! We’re covering an entire league with multiple posts in the near future, and it’s […]

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SmallScale Arguments – Ranking USL League Two’s Newbies

After our NPSL version of this post blew up for SmallWorld standards, I thought it would be great to do another edition with a different league. USL League Two has seven announced clubs so far, and SmallWorld is adding First State FC Midnight Riders to the fray, even though they’re an NPSL team. They were […]

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SmallWorld Future – Where We’re Headed

Most of SmallWorld Soccer’s posts are about others. This blog’s heart is in serving clubs, leagues, and organizations around the lower-league soccer community. In contrast, this particular post will focus on SmallWorld itself and where it’s headed in the near future. Because, you know, narcissism is the new cool thing that the youths are into. […]

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SmallWorld Stats: A Look at Liga FPD

Hello and welcome to a brand-new series in SmallWorld Soccer, SmallWorld Stats. Effectively, this is just a series for nerdy and statistical posts. Hopefully, they give good insight on what the soccer situation in America looks like, and what it could/should look like in the future. Take with these stats what you will; I’m not […]

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Club Feature – Ozark FC

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come for a new club feature! Today, we have the spotlight on Ozark FC of the NPSL. They’re based in Bentonville, AR, and they’ve got one of the more distinct stories and identities within lower-league American soccer. Todd Carrigan, one of the club’s owners, actually spoke with me over […]

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SmallScale Arguments – Ranking NPSL’s Newbies

Welcome to a new SmallScale Arguments post! Looking at what’s been most popular among our admittedly small viewership, SmallWorld Soccer (aka just me) has decided that the NPSL is a well of reader interest that should be drawn from again after successes such as Minneapolis City’s feature post. With that said, we’re going to take […]