champions league

Which Minnow Could Pull the Upset in Champions League Playoff

On Friday, UEFA held the draw for the Champions League playoff, the final round before the famous group stage. The draw was divided into two pots – one for league champions and one for teams who qualified through other routes. While many people start paying attention to the Champions League after this round, the playoffs…

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Epic Own Goal Seals Europa League Defeat

Aberdeen have been a shining light in the Scottish Premier League the past two years. In consecutive seasons they have finished second to Celtic and have been praised for their play. However, in the Europa League they have been a disaster, as shown by tonight’s 1-0 loss to NK Maribor. After giving up an away…

Welcome to Soccer Minnows

Welcome to the safe space of soccer fandom. Over the past few decades, soccer has made major inroads in the United States. With the expansion of soccer media in the States, it has become easier than ever to find a club to follow. The days of scrambling to find soccer news in random overseas magazines…

slovenia, domzale

NK Domzale Upset of West Ham Highlights Beginning of Europa League Third Round

The early rounds of the Europa League are prime opportunities for smaller European clubs to make a statement against the larger clubs. Such a statement was made today as NK Domzale from Slovenia upset Premier League club West Ham United 2-1 to begin the Europa League third round. Ravbarji¬†(The Brigands) finished third last season in…

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