Chicago Cubs

Who are the Chicago Cubs of the Soccer World?

With a smile on his face, Kris Bryant whipped a throw to Anthony Rizzo and, at about 12:45 AM Thursday morning, the Chicago Cubs were the champions of baseball. If you knew nothing else about the Cubs, you knew about their insanely long losing streak. The Northsiders went 108 years in between World Series, a…

St. Pauli Reorganizes Staff to Stop Slide

The front office of FC St. Pauli today announced some staff changes. Ownership portrayed these changes as a “strengthening” of the squad, just days after the club earned a much-needed point at home. The first change is that Andreas Rettig was named the interim Director of Sporting Operations through the end of the season. Rettig…

FC St. Pauli Settle for Draw Against Karlsruher SC

St. Pauli was left ruing missed opportunities as the Buccaneers settled today for a 1-1 draw against Karlsruher FC. The draw moves both clubs out of the relegation zone with St. Pauli ahead in 14th on goal differential. The only change from last week’s lineup for the visitors was Lasse Sobiech starting for injured captain…

upset

Dortmund, Barcelona Upset by Leipzig, Alaves

Saturday’s soccer results saw two massive upsets of major clubs by their smaller brethren. The most shocking was in Spain, where mighty Barca lost at home to newly promoted Alaves. In Germany, RB Leipzig grabbed a late three points and upset Borussia Dortmund in a match with interesting subplots. Barcelona 1 – Alaves 2 At the…

FC St. Pauli Routes Austrian Club in Friendly

Danke für die Gastfreundschaft, lieber @WienerSportklub. #wskfcsp pic.twitter.com/RlbWBtGPY0 — FC St. Pauli (@fcstpauli) September 2, 2016 FC St. Pauli overcame weather and delays to demolish Austria’s Wiener Sportklub 6-1 yesterday in an international friendly. Before 7,000+ fans, the home side scored first on a goal in the 17th minute. However, the visitors owned the rest…

announcement

Contest Winners and Site Announcement

Today is a busy day in the world of Soccer Minnows. We have two big announcements, with the first announcement being the one you have been waiting patiently for since Friday. The winners of our expanded coverage contest are United London FC, Real Oviedo, and FC St. Pauli. All three clubs will begin receiving expanded coverage…

champions league

FC Rostov Surprises Ajax, and Other Champions League Playoff Results

Leg one of the Champions League playoffs is in the books and save one result the favorites all got positive results. Of the three match-ups we identified as possible minnow upsets, only one tie realistically could in the end result in an upset. The biggest surprise result was Ajax drawing 1-1 with Russia’s FC Rostov.…

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