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Could Palermo Make Frank Cascio the Next American Owner in Serie A?

Despite its reputation as a league on the downswing, Serie A is attracting serious attention from the American business community. Case in point, Gazetta dello Sport is reporting that American businessman Frank Cascio has flown to Palermo to buying the club. Cascio, maybe best known for his real estate business and his friendship with Michael Jackson, flew to…

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Vote Now – Nominees for Soccer Minnows Expanded Coverage

Thank you to everyone who nominated clubs in our first contest to select three teams to cover extensively on the site. The below are a mix of nominated and selected clubs for our reader vote. The polls are open between now and Friday at 5 PM ET. Use the poll below to register your vote.…

Bari

Fan Post – Looking Ahead to a Long Bari Season

As of this writing, we are 13 days away from the beginning of Bari’s sixth consecutive season in Serie B. I have mixed feelings looking ahead to this new season. On one hand, the club has had many good chances to win promotion and resume its place in Serie A. On the other, this team…

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Fan Post – Bari and the Stress of New Ownership

For years, one of the biggest issues with FC Bari was its ownership. The club either suffered through financial issues or refused to spend the requisite money to all but ensure promotion to Serie A. On top of that, there was always a concern that the next calcio scandal could involve the club. At the…

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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…

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…

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Fan Post – Life as a Bari Fan

Life as a Serie B fan can be complicated. Unlike someone who follows the Championship, your team exists almost entirely off the soccer radar in the United States with almost non-existent media coverage (except for Soccer Minnows of course). For someone like myself, who roots for FC Bari, this life in an information vacuum is frustrating,…

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