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Turning the page - FC Fargo, the new name and the Open Cup

On the 23rd of August 2015, FC Fargo folded for financial reasons. It was the end of a soccer club that I and others had poured our hearts and funds into. I took the decision to retool the Fargo Green Army blog at this address as The Fargo Wanderer, whilst retaining the slogan of "Supporting North of Normal Soccer". The name is a play on the storied history of itinerant soccer clubs who bounce around areas looking for a home, leading to being called Wanderers (eg. Bolton, Wolverhampton) I've most probably closed the book on my time as an employee at D4 level but I've definitely turned the page on my time with FC Fargo and will look upon the following seasons as a mixture of a fan and a reporter. I hope that Dakota Fusion Futbol Club (missing an accent on that F word) get better at communication and scheduling and then I may have another spectating option in Fargo-Moorhead. That said, global soccer fandom has more seasons than the world. College soccer has resu…