Tactical Analysis: #TBRvCAR

The Tampa Bay Rowdies (1-2-1, 5 points) suffered their first defeat at the feet of the high-flying Carolina RailHawks (4-0-0, 12 points) on Saturday night. It was a disappointing night for the Rowdies. Lapses in judgement defensively and miscommunication plagued the green-and-gold all night and the league-leading RailHawks had all the capabilities to exploit them. […]

Tactical Analysis: Evening out the Attack

Crossing to the Big Man I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’m a big fan of having strong, tall forwards. The smaller, agile and crafty forwards definitely have their place and are fun to watch. Watching Lionel Messi dribble through a series of defenders while keeping the ball taped to his shin is […]

Tactical Analysis: #TBRvINDY

There’s nothing like an Opening Day. After a long break – for me anyway – from the North American Soccer League, Saturday night finally marked the opening match for the Tampa Bay Rowdies. It was a game of mixed emotions for me personally (I am an Atlanta guy, you know), but it was definitely one […]