Tampa Bay Rowdies, Tampa Bay United Announce Details of Landmark Affiliation

by JAKE NUTTING The Tampa Bay Rowdies are turning their focus to the foundational level of the sport in the region in a major new affiliation with Tampa Bay United, the largest youth soccer organization in the area. Starting this year TBU will now be known as the TBU Rowdies, with the group’s top-tier teams all suiting up in the […]

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Help Wanted: The Unused Substitutes are Seeking Contrubtors

by UNUSED SUBSTITUTES STAFF It’s been an eventful offseason for the Tampa Bay Rowdies, to say the least. The Unused Substitutes have worked hard to offer the best consistent coverage of the Rowdies, including their switch from the NASL to the USL and their campaign to join MLS. With all the new focus and energy surrounding the Rowdies both in […]

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Five Questions Heading into the 2016 Tampa Bay Rowdies Season

by JAKE NUTTING With the kickoff of the 2016 NASL season right only a few days away, we’ve picked five important questions facing the Tampa Bay Rowdies heading into the new year. There are many topics worthy of discussion as Stuart Campbell and the Rowdies look to clinch a spot in the playoffs for the first time since winning the […]

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Rowdies Appoint Cheyne Roberts as First Coach of Rowdies 2

by JAKE NUTTING The Tampa Bay Rowdies have found their man to lead the club’s NPSL reserve squad, Rowdies 2. Former Ocala Stampede Head Coach Cheyne Roberts has been selected as the person to lead the new squad in its inaugural season. At only 27, Roberts has already achieved some notable accomplishments during his three-year stint in charge of the […]

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Confirmed: Rowdies 2 Set to Play in Hillsborough at Waters Soccer Complex

by JAKE NUTTING In an unlikely turn of events, the Tampa Bay Rowdies will be returning to the Hillsborough County site where the reincarnated club first envisioned building a soccer specific stadium. More specifically, it will be the club’s newly launched reserve squad, Rowdies 2, in the NPSL that will be hosting matches on the plot of land in Town ‘n’ […]

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Where will Rowdies2 Play?

Roughly 3 weeks after the announcement of the Rowdies2 squad, competing in the NPSL’s upcoming season, and there’s still more questions than answers – players, coaches, stadium, etc…but some answers are starting to come into focus. In a recent team-published interview, Rowdies head coach Stuart Campbell expressed his excitement about the developmental squad and said that they will train with […]

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Player Development Primary Reason for Founding of Rowdies 2

by JAKE NUTTING It’s not something you see often among rivals, but the Tampa Bay Rowdies are giving credit where it’s due and acknowledging that the path set by the New York Cosmos last year with their NPSL reserve side Cosmos B is one they’d also like to go down with Rowdies 2. “Our mindset is to operate this as […]

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Tampa Bay Rowdies Forming NPSL Reserve Squad

The Tampa Bay Rowdies will indeed be a part of the blossoming relationship between the North American Soccer League and the National Premier Soccer League. Multiple sources have confirmed to theunsubs.com that the Rowdies will field a developmental team in the fourth division league in 2016, with an official announcement coming early Wednesday morning. The club appears to be keeping it […]

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