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Collins Remains Confident Ahead of Quarterfinal Trip to Louisville

After spending most of the USL Championship season as an Eastern Conference favorite to contend for the league’s title, the Tampa Bay Rowdies start the postseason with much to prove. A string of disappointing results in recent months — including a 2-1 defeat to Hartford Athletic in the regular season finale — dropped the Rowdies […]

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Neill Collins on Guenzatti’s Importance for the Rowdies, Tejada with Panama, and Clash with New York

The Unused Substitutes caught up with Tampa Bay Rowdies head coach Neill Collins ahead of the team’s meeting with second-place New York Red Bulls II to talk about responding to defeat, the value of mentality, and Sebastian Guenzatti’s importance to the squad. Unused Substitutes: The team looked really confident against St. Louis. They seemed to […]

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Auld on What Rays’ Split-Season Proposal Could Mean for Rowdies

by JAKE NUTTING There was no shortage of reactions from yesterday’s press conference in which the Tampa Bay Rays made their case for splitting future Major League Baseball seasons between Tampa Bay and Montreal. Rowdies fans entered the conversation when it came to principal owner Stuart Sternberg’s comment that the Rowdies and Rays sharing a […]

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Auld: Rays Focused on Building Rowdies Up in USL, Still Dreaming Big

Now over half a year into the Tampa Bay Rays’ tenure as owners of the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Rays President Brian Auld believes the transition has been seamless. The trick to achieving that has been letting the people who know the ins and outs of the sport and the Rowdies do their thing. Auld, […]

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Oduro Wants to Push for More in Second Year with Rowdies

by JAKE NUTTING There are plenty of new faces and names on the roster for Tampa Bay Rowdies supporters to learn as the 2019 USL Championship kicks off, but the club hasn’t wiped the slate entirely clean from last year. Midfielder Dominic Oduro is one of 8 players on this year’s 24-man roster who represented […]

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Tejada Excited to Start Professional Career with Rowdies

by JAKE NUTTING Juan Tejada may be an unknown to many Tampa Bay Rowdies supporters, but the USL Championship club’s latest recruit has been building his reputation in local soccer circles for a while now. For the last four years, Tejada has showcased his skills at Eckerd College, which is just a short 15-minute drive […]