Interviews

Rowdies Flashback: Perry Van der Beck on Facing Euoropean Champs Nottingham Forest in 1980

by JAKE NUTTING With the first leg of their preseason involving MLS competition and an annual match up with the University of South Florida now behind them, the Tampa Bay Rowdies have crossed the Atlantic for a 10-day trip to England where they will play three matches against a mixture of first-team and reserve players […]

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Dissecting the Rowdies-São Paulo Deal with Rowdies President Farrukh Quraishi

The Unused Substitutes had a chance to catch up with Rowdies President Farrukh Quraishi at the end of one of the club’s biggest weeks since he took over in December of last year. The response to the club’s multi-platform partnership agreement with Brazilian giant São Paulo FC has possibly brought the most attention to the […]

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Zak Boggs Relieved to be Back in Tampa Bay

A generalization often thrown out about American soccer is that of all the other sports in America it produces some of the smartest and most well-rounded athletes. As far as generalizations go, that’s a pretty good one to have in your back pocket. Zak Boggs, one of the Rowdies most recent signings, takes that stereotype […]

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Interview With Rowdies Broadcaster Trevor DeGroot

Broadcasts of Tampa Bay Rowdies home games are much improved this year. The games are now available, locally in HD on Great 38 with more camera angles and faster replays. Another factor in the improved quality is new broadcaster Trevor Degroot. If you can’t make it out to Al Lang for this weekend’s Coastal Cup […]