#STLvTBR Match Ratings

By JEFF HERNDEN What a difference a week makes. Say it was the travel, or the turf, or tactics, or whatever other excuse you can think of. The reality of the situation is that this was an overall poor performance, and one of the worst of the season. Abysmal start, chaotic comeback, parked the bus, […]

#TBRvHAR Match Ratings

  By JEFF HERNDEN For  Goalkeeper Matt Pickens‘ 100th Rowdies appearance, Head Coach Stuart Campbell’s men produced another brilliant overall display, taking all three points and keeping another clean sheet at home against the Harrisburg City Islanders.  For the third consecutive home match, the Rowdies took the match to their opponent, imposing their attacking, creative and possession-based […]

#TBRvFCC Player Ratings

By JEFF HERNDEN Lightning struck on Thursday night at Al Lang in memorable fashion as the Rowdies ended both their long goal-scoring drought and their even longer winless streak. As impressive as the lightning strikes just before half-time were that caused the nearly two hour weather delay, the strikes on the pitch were equally impressive. […]

#CHSvTBR Player Ratings

By JEFF HERNDEN Although Matt Pickens earned my Man of the Match award for this one, I could easily have given the award to Ralph’s Mob for their incredible show of support. Coach Stuart Campbell again made several changes to his starting XI due to Deshorn Brown heading to D.C. United, and injuries to Michael Nanchoff and Leo Fernandes. Campbell stuck with […]

#TBRvROC Match Ratings

By JEFF HERNDEN I think the best, simple summation for this match is “good performance, poor result.”  Mind you, these words have been able to describe several Rowdies matches this season.  With a tough three-match road trip coming up at Richmond, Pittsburgh, and conference-leading Charleston, the Rowdies need to be turning good performances in to […]