Rowdies Adding John McCarthy, Andrew Tinari to 2019 Roster

by JAKE NUTTING The Tampa Bay Rowdies have yet to make any roster announcements in the new year, but the club has been working quietly to rebuild the roster and is set to reveal multiple signings in the coming week. Unused Substitutes has learned that two of the new players in the batch of new […]

Match Ratings

#TBRvBST Match Ratings

  By JEFF HERNDEN The hype surrounding this home opener following an impressive display at NCFC was massive, and the match did not disappoint. The fans were incredible, the players played their hearts out, PRO did their best to stoke the fire, and the atmosphere was immense. Head Coach¬†Stuart Campbell¬†went with speed in his lineup, […]


Coffee Talk: No Mixtape needed

We’re bringing Coffee Talk back. Don’t remember Coffee Talk? Well that’s probably because we only did like three of a few years ago (My bad). Anyway, it’s back and we’re trying something different. This time will have the etnire Unused Substitutes staff sound off with their quick thoughts following a match. Sometimes they’ll be insightful. […]


Rowdies Closing in on Postseason After Second Draw with Bethlehem

The Tampa Bay Rowdies moved another point up the United Soccer League’s Eastern conference standings with their second draw against Bethlehem Steel FC of the week. This time Bethlehem pulled ahead of the Rowdies at Al Lang Stadium on Saturday through a goal against the run of play, but Sebastian Guenzatti came off the bench […]


Rowdies Settle for Draw in Bethlehem

The Tampa Bay Rowdies gave up two leads on in Bethlehem before settling for a point on hot and humid Wednesday afternoon match, extending their unbeaten streak to three and moving them one point closer to securing a postseason berth. Neither team produced any attempts on net in the first half hour under the oppressive […]


USL Eastern Conference Digest Week 1: New Beginnings, A Lot of Penalties

by JAKE NUTTING A new attendance record at Al Lang Stadium and a 1-0 win over Orlando City are about as good as the Rowdies could have asked for to kick off their first season in the United Soccer League. Facing off with Orlando was an easy adjustment from the North American Soccer League for […]