News Recaps

Tejada Nabs Two, Rowdies Grab Top Spot from New York

A day removed from the one year anniversary of his appointment as head coach of the Tampa Bay Rowdies, Neill Collins gave the 7,210 at Al Lang and everyone watching at home the gift of a convincing 2-0 victory over New York Red Bulls II to take hold of the top spot in the USL […]

Match Ratings News Tactics

#TBRvPGH Match Ratings

by JEFF HERNDEN It certainly has been an interesting few weeks for the Rowdies. After four consecutive road losses, owner Bill Edwards and now former Head Coach Stuart Campbell mutually decided to part ways. This led to about 24 hours of wild speculation for Rowdies fans – with names such as Sam Allardyce, John Harkes, John Hackworth, […]

Match Ratings

#CHSvTBR Match Ratings

by JEFF HERNDEN I know what you’re thinking. New season, same story; the Rowdies are two different teams home and away. To a certain extent, you’re right. The Rowdies do tend to play more reserved on the road, but I’m not quite sure that is due to tactical changes. Teams play the Rowdies differently on […]

Match Ratings

#TBRvSLC Match Ratings

by JEFF HERNDEN Coming in to this one, the Rowdies had two points to prove: that the result at NYRB II was a fluke, and that the team is still a legitimate contender not only in the Eastern Conference, but in the USL. Playing against the reigning USL regular season champions and currently undefeated Real […]

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#NCvTBR Match Ratings

By JEFF HERNDEN Over the past few seasons, two words hav struck terror in to the hearts of Rowdies fans like no other: Away Match. Previous seasons have seen the Rowdies play tentative, ultra-defensive styles away from home, resulting in poor performances, and most often, coming home empty-handed. Coming in to this season the Rowdies knew […]


Rowdies Take Care of Business in Orlando, Secure Home Playoff Match

As they did last week in San Antonio, the Tampa Bay Rowdies struck first with a go-ahead goal midway through the second half of Thursday’s regular season finale at Orlando City B. What they didn’t do this time out, though, is allow the opposition to steal an equalizer in the dying moments. Instead, the Rowdies […]


Schäfer, Cole Lock Rowdies into Postseason

For the first time since the they lifted the NASL’s Soccer Bowl trophy in 2012, the Tampa Bay Rowdies are playoff bound. Midfielder Marcel Schäfer engineered the winning result to secure Tampa Bay’s position in the USL postseason on Wednesday night at Al Lang, posting an assist and two goals on New York Red Bulls […]


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 […]


Rowdies Knock Off Charlotte, Move into Fourth

By JAKE NUTTING The Tampa Bay Rowdies did not disappoint in their long awaited return to Al Lang Stadium on Saturday night. Making the most of a first-half goal from Hunter Gorskie, the Rowdies fended off waves of late pressure from the Charlotte Independence claim a 1-0 victory. Unlike most of the matches they have […]