Coffee Talk: Yep. We Definitely Still Prefer Winning

Sometimes you’re the one doing the kicking in the grass and sometimes you’re the one getting kicked in the grass. (and sometimes you’re playing on dirt patches and artificial turf nailed into the ground with the occasional blade of grass. More on that later) Yes, the Rowdies have lost their first match of the season. […]


Rowdies Can’t Overcome Defensive Miscues in Louisville, Drop First Match

by JAKE NUTTING The Tampa Bay Rowdies’ first road trip of the United Soccer League season got off to rough start on Saturday. An 89th-minute goal from Martin Paterson wasn’t enough to erase two earlier goals by Louisville City FC in a scrappy match on Saturday night at Slugger Stadium. Coach Stuart Campbell was forced […]


Rowdies’ Busy Week Starts with Trip to Louisville City

by JAKE NUTTING After a perfect three-match homestand to begin their first season in the United Soccer League, the Tampa Bay Rowdies are hitting the road for the first time to take on Louisville City FC. Louisville is also unbeaten in its first three matches, though an opening week draw against Saint Louis FC leaves […]


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 […]