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Rowdies Add Orlando City Veteran Left Back Luke Boden

by JAKE NUTTING A longtime member of Orlando City is joining up with the Tampa Bay Rowdies for their debut in the United Soccer League. Sources have confirmed that veteran left back Luke Boden has inked a deal to play for the Rowdies after spending the last six years on the opposite end of Interstate […]

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Rowdies Roster Will See an Injection of New, Younger Faces in the USL

by JAKE NUTTING Expect to see quite a bit of new, younger faces on the field when the Tampa Bay Rowdies kick off in the USL in March. While the NASL generally skewed toward veterans from MLS or abroad, the USL is made up more of players just starting out in their professional career. It […]

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Rowdies Launch MLS Bid, Reveal Plans for Al Lang Upgrades Using Private Money

by JAKE NUTTING After much speculation, the Tampa Bay Rowdies did what many expected and publicly declared their intentions to join the ranks of MLS in the coming years. The interesting wrinkle to Tuesday’s event hosted by the team in downtown St. Petersburg, though, was the additional revelation that owner Bill Edwards is now offering […]

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Report: Bill Edwards Threatens Legal Action Against NASL

by JAKE NUTTING Bill Edwards isn’t quite done with the NASL yet. In a report from The Guardian, the Tampa Bay Rowdies owner claims that he is set to take legal action against the NASL over its relationship with Traffic Sports, the Brazilian sports marketing company that was heavily involved in the NASL until last […]

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Official: Tampa Bay Rowdies Leaving NASL for USL Next Year

by JAKE NUTTING Hopefully you savored this year’s heated regular season series with the New York Cosmos and the season sweep of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers because it will be the last time the Tampa Bay Rowdies face their historic rivals in NASL action. After weeks of speculation, the Rowdies announced via a press release […]