Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tampa Bay Rowdies

Free-kick goal dooms Rowdies against Louisville

Free-kick goal dooms Rowdies against Louisville

ST. PETERSBURG — A chance for the Rowdies to climb up the USL standings was wasted Saturday in a 2-1 loss to Louis­ville before an announced 5,252 at Al Lang Stadium.Five minutes after Tampa Bay (6-7-4, 22 points) tied the score in the sec...
Published: 07/07/18
World Cup: Two Rowdies share their views on the quarterfinals

World Cup: Two Rowdies share their views on the quarterfinals

ST. PETERSBURG — With the United States not being in the tournament; reigning champion Germany out after the group stage; host Russia, the lowest-ranked team left, beating Spain in penalties in the knockout round, and Lionel Messi's Argentina a...
Published: 07/06/18
Georgi Hristov sets Rowdies goal-scoring record in win over Toronto FC II

Georgi Hristov sets Rowdies goal-scoring record in win over Toronto FC II

ST. PETERSBURG — Before all of the announced Independence Day crowd of 5,221 had settled into their seats at Al Lang Stadium, Georgi Hristov had settled atop the Rowdies' all-time scoring list.Against a winless opponent, it looked as if Hristov...
Published: 07/04/18
Rowdies seek a couple of wins this week to vault them into playoff contention

Rowdies seek a couple of wins this week to vault them into playoff contention

ST. PETERSBURG — Considering they just went through a winless month, and especially since it's the Fourth of July, there will be no looking ahead when the Rowdies host Toronto FC II Wednesday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.With that disclaimer out of the...
Published: 07/03/18
Rowdies fall to Penn FC

Rowdies fall to Penn FC

By Darek SharpTimes CorrespondentST. PETERSBURG — For the second time this season, Penn FC got two goals from a former Rowdie that led the way to a win over Tampa Bay.Lucky Mkosana doubled his season total Friday in a comeback 2-1 win before an...
Updated one month ago
One last chance to see MF Marcel Schafer in a Rowdies uniform

One last chance to see MF Marcel Schafer in a Rowdies uniform

ST. PETERSBURG — Marcel Schafer's departure from the Rowdies was predetermined, with a major post awaiting back home in Germany. But the process sped up recently.As in, this is it. Rowdies fans who enjoy watching the midfielder had better get t...
Updated one month ago

Rowdies come up empty in scoreless tie with Atlanta United 2

ST. PETERSBURG — Despite a late surge against Atlanta United 2, a team the Rowdies had never met, Tampa Bay settled for a scoreless tie Saturday night in front of 5,953 at Al Lang Stadium.Tampa Bay (5-5-2, 17 points) extended its home unbeaten ...
Updated one month ago

Rowdies tie in debut of new coach Neill Collins

St. PETERSBURG — Neill Collins, the former Rowdies defender who this week abruptly replaced Stuart Campbell as coach of the team, was a bit ambivalent about his debut, but he sure liked the way his club played in the second half of Saturda...
Updated: 2 months ago
Rowdies transition defender Neill Collins to head coach

Rowdies transition defender Neill Collins to head coach

ST. PETERSBURG— Just hours after a 1-0 loss to Jacksonville on Wednesday night, Neill Collins was summoned to Rowdies owner Bill Edwards’ office. Collins wasn’t exactly sure what the boss wanted, but after a two-hour meeting he went from being the cl...
Updated: 2 months ago
Rowdies coach Stuart Campbell steps down

Rowdies coach Stuart Campbell steps down

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay Rowdies chairman/CEO Bill Edwards and coach Stuart Campbell announced Thursday that Campbell will step down immediately."It has been wonderful working with Stuart these last few years, and we will miss him," Edwards s...
Updated: 2 months ago