TAMPA — Perry Van Der Beck says he'll always be a Rowdie, but after parting ways with the team, he's also something else now.
ST. PETERSBURG — He's the Rowdies captain now, and seemingly for every other soccer team he's been on, but growing up in a rugby town could have easily set Tamika Mkandawire onto a different career path.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Rowdies, playing without captain Tamika Mkandawire (illness), crashed out of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, falling 4-0 to the Columbus Crew of MLS.
Fourth round, U.S. Open Cup
Rowdies at Columbus Crew, 7
Notable: The Rowdies advanced to the fourth round by defeating FC Cincinnati 1-0 on June 1 at Al Lang Stadium. This is the farthest Tampa Bay has advanced in the tournament since making the round of 16 in 2013, when it …
Spring season? Don't make Georgi Hristov laugh.
JACKSONVILLE — The Rowdies entered Saturday with an outside shot at winning the NASL's spring season title but fell short with a 1-1 tie against Jacksonville.
There is much more to the Beard than the beard.
ST. PETERSBURG — Georgi Hristov was the NASL's Most Valuable Player in 2013 but had seen a statistical slip in recent years. Saturday marked the height of a recent turnaround, a great sign for the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
ST. PETERSBURG — Cup competitions in soccer can be a tricky proposition. Out of necessity they intertwine with the regular season, and if a squad has a key game in three days, the cup contest can take a backseat.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies held off a persistent effort from third-division Cincinnati, riding an early Georgi Hristov score to a 1-0 victory Wednesday in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.