Eight years ago, they were high school rivals. The precocious upstart out of St. Petersburg against the battle-tested champion from Clearwater.
The Rowdies announced Friday they have signed two players, including starting goalie Diego Restrepo, to new contracts.
ST. PETERSBURG — With a pair of flat-screen televisions proclaiming "a new era" flanking him at the Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg businessman and philanthropist Bill Edwards announced Thursday that he had purchased a controlling interest in the Tampa Bay Rowdies and would immediately become principal owner of …
TAMPA — The 2013 season produced a number of great memories for Tampa Bay Rowdies fans, from the Rowdies' defeat of three-time U.S. Open Cup champion Seattle Sounders FC to the resumption of a longtime rivalry with the New York Cosmos after a 28-year hiatus in front of a record home crowd. The Rowdies, though, …
In late February, Bulgarian striker Georgi Hristov came to the Tampa Bay Rowdies as an unknown trialist just hoping to find a spot on the roster.
ST. PETERSBURG — With the NASL Soccer Bowl out of their grasp, the Rowdies focused on finishing second in the fall season standings with Minnesota United visiting Al Lang Stadium for the 2013 season finale.
ST. PETERSBURG — With New York's come-from-behind victory over San Antonio last Saturday, the Rowdies were eliminated from the NASL fall season title chase, and the Cosmos will face Atlanta in the Soccer Bowl on Nov. 9 to crown a new champion.
ST. PETERSBURG — On Sunday, the Rowdies were a couple of stoppage-time minutes away from being eliminated in the NASL fall season title chase.
N.Y. Tie keeps Rowdies' NASL hopes alive
ST. PETERSBURG — After Tampa Bay lost two straight to fall dangerously close to dropping out of the fall season title chase, coach Ricky Hill said the Rowdies would need to approach its final four matches like a single-elimination tournament.