Tampa Bay Rowdies

  1. San Antonio beats Rowdies 2-0


    ST. PETERSBURG — Bolstered by two come-from-behind wins to start the NASL fall season, the Rowdies were oozing confidence before Saturday night's match against first-place San Antonio. But erasing yet another deficit proved too much to ask.

  2. Tampa Bay Rowdies host San Antonio on Saturday


    ST. PETERSBURG — For the sixth league match in a row and eighth time in the last nine overall, the Tampa Bay Rowdies gave up the first goal of the match Saturday when the Indy Eleven's Kleberson rifled a 25-yard shot past goalkeeper Matt Pickens in the 38th minute.

    Despite playing in both of the Rowdies’ fall season victories, goalie Matt Pickens continues to feel the effects of a quad injury suffered during a loss on May 17 to the New York Cosmos.
  3. Rowdies come back to defeat Indy Eleven


    Striker Georgi Hristov's goal in the 89th minute completed a comeback for the Rowdies, who defeated the host Indy Eleven 2-1 on Saturday night in the NASL.

  4. Rowdies-Indy Eleven preview

  5. Tampa Bay Rowdies rally to beat Atlanta 3-2


    ST. PETERSBURG — For the first 45 minutes of the Rowdies' NASL fall season opener against Atlanta, the bugaboos that plagued them through much of the spring resurfaced.

    The Rowdies are held scoreless until Casey Townsend, left, breaks through in the 58th minute against goalie Derby Carrillo.
  6. Rowdies aim to boost scoring touch


    ST. PETERSBURG — In one sequence during an intrasquad training match Thursday, 6-foot-4 Tampa Bay Rowdies forward Carl Cort leaped over a defender and powered a header into goal.

    For the first time this year, the Rowdies have virtually their entire arsenal of players, including forward Carl Cort, left.
  7. Rowdies fall to Orlando City again in exhibition


    ST. PETERSBURG — In five previous matches with in-state rival Orlando City, the Rowdies were beaten and bloodied by the Lions, losing all five by an aggregate score of 15-5.

  8. Tampa Bay Rowdies beat Fort Lauderdale 3-1


    ST. PETERSBURG — Prior to the Rowdies' friendly Friday against in-state rival Fort Lauderdale at Al Lang Stadium, coach Ricky Hill said the monthlong break between the NASL spring and fall campaigns has served to re-energize his squad as much mentally as physically.

  9. Rowdies believe new Al Lang turf will help; fireworks tonight


    ST. PETERSBURG — Rowdies midfielder Shane Hill shuffled his feet along the freshly laid Celebration Bermuda grass during the team's first training session on the new pitch Thursday at Al Lang Stadium.

    "The old field was difficult, because when the ball was rolling, we didn't know if it would stay true or bounce up, so we had to concentrate all the way," said Shane Hill, left, celebrating a goal with Keith Savage in 2013. [Times files (2013)]
  10. Rowdies GM critiques U.S. World Cup round of 16 loss

    World Cup

    The U.S. was trying to advance to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2002. So what went wrong against Belgium Tuesday and what does the national team need to do going forward? We asked Tampa Bay Rowdies general manager Perry Van Der Beck, who earned 23 caps with the U.S. national team from 1979-85.