When Bill Edwards took over as principal owner of the Tampa Bay Rowdies in December, one of the first priorities for the St. Petersburg businessman was to re-sign coach Ricky Hill.
ST. PETERSBURG — During the offseason, the Rowdies re-signed reigning NASL Golden Ball winner Georgi Hristov and added 2013 league goal-scoring champion Brian Shriver to add potency to an already prolific attack.
ST. PETERSBURG — With a new principal owner in St. Petersburg businessman Bill Edwards, new players boasting considerable high-level experience and versatility, and new midfield seats providing premium views of the pitch and waterfront, perhaps no season opener since the reintroduction of the Tampa Bay Rowdies in …
The Tampa Bay Rowdies this week signed 12-year old fan Cole Eicher to a contract, according to a news release from the team. Eicher, a midfielder on the St. Pete Raiders Youth Soccer Club, has been sidelined since February while undergoing the removal of a brain tumor and radiation treatments while battling cancer.
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.