Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tampa Bay Rowdies

Rowdies return with hectic schedule

Rowdies return with hectic schedule

ST. PETERSBURG — For months the Tampa Bay Rowdies hovered near the top of the United Soccer League's Eastern Conference standings, but all they've done lately is lose ground.Kind of how it goes when you don't play any matches.Tampa Bay returns ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Rowdies fall to New York Red Bulls II

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — The Rowdies started a three-game road trip with a 4-2 loss to New York Red Bulls II on Saturday.Martin Paterson and Hunter Gorskie had Tampa Bay's goals.The Rowdies (10-7-8) trailed 1-0 17 minutes into the game after midfielde...
Updated: 3 months ago

Rowdies settle for draw at home

ST. PETERSBURG — The good news for the Rowdies is that they still haven't lost a game at Al Lang Stadium since late April. The bad news is they had to settle for a 1-1 tie against Ottawa on Saturday night in front of 6,710 sweaty fans.Tampa Bay...
Updated: 3 months ago

Rowdies lose in St. Louis, snapping five-game unbeaten streak

ST. LOUIS — The Rowdies wasted an impressive comeback, losing 4-3 to St. Louis FC on Sunday to snap a five-game unbeaten streak.Tampa Bay (10-7-6) led 3-2 at halftime after trailing 2-0 within the first five minutes. Rowdies midfielder Marcel S...
Updated: 3 months ago

Rowdies offense catches up to defense

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay took control from the very beginning of Saturday's match against Harrisburg and never let up, scoring an early goal after one of many first-half corner kicks. What seemed mercilessly out of reach for much of the game,...
Updated: 3 months ago
Milestone in reach for Rowdies' Matt Pickens

Milestone in reach for Rowdies' Matt Pickens

ST. PETERSBURG — He's no gray beard yet, but Matt Pickens has been around a while as far as pro athletes go. And at age 35, he's still going plenty strong.On Saturday night, his longevity will place Pickens at a plateau that few modern-day Rowd...
Updated: 4 months ago
Jones: Not sure the MLS odds are in the Rowdies' favor

Jones: Not sure the MLS odds are in the Rowdies' favor

Whether you want to call it reading the tea leaves or a gut feeling or reading between the lines, it just feels like St. Pete's bid to get into the MLS is a long shot.
Updated: 4 months ago

Even without Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid a challenge for MLS All-Stars

CHICAGO — The greatest spectacle in soccer rolled into Chicago and even without its biggest attraction it still has managed to draw the eyes of the sport to the lakefront.Real Madrid, the two-time defending European champions and arguably the m...
Updated: 4 months ago
Rick Kriseman: MLS 'intrigued' by Tropicana Field site for soccer

Rick Kriseman: MLS 'intrigued' by Tropicana Field site for soccer

The St. Pete mayor has made it clear he'd love the Rays to stay, whether it's at the current Tropicana Field site or somewhere else in the county. But Kriseman floated an interesting potential alternative for the Trop on sports radio.
Updated: 4 months ago

Kriseman: Trop potential soccer site if Rays leave

St. Pete mayor Rick Kriseman has made it clear he'd love the Rays to stay in the city, whether it's the current Tropicana Field site or somewhere else in the county.  At the very least, Kriseman hopes the team remains in the the Tampa Bay region...
Updated: 4 months ago