Previews

Coastal Cup Finale Preview

The legendary Rodney Marsh has a message for all the Rowdies doubters. The Rowdies might currently be down, but they’re certainly not out yet. And most importantly, they’re still our Rowdies and they need our unwavering support as they try to right the ship. Saturday night’s Coastal Cup finale may be the most important game […]

News

Inception of the Rowdies-Strikers Rivalry

After exhaustive research (google) the Unused Substitutes have unearthed a preview that ran in the, at the time, St. Petersburg Times the day of the first official game between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Fort Lauderdale Strikers on May 7,1977.The original NASL Strikers started out as the Miami Gatos in 1972. In 1973 they re-branded […]

Recaps

Rowdies Shut Out By The Eddies

The Rowdies were shut out by another Canadian side this week. This time the blow on the road against Edmonton in a 1-0 defeat. Edmonton’s lone goal from Lance Laing in the 64th minute was enough for the victory as the Rowdies impotent attacking form continued on from last week’s 2-0 loss to Ottawa. Ricky […]