Saturday’s Rowdies match in Bethlehem postponed due to Hurricane Irma

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies’ weekend match in Pennsylvania against the Bethlehem Steel FC scheduled for Saturday, September 9 has been postponed due to the potential impact on Florida from Hurricane Irma.

The Rowdies will return to Tampa Bay on Thursday following tonight’s match against the Harrisburg City Islanders, allowing them to prepare for the potential impact the hurricane may have on their families.

The match in Bethlehem will be played Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. ET. Stay tuned to RowdiesSoccer.com for the most current information

“The league understood the Rowdies’ desire to return home to attend to personal matters and be with family ahead of the potential arrival of Hurricane Irma this weekend,” said USL VP of League Operations Brett Luy. “We appreciate the understanding shown by Steel FC in this situation.”

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