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Rowdies clinch playoff berth with 3-2 win over New York

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For the first time since 2012, the Tampa Bay Rowdies are headed to the postseason. The Rowdies clinched their spot in the USL Cup Playoffs and moved up to second place in the Eastern Conference standings with a 3-2 win over New York Red Bulls II on Wednesday night at Al Lang Stadium. A goal from Joe Cole and a brace from Marcel Schäfer booked Tampa Bay’s ticket to the postseason. “We played really, really well,” Rowdies Head Coach Stuart…

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Tampa Bay Rowdies earn hard-fought 3-2 win in Harrisburg

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies are coming home three points richer after putting in an impressive showing in a 3-2 win over the Harrisburg City Islanders at FNB Field Wednesday night.

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Rowdies fall to Red Bulls 4-2

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies lost 4-2 against New York Red Bulls II on Saturdayafternoon at MSU Soccer Park in Montclair, New Jersey. Goals from Martin Paterson and Hunter Gorskie weren’t enough to earn point on the road against a speedy Red Bulls side. 17 minutes into the game, the Rowdies found themselves down a goal after midfielder Andrew Tinari found himself in space and blasted a shot into the top corner of the goal.

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Tampa Bay Rowdies overpower Louisville City FC in 2-0 win

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On the night that Georgi Hristov became the new record holder for most appearances for the modern Tampa Bay Rowdies, Georgi Hristov did what Georgi Hristov does best. Hristov scored the first goal of the night as the Rowdies knocked Louisville City FC from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 2-0 win in front of 5,410 fans at Al Lang Stadium. Hristov entered the match tied with Takuya Yamada on 120 official appearances for the Rowdies and entered the…

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After early lead, Tampa Bay Rowdies suffer first defeat on late Charleston goal

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Suffering the first home defeat of the season Saturday night, the Tampa Bay Rowdies lost 3-2 to the visiting Charleston Battery on an 89th-minute goal. Tampa Bay led in the first half and then conceded twice in the last five minutes to trail 2-1 at halftime. The Rowdies pulled even in the second half but conceded in the 89th minute to lose. “I’m disappointed in the goals that we conceded,” Rowdies Head Coach Stuart Campbell said. “We’ve been so good…

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Tampa Bay Rowdies finalize 2017 Opening Day roster

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies round out their roster by signing three more players ahead of next weekend’s season opener, pending league and federation approval. Forward Martin Paterson, goalkeeper Akira Fitzgerald and defender Kyle Porter have all earned contracts after lengthy trials with the Rowdies. The trio arrived in February to train with Tampa Bay and play in preseason matches. Paterson, 29, has appeared in four matches as a trialist and scored the Rowdies’ game-winning goal against the University of Tampa…

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Tampa Bay Rowdies sign former MLS No. 1 overall pick Danny Mwanga to one-year deal

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies have begun to add much-needed depth to the club’s front-line. Forward Danny Mwanga, the 2010 MLS draft’s No. 1 overall pick, has signed a one-year contract with the team. The deal also includes a club option for 2017. The big off-season addition is coming on the heels of a fall season that saw the Rowdies score the second-lowest team point total in the NASL: just 20. Compare that to the league-leading 45 points scored by the…

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