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Rowdies defender Damion Lowe set to play matches for Jamaica

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New Tampa Bay Rowdies defender Damion Lowe will spend some of the next month defending his country. Lowe will play for Jamaica’s national team twice in February, including a friendly match against the U.S. Men’s National Team. This will be Lowe’s third call up to the senior national team, after making his debut in October 2016 against Guyana and later starting against Suriname in November. “It’s an amazing opportunity to once again represent Jamaica,” said Lowe. “Both matches will be very…

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Rowdies pluck English defender Luke Boden from Orlando

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies didn’t have to go very far for their latest addition. The Rowdies added defender Luke Boden, who has made 45 appearances for Orlando City in the MLS over the last two seasons. He made 95 USL appearances from 2011-2014. Boden, 28, is originally from Sheffield, England. Luke is a great addition to our team,” Rowdies’ coach Stuart Campbell said. “He brings a great deal of experience to our side having played in so many matches at…

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Rowdies re-sign Tampa Bay’s own Darnell King to contract

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies have added another key piece to their lineup with the re-signing of defender Darnell King. King, 26, just completed his second season with the Rowdies. His signing was the 11th of the Tampa Bay team. King, 26, is set for his third season in Tampa Bay and is the 11th player to return to the Rowdies this offseason. He played 32 matches for the Rowdies in 2016. The only two matches he did not appear in…

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Rowdies add Scottish defender Neill Collins to their roster

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While in Europe, the Tampa Bay Rowdies picked up a little help. The Rowdies signed veteran Scottish defender Neill Collins of Sheffield United, where he has made more than 200 appearances since 2011. “He’s a big, strong, commanding centerback,” Tampa Bay Rowdies coach Stuart Campbell said. “When you look at his background, it speaks for itself. Neill is a big signing for us. He brings a lot of experience to the dressing room and he’s at a great age for a…

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