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Rowdies give new coach Stuart Campbell win over Cosmos

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There has been a lot for the Tampa Bay Rowdies to forget lately. A long losing streak. The firing of a coach and general manager. Last place. Finally, the Rowdies found something to remember Saturday night. The Rowdies upset a strong New York Cosmos team, 2-0, on Saturday night, giving new coach Stuart Campbell his first victory in America. Campbell, an Englishman, won as interim manager of Bristol in his native country before joining the Rowdies four years ago. Tampa…

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Rowdies come from two goals down to earn a draw

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A tie was something, at least. And for a team that has had a lot  of nothing over the last several weeks, it will do. The Tampa Bay Rowdies rallied from a two-goal deficit to gain a 2-2 tie against first-place Ottawa Saturday night in Ottawa, giving new coach Stuart Campbell the first point of his regime. Tampa Bay scored the equalizer on a goal by Darwin Espinal in the 87th minute. Tampa Bay had been in a horrid slump,…

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Rowdies still have a shot after shorthanded victory

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They stayed alive, bless their short little hands. The Tampa Bay Rowdies, still clinging to one final hope in the spring NASL season, at least kept their possibilities alive Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium, beating Edmonton 2-1 to take over second place in the league standings. The Rowdies now trail the New York Cosmos by three points in the league standings. To win the title, Tampa Bay would have to beat Atlanta, which is tied for last in the…

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