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Rowdies are scoreless in disappointing draw with Atlanta

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The continuing headache of the Tampa Bay Rowdies‘ offense continued to haunt the team Saturday night in Atlanta. The Rowdies, once again, failed to score in a 0-0 draw with the Atlanta Silverbacks. Tampa Bay, trying desperately to get into the league’s top four in the combined standings, could have used the points that a victory would have brought. Instead, Tampa Bay got a point, but only one, in the draw. Going scoreless was hardly a new thing for the…

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Rowdies drill Silverbacks, finish in second

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Their biggest victory of the season was not enough to catch the New York Cosmos Saturday night, but the Tampa Bay Rowdies nonetheless won a decisive victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks to conclude their spring season. The Rowdies won 3-0, getting goals from Corey Hertzog, Martin Nunez and Georgi Hristov in the victory. Goaltender Matt Pickens recorded his third shutout of the year. “We wanted to get into the break with a win,” Rowdies’ coach Thomas Rongen said. “Somewhere in the…

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Rowdies’ Maicon Santos looks forward to return, to chasing Cosmos

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The way Maicon Santos looks at it, the task is fairly simple. The Rowdies win by three. The Cosmos lose by three. Just that. Okay, okay. It’s a big chore. The Tampa Bay Rowdies have only scored three goals in a game once all year, and they haven’t beaten anyone by that many. Still, it’s a shot, which no other team in the NASL has, so Tampa Bay will take it. “It’s not impossible,” said forward Santos, the team’s leading…

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