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Archives: Tampa Bay Rowdies

Freddy Adu given opportunity to salvage his career at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Freddy Adu’s career trajectory has gone off the rails in the past few years. The one-time American prodigy who was compared to the greats of the game at a young age has cycled through club after club all over the … Continue reading

Tampa Bay Rowdies strike partnership with Brazilian club São Paulo FC

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Tampa Bay Rowdies announced a landmark historic partnership with Brazilian club São Paulo FC on Tuesday. According to a Rowdies club statement, “today [marks] a historic international partnership, that will strengthen both clubs’ visions of developing youth and professional … Continue reading

Listen to Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Fort Lauderdale Strikers from 7:30pm ET tonight

Posted on by Alex Muller
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One of the most historic rivalries in US soccer kicks off tonight when the Tampa Bay Rowdies hosts the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in a NASL game. Kickoff time is 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT. Tonight’s game will be the first Florida derby … Continue reading

Interview with Tampa Bay Rowdies’ Francisco Marcos about international development

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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USL Founder Francisco Marcos was recently hired by the Tampa Bay Rowdies of NASL to lead the club’s international development effort. Marcos, who for over four decades has been one of the most influential people in the development of both … Continue reading

Marcos Senna and Raul shine in New York Cosmos win against Tampa Bay

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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In a rebirth of the rivalry which defined the 1970s of North American professional soccer, the New York Cosmos played host to the Tampa Bay Rowdies in their NASL Spring Season home opener on Saturday night. Reintroduced to the league … Continue reading

New York Cosmos and Rowdies to renew one of the biggest US soccer rivalries Saturday

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Professional soccer in the United States is still relatively young when compared to that of other countries across the globe, but a few major traditional rivalries have developed through the years. Perhaps the biggest cross-sectional rivalry in the USA is the … Continue reading

Klinsmann may not be the right person for USMNT job, says Thomas Rongen

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tampa Bay Rowdies Head Coach Thomas Rongen says that Jurgen Klinsmann may not be the right person for the US Men’s National Team Head Coach position. In an exclusive interview with Soccer Morning, Rongen said “On the highest level, I’m … Continue reading

Listen to Soccer Morning with Thomas Rongen and David Amoyal live from 10-11:15am ET

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features guest Thomas Rongen and David Amoyal. Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, Soccer Morning features interviews with prominent journalists, players and coaches in addition to taking listener calls. Jason kicks off today’s … Continue reading

The Tampa Bay Rowdies’ Shrewd Changes Should Ensure Immediate Success in 2015

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Tampa Bay Rowdies have made big changes since the end of the 2014 North American Soccer League season. Coming off a season where the team struggled, new management has quickly made several moves, including a raid on the rival … Continue reading

An Interview With Former USA U-20 World Cup Defender Julian Valentin

Posted on by Edwin Jusino
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Former LA Galaxy defender and Tampa Bay Rowdies captain Julian Valentin enjoyed a three year career as a professional soccer player before retiring in 2011.  Before that, he led Wake Forest to to their first NCAA National Championship title in … Continue reading

MLS-Bound Orlando City Promotes Use of Smoke Bombs Despite Skirmish in Tampa Bay

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On Sunday night, four Orlando City Soccer Club fans were arrested in Tampa on a variety of charges after fights, disorderly behavior and smoke bombs broke out in an exhibition game against Tampa Bay Rowdies. In addition to the four arrests, … Continue reading

How Orlando City’s Move to MLS Will Impact the Other Soccer Teams in Florida

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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For many years Florida was a barren wasteland for professional soccer. From 2002 to 2005, the state did not boast one professional franchise and a limited number of amateur PDL teams. Suddenly after only boasting a single professional team as … Continue reading

Interview With Luton Town and Rowdies Legend Ricky Hill: Voices Of Soccer [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Kartik Krishnaiyer recently sat down with Luton Town and Tampa Bay Rowdies legend Ricky Hill for the debut episode of the new weekly World Soccer Talk interview show, Voices of Soccer. In the episode, Tampa Bay Rowdies coach (and former Luton … Continue reading

Monday Soccer Insider With Kartik Krishnaiyer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund side will keep the Bundesliga race tight this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a player I had hoped several Premier League sides would pursue instead, ended up with the European runners-up as somewhat of an afterthought. On Saturday … Continue reading

Watch ‘Tampa Bay Rowdies: Trophies and Tradition’ — A World Soccer Talk Mini-Documentary

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Today marks the release of Tampa Bay Rowdies: Trophies and Tradition, a mini-documentary that focuses on one of the great soccer legacies in North America. Directed by Kartik Krishnaiyer and Joshua Tomlinson for World Soccer Talk, the 25-minute documentary takes … Continue reading

Tampa Bay Rowdies Legend Mike Connell to be Honored with Jersey Retirement

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Tampa Bay Rowdies, whose tradition and history will be the subject of a forthcoming World Soccer Talk video documentary, announced this week they would retire the kit number of legendary defender Mike Connell who played ten seasons with the … Continue reading

NASL’s Tampa Bay Rowdies Against Nottingham Forest and Ipswich From 1980-82 #ThrowbackThursday

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s always refreshing to see the tables turned. While English football clubs have been coming over to the United States to play pre-season friendlies for, off and on, a few decades, it’s seldom that US teams conduct their own tours … Continue reading