Rowdies head coach brings intense passion to Tampa Bay

Collins played for the Rowdies from 2016 through his hiring as the team's new head coach in 2018. Before that, the Troon, Scotland native played for the Scottish national under 21 team and had a five-year stint with Sheffield United in England.

6 months later, Rowdies ready for championship game -- sort of

The Rowdies’ Eastern Conference championship banner hangs at Al Lang field as a reminder of what could have been. A COVID outbreak within the Rowdies team -- days before the USL's Championship – led to an abrupt cancelation of the title game on November 1.

Rowdies' season comes to an end after USL Championship Final is cancelled

The Rowdies soccer club discovered a number of additional positive coronavirus test results among the group of "covered persons" group on Saturday following positive tests from their head coach and assistant coaches Friday. Subsequently, the USL made the decision to cancel the Championship Final that was set for Sunday night.

Rowdies advance to USL Championship Final

Add the Tampa Bay Rowdies to the list of local championship contenders. The Rowdies took on Louisville City in the eastern conference final Saturday.

Rowdies are Tampa Bay's first professional team to return to play

The Rowdies were the first professional Tampa Bay team to return to practice under the cloud of COVID-19. They've been preparing for games for the last two months. Finally, Saturday night, they get to play the game they love for real, resuming the season at Al Lang Field against Atlanta United 2.