Tuesday, 30 June 2009

The Rowdies Song Video



The Rowdies Song was released in 1975, here it is, in it's entirety from my own copy. With photos of the Rowdies from 1975 to 1984.

Sunday, 28 June 2009

Derek Smethurst's New Website


Check out Derek Smethurst's new Soccer Academy website at: http://www.soccerforwinning.com/

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Monday, 22 June 2009

Rowdies Press Photos - Manny Rojas

Manny Rojas against the 'Quakes, during the 1983-84 indoor season.

Rowdies Press Photos - Roy Wegerle

NASL All-Stars' Thomas Rongen tackles Roy Wegerle during the 1986 Coca-Cola Classic International Soccer Series.

Rowdies Press Photos - Brand, Nogly

Goalkeeper Jack Brand and Peter Nogly celebrate a win over the San Jose Earthquakes in 1982, with Mike Connell and Terry Moore.

Rowdies Press Photos - John Gorman

John Gorman makes a tackle in 1980.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Wes McLeod

Wes McLeod during an indoor game.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell fights to get past a Chicago Sting player for the ball, with Refik Kozic and Perry Van Der Beck in attendance.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Boris Bandov's Game Worn Jersey

Boris Bandov's Soccer Bowl '78 game worn jersey. He was an unused substitute for the game.

Rowdies Press Photos - Clyde Best

Clyde Best against the 'Quakes in 1976.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Stewart Jump

Cosmos' Chinaglia is marked by Stewart Jump, during a game at Tampa Stadium in 1976.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Roy Wegerle

Roy Wegerle, whose goal tied the game with Dundee United, during the 1986 Coca-Cola Classic International Soccer Series.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Tony Crudo's Game Worn Jersey

Tony Crudo's Soccer Bowl '78 game worn jersey. He was an unused substitute for the game.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Hucker, Gary Chivers, Steve Wicks and David Kerslake

High-five celebrations, goalkeeper Peter Hucker and Gary Chivers commemorate the Rowdies' shootout win over Dundee United in the 1986 Coca-Cola Classic International Soccer Series. With Steve Wicks and David Kerslake joining in.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Wim Suurbier 1972-73 Vanderhout Card

Wim Suurbier's 1972-73 Vanderhout card, whilst he was at Dutch side Ajax.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mark Lindsay

Las Vegas Quicksilvers' Humberto with Mark Lindsay in 1977.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Neill Roberts

Neill Roberts celebrates scoring a goal in 1984.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Osvaldo Ardiles 1979 Panini Football 79 Card

Osvaldo Ardiles' 1979 Panini Football 79 card, whilst he was at Tottenham Hotspur.

Rowdies Press Photos - Roy Wegerle

Roy Wegerle gets past Golden Bay Earthquakes' Leonardo Cuellar in 1984.

Rowdies Press Photos - Wes McLeod

Strikers' Thomas Rongen pleads his innocence, after bringing down Wes McLeod.

Signed Cards - 1988 Rowdies Alan Day

Alan Day's signed Rowdies card.

Rowdies Press Photos - Arsene Auguste

Cosmos' Steve Hunt Jumps over Arsene Auguste's tackle, at Giants Stadium.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - John Gorman

John Gorman ends up on his backside.

Rowdies Press Photos - Steve Wegerle

Steve Wegerle during an indoor game at the Bayfront Center.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Manchester United Poster

A poster that was used in the papers to promote the Exhibition Game against Manchester United.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Carl Bennett

Carl Bennett, enjoys a game of baseball, during a family day in 1982.
Thanks again to Vickie Moxley.

Friday, 19 June 2009

Rowdies Press Photos - John Gorman

John Gorman lobs the ball over an opponent.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Frank Worthington 1971-72 FKS Publishers Card

Frank Worthington's 1971-72 FKS Publishers card, whilst he was at Huddersfield Town.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell in action against the Earthquakes.

Rowdies Press Photos - Farrukh Quraishi

Farrukh Quraishi.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jan Van Der Veen

Jan Van Der Veen replaces the turf.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Joey Fink

Dallas Tornado goalkeeper Kenny Cooper stops a Joey Fink shot at goal during an indoor game in 1978.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Thursday, 18 June 2009

Rowdies Press Photos - Orangutan Rowdie

An orangutan used for a promotional event, should he be included on the Rowdies All-Time Roster? - LOL
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jan Van Der Veen

Jan Van Der Veen.

Rowdies Press Photos - Rodney Marsh and The Wowdies

Rodney Marsh poses with The Wowdies before a game in 1977.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Stewart Jump

Stewart Jump and Mike Connell watch Pele do his overhead kick in 1977.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mark Lindsay


Mark Lindsay tussels with Cosmos' Pele in 1976.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Tony Want 1972-73 FKS Publishers Card

Tony Want's 1972-73 FKS Publishers card, whilst he was at Birmingham City.

Rowdies Press Photos -Farrukh Quraishi Steve Wegerle and Tony Crudo

Farrukh Quraishi and Tony Crudo, congratulate Steve Wegerle after scoring in an indoor game.

Rowdies Press Photos - Rowdies Celebrate A Goal

The Rowdies celebrate a Roy Wegerle goal in 1984, with Steve and Roy Wegerle, Neill Roberts, Mike Connell and Refik Kozic.

Rowdies Press Photos - John Gorman

John Gorman and a linesman.

Rowdies Press Photos - Neill Roberts

Giants Stadium is the venue, Neill Roberts watches Cosmos' goalkeeper Birkenmeier catch the ball, in 1981.
Thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Tatu

The Roughnecks get the run around from Tatu during an indoor game.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Wes McLeod

Wes McLeod, in 1982.
Many thanks to Vickie Moxley.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani during an indoor game against the New England Tea men.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson in the thick of it, with Mike Connell paying close attention.

Rowdies Press Photos - Perry Van Der Beck and Wes McLeod

Perry Van Der Beck and Wes McLeod both celebrate a Rowdies goal.