Friday, 29 January 2010

Rowdies Memorabilia - Tony Morley 1983 FKS Publishers Card

Tony Morley's 1983 FKS Publishers card, whilst he was at Aston Villa.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1978 Wowdies

Two of the Wowdies go through their routine at Tampa Stadium in 1978.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Snap Shots - John Bluem

Original Rowdie John Bluem with his friend Kevin Irvin in October 2009.
Many thanks to John for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh signs autographs in 1977.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Wes McLeod

Wes McLeod during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani in action against the San Jose Earthquakes in 1979.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - Mark Lindsay

Cosmos' Pele manages to get a shot in, despite close attention from Mark Lindsay, with Farrukh Quraishi and Rodney Marsh in 1976.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - Arsene Auguste

Arsene Auguste battles with Strikers' Tony Crescitelli, during the 1980 indoor season, with Farrukh Quraishi in the foreground.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Billy Sweetzer

A recent photo of Billy Sweetzer playing with his brother's (Gordon Sweetzer, former Toronto Blizzard player) dogs. Billy played in 5 games for the Rowdies in 1981.
Many thanks to Billy's nephew Darren Weeks for this excellent photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies Press/Field Pass

A 1976 Press/Field Pass.
Many thanks to Scott Ross.

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - 1976 Thank You From Francisco Marcos

"A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words" - this photo shows Wes McLeod, Arsene Auguste, Steve Wegerle and Sandje Ivanchukov thanking the Fannies for their support.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - Petar Baralic

Petar Baralic in action in Tampa Stadium, with Wes McLeod in the background.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Signed Cards - 1990 Rowdies Mark Wright


Mark Wright's signed Rowdies card.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Chico Moreira 1989-90 MISL Trading Card

Chico Moreira's  1989-90 MISL card, produced by Pacific Trading Cards, whilst he was at the Wichita Wings.

Monday, 25 January 2010

Rowdies Snap Shots - Mark Longwell

A recent photo of Mark Longwell with his family. Mark played for the Rowdies between 1983 and 1984.
Many thanks to Mark for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1982 Rowdies Press Release

A press release from 1982, telling of the Rowdies administration restructure.

Rowdies Press Photos - Farrukh Quraishi

Farrukh Quraishi blocks a shot from Atlanta Chiefs' George Nanchoff during the 1980 indoor season, with Zeljko Bilecki in the background.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1978 Goal Celebration

Mick McGuire, Wes McLeod and Steve Wegerle celebrate with goalscorer Mike Connell in 1978.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Graham Paddon 1972-73 FKS Publishers Card

Graham Paddon's 1972-73 FKS Publishers card, whilst he was at Norwich City.

Saturday, 23 January 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - The Wowdies

The Wowdies contribution to "Banner Night" of 1976.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1975 Rowdies Press/Field Pass

A Press/Field Pass for the Rowdies 1975 season, this was for sports announcer Scott Ross, not to be confused with the artist of the same name.
Many thanks to Scott for this photo.

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Rowdies Related Photos - Arcadia Shepherds

Here is a photo of the South African side the Arcadia Shepherds, featuring on the front row Rowdies' Mike Connell, Geoff Wegerle and Steve Wegerle. Year unknown.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1977 Barnett Bank Advertisement

An advertisement for Barnett Bank featuring Rodney Marsh from 1977.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1978 Family Day Out

The Rowdies enjoy a family day out in Tampa, with Graham Paddon, Ken Schields, Coach Gordon Jago, Steve Wegerle, Jim Fleeting, Luis Papandrea and Mirandinha in 1978.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Eddie Firmani

Rowdies Coach Eddie Firmani with his family in 2009.
Many thanks to the Firmani Family for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1976 Wowdies

Casey Craig......the littlest angel on the Wowdies in 1976.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - John Gorman

John Gorman and Perry Van Der Beck wait for Strikers' Ralbovsky to give them the ball, during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1976 Mascot - Troy Pierce

Troy Pierce, the Rowdies' official 1976 mascot bangs his drum at Tampa Stadium.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Lenny Glover 1972-73 FKS Publishers Card

Lenny Glover's 1972-73 FKS Publishers card, whilst he was at Leicester City.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mirandinha

Mirandinha 1978.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Monday, 18 January 2010

Rowdies Snap Shots - Peter Ward

Peter and Jacqueline Cagnina- Ward photographed at Christmas 2009. Peter played for the Rowdies in 1989 and 1991.
Many thanks to both Peter and Jacqueline for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Tom Maurer

Tom Maurer is out numbered by two Strikers' players during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell, Refik Kozic and Zeljko Bilecki look for answers, after Jado Hasanbegovic had scored for the Memphis Rogues. The Rowdies lost 0-2, this was to be Bilecki's last appearance for the Rowdies before being traded to the LA Aztecs.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jan Van Der Veen

Jan Van Der Veen attacks the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Jon Parry

Jon and Kelly Parry in Las Vegas. Jon appeared in 5 games for the Rowdies in 1993.
Many thanks to both Jon and Kelly for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Davie Robb

Goalmouth action from the opening game of the 1978 season, against the Memphis Rogues at Tampa Stadium. With Davie Robb in the middle of the Rowdies' attack.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - Ian Anderson and Don Tobin

Sat on the floor are the late Ian Anderson, who played for the Rowdies in 1977 and 1981, and Don Tobin who played between 1988 and 1989. This was taken whilst with the Canton Invaders.

Rowdies Press Photos - Perry Van Der Beck

Perry Van Der Beck on the ball at Giants Stadium, with Rodney Marsh watching on in 1979.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Press Photos - The Wowdies

The Wowdies try their luck at shooting, at Tampa Stadium in 1980.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Paul Dougherty 1989-90 MISL Trading Card

Paul Dougherty's  1989-90 MISL card, produced by Pacific Trading Cards, whilst he was at the Baltimore Blast.

Friday, 15 January 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

California Surf's Alan Mayer grabs the ball away from Oscar Fabbiani, in 1980.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Frantz St. Lot


Frantz St. Lot, upon his arrival at Tampa International Airport, after Soccer Bowl '78.
Many thanks to Dan Perez.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1977 Goal Celebration

Adrian Alston, Derek Smethurst and Rodney Marsh rush to mob goalscorer Ian Anderson, who had just scored on his debut against the New York Cosmos in 1977.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Monday, 11 January 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - Refik Kozic

Refik Kozic tackles from behind on Whitecaps' Valentine in 1983.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Farrukh Quraishi

Farrukh Quraishi in a 2009 festive mood.
Many thanks to Lisa Brock for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Arsene Auguste

Arsene Auguste wins the battle over Strikers' David Irving, during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh in action against the Cosmos in 1979, with Wes McLeod.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani takes on Philadelphia Fury's John Dempsey at Tampa Stadium in 1980.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Wes McLeod

Wes McLeod is tackled by Whitecaps' Ray Lewington during Soccer Bowl '79.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Michael Brady 1987-88 MISL Trading Card

Michael Brady's 1987-88 MISL card, produced by Pacific Trading Cards, whilst at the Baltimore Blast.