Saturday, 27 February 2010

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Rowdies Snap Shots - Oscar Fabbiani

A recent photo of Oscar Fabbiani.

Rowdies Press Photos - Petar Baralic

Petar Baralic in action against the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, with Arsene Auguste in the background. During the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Signed Cards - 1993 Rowdies David Vaudreuil

Today, I received a reply back from David Vaudreuil, who kindly signed my Rowdies card.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Rowdies Video - 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Toronto Metros-Croatia (PO) 8/24/1976 Part 1

Rowdies Press Photos - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh plays the ball past Cosmos' Franz Beckenbauer at Giants Stadium in 1977.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani for President in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1979 Wowdies

Wowdie Nora Lucas is head over heals in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - Steve Wegerle

Steve Wegerle crosses the ball as Cosmos' Eskandarian tries to block, at Giants Stadium in 1979.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Dave Taber

Dave Taber 2010.
Many thanks to Dave for this photo.

Rowdies Snap Shots - 1976 Wowdies

Four of the 1976 Wowdies, on Fannies Day at Tampa Stadium.
Many thanks to Dan Perez.

Rowdies Press Photos - Hot Legs Advertisement

The "Hot Legs" advertisement, showing Gregg Thompson, Roy Wegerle, Steve Wegerle and Wowdie Pam Seals in 1984.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Osvaldo Ardiles 1983 FKS Publishers Card

Osvaldo Ardiles' 1983 FKS Publishers card, whilst he was at Tottenham Hotspur.

Saturday, 13 February 2010

Rowdies Video - 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Toronto Metros-Croatia (PO) 8/24/1976 Part 3

Rowdies Press Photos - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh in action, 1979.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani signs for the fans in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - 1979 Wowdies

Wowdies Faye Farmer and Mary Ann Odenbrett hand out t-shirts on Adidas Night in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Derek Smethurst

A recent photo of Derek Smethurst.
Many thanks to Derek for this photo.

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell heads the ball away from a Dallas Tornado attack at Tampa Stadium in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Video - 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Toronto Metros-Croatia (PO) 8/24/1976 Part 2

Rowdies Press Photos - 1979 Wowdies

Wowdie Lorrie Bass helps out on Adidas Night in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - Winston DuBose

Winston DuBose grabs the ball, with Mike Connell watching.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh accepting his Most Popular Player Award in 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Eddie Firmani

Coach Eddie Firmani, arriving back at Tampa International Airport on the evening of 26th August, 1975, after winning Soccer Bowl '75.
Many thanks to Dan Perez.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani says thanks for being voted the Most Valuable Player for 1979.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Derek Smethurst BACKPASS Article

I just wanted to let you know about a wonderful publication called "BACKPASS" which covers retro football/soccer, in this particular edition is an excellent interview with Derek "The Stork" Smethurst.

Issue 10, is the latest edition, you can find out how to buy this and back issues at: http://www.backpassmagazine.co.uk/index.html
Many thanks to Derek Smethurst for this information.

Monday, 8 February 2010

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson is left stranded by Chicago Sting's Arno Steffenhagen at Tampa Stadium in 1978.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1977 Tampa Tribune Advertisement

A 1977 advertisement for the Tampa Tribune showing Adrian Alston against the Cosmos, Alston and Derek Smethurst against the Vancouver Whitecaps, Joey Fink and Kevin Eagan.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Press Photos - Tom Maurer

Tommy Maurer looks for a way out, as two Strikers close him down, during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Video - 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Toronto Metros-Croatia (PO) 8/24/1976 Part 6

Rowdies Snap Shots - Jimmy McGeough

A recent photo of Jimmy and Terra McGeough. Jimmy played for the Rowdies in 1992 and 1993.
Many thanks to both Jimmy and Terra for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell, indoor 1980-81.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Rodney Marsh Drawing

An artist drawing of Rodney Marsh from August 2nd, 1977.

Rowdies Press Photos - Perry Van Der Beck

Perry Van Der Beck crosses the ball, with Cosmos' keeper Hubert Birkenmeier awaiting for the cross, in 1979.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Press Photos - Arsene Auguste

Arsene Auguste goes into a 50-50 tackle with Ft. Lauderdale Strikers' David Irving during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Marcelino Oliveira

Marcelino Oliveira makes a tackle on Montreal Manic's Fran O'Brien in 1982.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Friday, 5 February 2010

Rowdies Snap Shots - Chris Charles

Chris Charles 1992.
Many thanks to Chris for this photo.

Rowdies Video - 1976 Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Toronto Metros-Croatia (PO) 8/24/1976 Part 4

Rowdies Press Photos - Arsene Auguste and Petar Baralic

Arsene Auguste is about to receive the ball from Petar Baralic during the 1980 indoor season against the Strikers' Colin Fowles. In front of the Rowdies' bench with trainer Ken Schields, Jan Van Der Veen, Keith Peacock, Tom Maurer, Coach Gordon Jago and Doug Wark watching on.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Steve Wegerle

Steve Wegerle 1980.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Wes McLeod

Wes McLeod 1977.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jim Fleeting

Jim Fleeting and Winston DuBose feel the hurt after New York Cosmos' Dennis Tueart scores during Soccer Bowl '78.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Tony Frankovich

A recent photo of Tony Frankovich enjoying the outdoor life. Tony played for the Rowdies during the 1986-87 AISA season.
Many thanks to Tony for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell tussels with Drillers' Johnny Anton in 1979.
Many thanks to Johnny Anton.

Rowdies Press Photos - Zeljko Bilecki

Edmonton Drillers' Johnny Anton shoots towards the Rowdies' goal, with Mike Connell and Zeljko Bilecki standing in his way during the 1979 season.
Many thanks to Johnny Anton for this photo.

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Rowdies Snap Shots - Gordon Jago


Coach Gordon Jago chats to the fans, upon his return from the 1978 Soccer Bowl defeat, at Tampa International Airport.

Many thanks to Dan Perez.

Rowdies Press Photos - John Gorman

John Gorman in action against the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Steve Wegerle

Steve Wegerle takes on a Minnesota Kicks' player in 1977.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.