Friday, 29 October 2010

Rowdies Snap Shots - Bernard Hartze

A recent photo of 1975 Rowdie - Bernard Hartze, who has agreed to coach an up and coming VodaCom team, the Western Cape Sports School, in South Africa. The league is below the elite Premier Soccer League, but the challenge excites Hartze. Rated by some, as the best South African player. Bernard relishes the opportunity to bring the next generation of South African talent through.

Monday, 25 October 2010

Rodney Marsh's New Book 'Loose Cannon'

It's Official! - Rodney Marsh's new book 'Loose Cannon' is released in time for Christmas.
If you would like to order a signed copy please email Joanna at EMG Sports. Email: jo@emg-sports.com

Rowdies Press Photos - Paul Hammond, Stewart Scullion, Alex Pringle, Stewart Jump and John Boyle

Goalmouth action with goalkeeper Paul Hammond saving a shot, with Stewart Scullion, Alex Pringle, Stewart Jump and John Boyle in attendance. During Soccer Bowl '75.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1981 Rowdies Mug Shots

An 8" x 10" photo sheet showing the 1981 Rowdies Mug Shots, of Perry Van Der Beck, Jan Van Der Veen, Steve Wegerle, Frank Worthington, Coach Gordon Jago, Assistant Coach Keith Peacock, George Strawbridge and Charles Serednesky.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1991 Rowdies KICKIN' Magazine


Peter Vermes took his turn on the cover for the game against the Montreal Supra, May 10th.
The games for 1991 were played at the USF Soocer Stadium.
Rowdies 3 (Moreira, Ward, Vermes) vs. Supra 1, Att: 2,967

Rowdies Memorabilia - Rowdies Raincoat

A Rowdies raincoat from the NASL years, on the reverse side it has TAMPA BAY printed onto it.

Rowdies Press Photos - Winston DuBose

Goalkeeper Winston DuBose with his broken right hand in plaster, in 1981.

Rowdies Press Photos - Luis Fernando and Tom Boric

Luis Fernandez and goalkeeper Tom Boric in action during a training session at Tampa Stadium, in 1982.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Eddie Firmani

Coach Eddie Firmani and Liz Giglio in 1976.
Many thanks to Isabella Liz Giglio Campisi for this photo.

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 Rowdies Mug Shots

An 8" x 10" photo sheet showing the 1980 Rowdies Mug Shots, of Peter Anderson, Petar Baralic, Zeljko Bilecki, Peter Chandler, Kevin Clinton, Mike Connell, Winston DuBose and Oscar Fabbiani.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mike Connell

Mike Connell goes through the legs of New York Cosmos' Franz Beckenbauer in an effort to steal the ball, during a game at Giants Stadium in 1978.
Many thanks to David Hoebarth.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Rowdies Backroom Staff Polo Shirt

A Rowdies Backroom Staff Polo Shirt, from the NASL years.

The Rowdies logo is embroidered.

Rowdies Press Photos - Terry Rowe

Terry Rowe, 1991.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 Rowdies Mug Shots

An 8" x 10" photo sheet showing the 1980 Rowdies Mug Shots, of John Gorman, Sandje Ivanchukov, Refik Kozic, Wes McLeod, Paul Mott, Farrukh Quraishi, Neill Roberts and Dave Taber.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Rodney Marsh and Derek Smethurst

Rodney Marsh, Liz Giglio and Derek Smethurst in 1976.
Many thanks to Isabella Liz Giglio Campisi for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Don Tobin

Don Tobin, sporting a wonderful 80's hairstyle, whilst with the Canton Invaders.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jan Van Der Veen

Jan Van Der Veen is challenged by Ft. Lauderdale Strikers' Mike Walsh in 1983.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Derek Smethurst

A recent photo of Derek Smethurst with his friend Mel Ayres.
Many thanks to Beverley Mason Smethurst for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 Rowdies Mug Shots

An 8" x 10" photo sheet showing the 1980 Rowdies Mug Shots, of Perry Van Der Beck, Jan Van Der Veen, Steve Wegerle, Coach Gordon Jago, Assistant Coach Keith Peacock, George Strawbridge and Charles Serednesky.

Friday, 8 October 2010

Perry Van Der Beck Has His #12 Jersey Retired

Perry Van Der Beck becomes the second player ever in Rowdies' History to have his number retired, the other being Steve Wegerle (7) in 1989. Pictured with Perry are his former team-mates: Winston Dubose, Peter Ward, Alan Anderson, Farrukh Quraishi, Peter Anderson, Eddie Austin, Neill Roberts and 1984 trainer Steve Horne.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Chandler

Peter Chandler challenges Atlanta Chiefs' goalkeeper Lou Cioffi and defender Bruce Savage, during the 1980-81 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Press Photos - Art Kramer

Art Kramer on the right with some of the silverware, he won with the Canton Invaders, during the '80's.

Saturday, 2 October 2010