Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Toros Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Miami Toros, played on July 24th, 1976, at Tampa Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 4-1.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Wes McLeod and Petar Baralic

Wes McLeod and Petar Baralic defend a free-kick, during the Rowdies 1980 indoor game with the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1977 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Chicago Sting, played on the 20th May, 1977 at Soldier Field. 
The Rowdies lost the game 3-4, with Adrian Alston and Derek Smethurst (2) getting the goals. Attendance: 3,233.
The Rowdies team that day was: Hammond, Quraishi, Connell, Jump, Eagen, Lindsay, Wegerle, McLeod, Alston, Marsh, Smethurst. 
Substitutes: Fink, Wit, St. Lot.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Steve Horne and Joey Fink

1984 Trainer Steve Horne and Joey Fink at a recent Rowdies' Reunion.
Many thanks to Farrukh Quraishi for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Tony Morley

A photo of former Rowdies' player Tony Morley, whilst on England duty in 1980.

Rowdies Press Photo - Shane Hill

Shane Hill's 2011 Rowdies mugshot.

Monday, 24 October 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1977 Tournament of Champions KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covered the Tournament of Champions, played at Giants Stadium on April 2nd, and April 3rd, 1977. 
April 2nd - The Rowdies outscored the Toronto Metros-Croatia, 2-1, after a tie-breaker, to win 1-0. With the goals scored by Rodney Marsh and Lenny Glover. They would play the New York Cosmos in the Final.
April 3rd - The Rowdies lost the Final 1-2, with Wes McLeod getting the only goal. Attendance: 11,098.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh celebrates by hanging from the crossbar after scoring against the Chicago Sting at Tampa Stadium in 1976.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Atoms Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Philadelphia Atoms, played on July 21sr, 1976, at Tampa Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 2-1.

Rowdies Snap Shots - 1979 American Conference Champions Display

The "1979 American Conference Champions" display at the new University of South Florida Soccer Stadium.
Many thanks to Craig Fossett for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Mirandinha

Memphis Rogues' Henry McCully battles with Mirandinha, during the 1979 season at the Liberty Bowl.
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 KICK INDOOR Magazine

This edition of the KICK INDOOR magazine is from the January 22nd, 1980 game played at the Detroit Express' Pontiac Silverdome. The Rowdies lost the game 4-5, with Oscar Fabbiani, Petar Baralic, Doug Wark and Peter Anderson getting the goals. Attendance: 3,787.
Can anyone help with me with the lineup?

Rowdies Press Photo - Mike Connell

Mike Connell attempts to stop New York Cosmos' Giorgio Chinaglia, at Tampa Stadium in 1978.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - 1980 Bayfront Center Fans

Rowdies' fans at the Bayfront Center enjoying the game against the Detroit Express during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Gordon Jago and Steve Wegerle

Coach Gordon Jago and Steve Wegerle, take a break during the 1980 indoor Championship Game against the Memphis Rogues at the Bayfront Center.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1983 Blizzard Program

This program covers the game against the Toronto Blizzard, played on the 11th May, 1983 at Exhibition Stadium. 
The Rowdies lost the game 1-3,with the only goal scored by Tatu. Attendance: 5,214. The Rowdies team that day was: Stars, Thompson, Kozic, Nogly, Connell, Roe, Gerber, Molina, Rojas, Tatu, Perez. 
Substitute: Bonvallet.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Rowdies Snap Shots - Zeljko Bilecki

Zeljko Bilecki, during the 1980 indoor game against the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Lenny Glover

A photo of former Rowdies' player Lenny Glover, whilst with Charlton Athletic in 1965.

Rowdies Press Photo - Stewart Scullion

Stewart Scullion at a Camp Kikinthagrass session in 1976.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - A Kick In The Grass Display

The "A Kick In The Grass" display at the new University of South Florida Soccer Stadium. 
Many thanks to Craig Fossett for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Metros-Croatia Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Toronto Metros-Croatia, played on July 17th, 1976, at Tampa Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 4-1.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh has a cup of Gatorade, to calm down after being substituted during Soccer Bowl '79.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Mike Connell

Mike Connell on the attack against the Detroit Express during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Clyde Best

Clyde Best puts the Rowdies in front, 3-2, with this goal in the 1976 NASL Indoor Final against the Rochester Lancers' 'keeper Meno Droegmiller. The Rowdies scored three more times to win the game 6-4.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Perry Van Der Beck and Don Droege

Perry Van Der Beck and Don Droege meet up in St. Louis.
Many thanks to Kevin Kluge for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani loses out to Vancouver Whitecaps' John Craven, during Soccer Bowl '79, with Wes McLeod in the background.

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Rowdies Press Photo - Winston DuBose

New York Cosmos' Steve Hunt tries for goal against Winston DuBose, during Soccer Bowl '78.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

New York Cosmos' Pino Wilson goes up over the shoulder of Rodney Marsh to intercept the ball, during the 1978 game at Giants Stadium. The Rowdies lost the game 1-2.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Cosmos Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the New York Cosmos, played on July 14th, 1976, at Yankee Stadium. 
The Rowdies lost 4-5.

Rowdies Snap Shots - The Rowdies In International Play Display

"The Rowdies In International Play" display at the new University of South Florida Soccer Stadium.
Many thanks to Craig Fossett for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Randy Garber

Randy Garber at a Camp Kikinthagrass session in 1976.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Saturday, 15 October 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine is from the March 18th, 1980 Exhibition game played at the Vancouver Whitecaps' Empire Stadium. The Rowdies tied the game 1-1, but won 2-1, after a shootout, with the goal scored by Wes McLeod. Wes and Steve Wegerle scored in the shootout.
Can anyone help with me with the lineup, attendance?

Rowdies Snap Shots - Doug Wark

Doug Wark in action against the Detroit Express during the 1980 indoor season.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 Mike Connell Advertisement

An advertisement to "Meet Mike Sunday". This appeared in a newspaper dated March 14th, 1980.

Rowdies Press Photo - John Gorman

John Gorman leaps over an unknown Edmonton Drillers' player at Tampa Stadium in 1979.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rowdies vs. Cosmos Action

Refik Kozic and Winston DuBose wait in anticipation as New York Cosmos' Franz Beckenbauer drives towards the Rowdies' goal, at Giants Stadium in 1980.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Friday, 14 October 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Diplomats Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Washington Diplomats, played on July 10th, 1976, at Tampa Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 1-0.

Rowdies Press Photo - Stewart Jump and Rodney Marsh

Stewart Jump and Rodney Marsh combine to stop New York Cosmos' Giorgio Chinaglia, in 1976.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Press Photo - Derek Smethurst

Derek Smethurst is outjumped by Portland Timbers' Tommy McLaren, during Soccer Bowl '75. As Clyde Best and Malcolm Linton watch the action.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Cornelia Corbett

Former Rowdies owner Cornelia Corbett at the naming ceremony of the University of South Florida Soccer Stadium - Corbett Stadium.
Many thanks to Craig Fossett for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Takuya Yamada

Takuya Yamada's 2011 Rowdies mugshot.

Rowdies Press Photo - Lenny Glover

Lenny Glover keeps a close eye on New York Cosmos' Pele, during the 1976 game at Tampa Stadium. With Derek Smethurst and Rodney Marsh.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson warms up, before the Detroit Express game during the 1980 indoor season. With Arsene Auguste and Jan Van Der Veen behind him.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Toros Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Miami Toros, played on July 2nd, 1976, at the Tamiami Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 2-1.

Rowdies Press Photo - Wim Suurbier

A photo of former Rowdies' player/ Assistant Coach Wim Suurbier, playing for Holland against West Germany, during the 1974 World Cup Final.

Rowdies Press Photo - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani is beaten to the ball, by Vancouver Whitecaps' Roger Kenyon, during Soccer Bowl '79.

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Rowdies Snap Shots - 1978 American Conference Champions Display

"The World's Game Comes To Tampa Bay. The Beginning" display at the new University of South Florida Soccer Stadium.
Many thanks to Craig Fossett for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Doug Wark

Doug Wark on the ball during the 1975 indoor game against the Baltimore Comets, at the Bayfront Center, with Farrukh Quraishi.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Press Photo - Zeljko Bilecki and Wes McLeod

Zeljko Bilecki dives to stop Detroit Express' Trevor Francis' shot. As Wes McLeod tries to get control of the ball, during the Playoff game at Tampa Stadium in 1979. With Barry Kitchener in the background.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh takes a breather, in 1976.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.