Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - Jan Van Der Veen Poster

A Jan Van Der Veen poster from 1980.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies KICK Magazine

Volume 2, Number 5: The New York Cosmos were in town, June 6th. The Rowdies would demolish the Cosmos 5-1, with goals from Derek Smethurst (3), Stewart Scullion and Clyde Best, in front of 42,611 fans.
The team that day: Mausser, Pringle, Auguste, Jump, Lindsay, Smith, Glover, Smethurst, Scullion, Best, Marsh.
Substitutes: Bluem, Fink, Wark.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jim Fleeting

Jim Fleeting 1978.
Thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Press Photos - Perry Van Der Beck

A race to the ball between Perry Van Der Beck and Cosmos' Ricky Davis in 1979.
Thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Anderson and Oscar Fabbiani

Peter Anderson and Oscar Fabbiani try to block Bob Lenarduzzi's clearance, during Soccer Bowl '79.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Monday, 28 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1982 KICK Magazine

The Rowdies won the game 3-2, with Mike Connell, Washington Olivera and Luis Fernando getting the goals. Attendance: 15,205.
The Rowdies team that day was: Stars, Moore, Bates, Nogly, Gorman, Connell, Perez, McLeod, Fernando, Olivera, DeBrito. 
Substitutes: Pesa, Kozic.

Rowdies Press Photo - Mike Connell

Mike Connell cranks up for a shot at the Chicago Sting's goal, during the 1980-81 indoor season.

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Rowdies Snap Shots - Tony Frankovich

A recent photo of Tony Frankovich (right) with his brother Bob, at Clearwater Beach, FL.
Many thanks to Tony for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Pedro DeBrito

Pedro DeBrito tries his best to get the ball off Chicago Sting's Ricardo Alonso during the opening game of the 1983-84 indoor season.

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

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Playoff game against the Toronto Metros-Croatia, played on August 24th, 1976, at Tampa Stadium. 
The Rowdies lost 0-2.

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Rowdies Press Photo - Andres Arango

Andres Arango's 2011 Rowdies mugshot.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 KICK INDOOR Magazine

This edition of the KICK INDOOR magazine covers the game against the Chicago Sting, played on the 26th December, 1980 at Chicago Stadium. 
The Rowdies lost the game 5-9, with Oscar Fabbiani (2), Steve Wegerle, Refik Kozic and Washington Olivera getting the goals. Attendance: 6,104.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Craig Fossett and Mark Lamb

A recent photo of former Rowdies Craig Fossett and Mark Lamb.
Many thanks to Craig for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Soccer Bowl '75 Cartoon

A cartoon from 1975, telling of the Rowdies' Soccer Bowl win over the Portland Timbers.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Petar Baralic

Petar Baralic in action,during the Rowdies 1980 indoor game with the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson's mugshot from 1979.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1974 Rowdies Announcement

An article from the November 1974 issue of Soccer America Magazine.  It announces the team that would eventually become the Rowdies, with Coach Eddie Firmani and  President Beau Rogers, IV.  
Many thanks to Andy Northern.

Monday, 21 November 2011

Rowdies Snap Shots - Dave Power and Steve Wegerle

Dave Power, Steve Wegerle and Melanie Anderson catch up at a recent Rowdies Reunion.
Many thanks to Farrukh Quraishi for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1981 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, played on the 20th May, 1981 at Lockhart Stadium.The Rowdies lost the game 2-3, with Wes McLeod and Washington Olivera getting the goals. Attendance: 14,144.
The Rowdies team that day was: Keelan, Moore, Connell, Kozic, Gorman, Roe, Wegerle, McLeod, Roberts, Olivera, Mehmet. 
Substitutes: Kinsella, Moss.

Rowdies Press Photo - Derek Smethurst

Derek Smethurst poses for the camera at The Den, before the first ever Sunday game played on January 20th, 1974. Millwall beat Fulham 1-0.
Many thanks to Derek for the info.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh waves at the camera, after being tackled by three Dallas Tornado players during the 1976 NASL indoor Semi-Final game at the Bayfront Center.
Many thanks to Pete Arnautoff.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Jan Van Der Veen and Petar Baralic

Jan Van Der Veen and Petar Baralic,during the Rowdies 1980 indoor game with the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Cosmos Playoff Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Playoff game against the New York Cosmos, played on August 20th, 1976, at Tampa Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 3-1.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Farrukh Quraishi and Zeljko Bilecki

Goalkeeper Zeljko Bilecki makes a save, during the Rowdies 1980 indoor game with the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center. With Farrukh Quraishi covering.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the New York Cosmos, played on the 20th April, 1980 at Giants Stadium. 
The Rowdies lost the game 2-4, with Steve Wegerle and Neill Roberts getting the goals. Attendance: 46,182. The Rowdies team that day was: DuBose, Ivanchukov, Connell, Kozic, Gorman, Van Der Beck, Wegerle, Van Der Veen, Roberts, Fabbiani, Baralic. 
Substitute: Mott.

Rowdies Press Photo - Mike Connell

Mike Connell gives chase to New York Cosmos' Pele, at Giants Stadium in 1977.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Monday, 14 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Timbers Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Portland Timbers, played on August 14th, 1976, at Civic Stadium. 
The Rowdies won 3-2.

Rowdies Press Photo - Paul Hammond and Mike Connell

New York Cosmos' Pele tries an overhead kick, with goalkeeper Paul Hammond and Mike Connell defending, during the 1977 game at Tampa Stadium.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1984 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Minnesota Strikers, played on the 28th May, 1984 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. The Rowdies lost the game 0-1. Attendance: 52,621.
The Rowdies team that day was: Mausser, Myernick, Connell, Kozic, Thompson, Van Der Beck, Towers, McLeod, Wegerle (S), Roberts, Wegerle (R). 
Substitute: Lee.

Rowdies Press Photo - Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson sandwiched between two Vancouver Whitecaps defenders - Roger Kenyon and John Craven, during Soccer Bowl '79.

Friday, 11 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1976 Rowdies vs. Lancers Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Rochester Lancers, played on August 11th, 1976, at Holleder Stadium. 
The Rowdies lost 1-2.

Rowdies Press Photo - Wes McLeod

Wes McLeod in action against the New York Cosmos, at Giants Stadium in 1984.
Many thanks to Dave Morrison.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Glenn Ervine and Pete McNulty

A recent photo of Glenn Ervine and Pete McNulty.
Many thanks to Pete for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1983 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, played on the 4th June, 1983 at Lockhart Stadium. 
The Rowdies team that day was: Boric, Myernick, Kozic, Nogly, Thompson,Connell, Molina, Rojas, Bonvallet, Fernando, Tatu. 
Substitutes: Roe, Gerber.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh tries an overhead kick, against the New York Cosmos in 1976, with Derek Smethurst in the background.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photo - Petar Baralic

Petar Baralic is about to put in a cross, during the game against the Washington Diplomats, at Tampa Stadium in 1979.
Many thanks to Mike Connell.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Detroit Express, played on the 16th April, 1978 at The Silverdome. 
The Rowdies won the game 2-1, with an own goal and Jim Fleeting getting the other goal. Attendance: 28,528. The Rowdies team that day was: Hammond, Auguste, Panandrea, Connell, Fleeting, St. Lot, McGuire, Wegerle, McLeod, Bandov, Robb. 
Substitute: Eagan.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh and LA Aztecs' George Best pose with their agent Ken Adams, before their game at Tampa Stadium on July 13th, 1977.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Rowdies 3 1/2" Pin

A 3 1/2" Rowdies pin, from the NASL days.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Steve Wegerle, Jan Van Der Veen and Wes McLeod

Steve Wegerle fires in a cross, during the Rowdies 1980 indoor game with the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center. With Jan Van Der Veen and Wes McLeod in attendance.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Stadium Journey - FC Tampa Bay

Stadium Journey, publishes reviews of pro and college sports stadiums. They have recently posted a review for FC Tampa Bay and Al Lang Stadium, for further info go to: http://www.stadiumjourney.com/stadiums/al-lang-stadium-s974/

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the New England Tea Men, played on the 9th April, 1978 at Schaefer Stadium. 
The Rowdies won the game 2-1, with Davie Robb and Jim Fleeting getting the goals. Attendance: 11,360. The Rowdies team that day was: Hammond, Auguste, Panandrea, Connell, Crudo, McGuire, Wegerle, McLeod, Alston, Marsh, Robb. 
Substitute: Fleeting.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Wes McLeod and Peter Anderson

Wes McLeod scores, during the Rowdies 1980 indoor game with the Detroit Express, at the Bayfront Center. With Peter Anderson in attendance.
Many thanks to Dimetri Maderakis for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Soccer Bowl '79 Ticket Stub

A ticket stub from Soccer Bowl '79, played at Giants Stadium against the Vancouver Whitecaps, on Saturday September 8th, 1979.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Coach Rodney Marsh gives his players a boost from the sideline, during a 1983-84 indoor game against the GB Earthquakes.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Alan Anderson

Alan and Melanie Anderson at a recent Rowdies' Reunion.
Many thanks to Farrukh Quraishi for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1977 KICK Magazine

This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Seattle Sounders, played on the 25th June, 1977 at The Kingdome. 
The Rowdies lost the game 0-3. Attendance: 22,388. The Rowdies team that day was: Hammond, Quraishi, Jump, Connell, Glover, Anderson, Wegerle, McLeod, Alston, Marsh, Robb. 
Substitutes: Lindsay, Fink, Bandov.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Karim Murabet

A recent photo of former Rowdie Karim Murabet in action in Dubai.
Many thanks to Karim for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Barry Kitchener Soccer America Magazine

Barry Kitchener in action against former Rowdie and Philadelphia Fury's Davie Robb, on the front cover of the August 30th, 1979 edition of 'Soccer America'.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.

Rowdies Press Photo - Rodney Marsh

Rodney Marsh is flattened by New York Cosmos' Nelsi Morais, at Giants Stadium in 1979.
Many thanks to Jan Reinertsen.