This edition of the KICK magazine covers the game against the Portland Timbers, played on the 27th July, 1977 at the Civic Stadium. The Rowdies lost 1-4, with the only goal scored by Davie Robb. Attendance: 13,328.
The Rowdies team that day was: Hammond, Eagan, Connell, Jump, Auguste, Lindsay, Wegerle, McLeod, Smethurst, Anderson, Robb.
Substitutes: Wit, Bandov.