Thursday, 26 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Tea Men Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the New England Tea Men, played on April 9th, 1978, at Schaefer Stadium.
The Rowdies won 2-1.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jan Van Der Veen

Jan Van Der Veen with his wife Jill, and daughters Gaby (left) and Mary (right) in 1983.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Oscar Fabbiani

A recent photo of Oscar Fabbiani. 

Rowdies Press Photos - Refik Kozic

Refik Kozic teaches at a Camp Kikinthagrass session in 1984.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mirandinha and Graham Paddon

Philadelphia Fury's goalkeeper Keith Von Eron grabs the ball, from Graham Paddon and Mirandinha. At Tampa Stadium in 1978.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Camp Kickinthagrass 1987

Camp Kikinthagrass instructor Ken Jewell draws the campers attention with some fancy footwork in 1987. 

Rowdies Press Photos - Pete Mohrmann

1977 to 1978 Guest player Pete Mohrmann (in White) playing for USF in 1973.

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Rogues Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies opening game against the Memphis Rogues, played on April 1st, 1978, at Tampa Stadium.
The Rowdies won 2-1.

Rowdies Press Photos - Radomir Stefanovic and Mark Lindsay

New York Cosmos' Georgio Chinaglia gets in between Radomir Stefanovic and Mark Lindsay, to head the ball at Giants Stadium in 1977.   

Rowdies Press Photos - Mirandinha

Mirandinha about to shoot during an indoor game in 1979.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Frank Worthington

Frank Worthington in action against the Atlanta Chiefs in 1981, at Tampa Stadium.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Ringo Cantillo

A recent photo of Ringo Cantillo, with a recent addition to the Cantillo family. - Baby Wyatt William Wellner.
Many thanks to Ringo's wife Debbie for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Carlos Babington

Carlos Babington's mugshot whilst with German side SG Wattenscheid 09, between 1974 to 1978.

Signed Cards - 1991 Rowdies Reno Manne

Today, I received a signed Rowdies card from 1991 Guest player Reno Manne.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Metros-Croatia Exhibition Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Exhibition Game against the Toronto Metros-Croatia, played on March 24th, 1978, at the Dunedin High School Field.
The Rowdies won 2-1.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Mirandinha

A recent photo of Mirandinha, in front of the "Torre de Belem", in Lisbon, Portugal, whilst he was there on holiday.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Eddie Austin

Eddie Austin instructs the kids during a Camp Kikinthagrass session in 1984.

Rowdies Press Photos - Frank Worthington

Frank Worthington in action on his debut, against the Toronto Blizzard in 1981, with Billy Sweetzer in the background.

Rowdies Press Photos - Tatu's Jersey

A fan shows off Tatu's jersey, after he had thrown it into the crowd after scoring at Tampa Stadium in 1983.

Rowdies Press Photos - Oscar Fabbiani

Oscar Fabbiani celebrates scoring another goal, with Petar Baralic and Steve Wegerle joining in, at Tampa Stadium in 1979.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1983 Rowdies KICK Magazine

July 4th, 1983, the Golden Bay Earthquakes were today's opponents. With an attendance of 28,509 watching the Rowdies lose 1-2, after a shootout, with Peter Nogly getting the only goal.
The team this day: Boric, Myernick, Allardyce, Nogly,Thompson, Connell, Gerber, Van Der Veen, Baralic, Tatu, Lund. 
Substitutes: Kozic, Perez.

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Express Exhibition Game Report

Another newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Exhibition Game against the Detroit Express, played on March 18th, 1978, at the Bryant Stadium, in Lakeland.
The Rowdies won 3-2.

Rowdies Press Photos - Arsene Auguste and Jan Van Der Veen

Ft. Lauderdale Strikers' David Irving tries his best to out smart both Arsene Auguste and Jan Van Der Veen, during 1980-81 indoor season.

Rowdies Press Photos - Dennis Wit

Dennis Wit demonstrates the finer points to some of the youngsters, during the Gulf Coast Youth Soccer Competition in 1978.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mirandinha

Mirandinha races towards the New England Tea Men's goal, at Tampa Stadium in 1978.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jimmy McGeough

Jimmy McGeough's mugshot whilst with the Wichita Wings, in 1990-91.

Rowdies Press Photos - Stewart Jump

Stewart Jump crashes into Chicago Sting's John Kowalik, in 1977.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Express Exhibition Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Exhibition Game against the Detroit Express, played on March 18th, 1978, at the Bryant Stadium, in Lakeland.
The Rowdies won 3-2.

Rowdies Press Photos - Njego Pesa

Njego Pesa's mugshot whilst with the Dallas Sidekicks, in 1979.

Rowdies Press Photos - Zeljko Bilecki

Coach Zeljko Bilecki talks to his Dixie Hollins High School team in 1986.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Mirandinha

Mirandinha enjoys a picnic, during his time in Tampa in 1978.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jurgen Stars

Jurgen Stars' mugshot from 1982.

Rowdies Press Photos - Paul Roe

Paul Roe fights Chicago Shoccers' Elvis Comrie for control of the ball, during the 1986-87 AISA season, at the Bayfront Center.

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Kicks Exhibition Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies Exhibition Game against the Minnesota Kicks, played on March 12th, 1978, at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando.
The Rowdies won 1-0.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mirandinha

Mirandinha shoots at Manchester United's goal, during the 1978 Exhibition Game at Tampa Stadium.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jurgen Stars

Jurgen Stars cradles the ball, after stopping a Vancouver Whitecaps' shot, at Tampa Stadium in 1984.

Rowdies Press Photos - Pedro DeBrito

Pedro DeBrito's mugshot whilst with the Dallas Sidekicks, in 1990-91.

Rowdies Press Photos - Paul Roe

Paul Roe upon his arrival in Tampa in 1982.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Mirandinha

Mirandinha with his son Rogerio, in their Tampa apartment in 1978.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Friday, 13 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Kicks Indoor Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies indoor game against the Minnesota Kicks, played on March 10th, 1978, at the Bayfront Center.
The Rowdies won 11-2.

Rowdies Press Photos - Marcelo Carrera

Marcelo Carrera's mugshot whilst with the Dallas Sidekicks, in 1990-91.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Gruber

Peter Gruber wades through a crowd of  young autograph hunters, during the West Pasco Youth Soccer League's opening ceremonies in 1982.

Rowdies Press Photos - Jurgen Stars

Jurgen Stars in action during the 1981-82 indoor season, at the Bayfront Center.

Rowdies Press Photos - Ian Anderson

The late Ian Anderson's mugshot whilst with the Cleveland Force, in 1980.

Rowdies Press Photos - Steve Wegerle

Steve Wegerle and Norman Struck show the kids of the Clearwater Soccer Association how to head the ball, in 1983.

Signed Cards - 1978 Rowdies Mirandinha

Today, I received a signed Rowdies card by Brazilian forward Mirandinha.

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Tornado Indoor Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies indoor game against the Dallas Tornado, played on February 18th, 1978, at the Bayfront Center.
The Rowdies won 7-3.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Jan Van Der Veen and Wes McLeod

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

Rowdies Press Photos - Bayfront Center

The Bayfront Center in 1977, home of the indoor Rowdies.

Rowdies Press Photos - Stewart Jump

Stewart Jump in action against the Boston Minutemen, at Tampa Stadium in 1975.