Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Rowdies Press Photos - Bob Isaacson

Bob Isaacson, during a photo call in 1975.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Roughnecks Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Philadelphia Fury, played on July 11th, 1978, at Veterans Stadium.
The Rowdies lost 2-3.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Karim Murabet

A recent photo of Karim Murabet with Italian legends Fabio Cannavaro and Marcelo Lippi.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Rodney Marsh 1968 A&BC Card

Rodney Marsh's 1968 A&BC card, whilst he was at QPR.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Chandler

Peter Chandler in action in 1978.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1991 Rowdies KICKIN' Magazine

This 1991 edition of KICKIN' kicked off the new season with Peter Ward as the cover star, for the Albany Capitals clash, 4th May, 1991, played at USF Soccer Stadium.
Rowdies 0 vs. Capitals 1, Att: 4,001.

Rowdies Press Photos - Barry Kitchener

Barry Kitchener jumps with Chicago Sting's Thomas Sjoberg, at Soldier Field in 1979.

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Roughnecks Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Tulsa Roughnecks, played on July 8th, 1978, at Skelly Stadium.
The Rowdies won 3-0.

Rowdies Press Photos - Petar Baralic

Petar Baralic against the Washington Diplomats at Tampa Stadium in 1979.

Rowdies Memorabilia - John Boyle 1970 A&BC Card

John Boyle's 1970 A&BC card (Scottish edition), whilst he was at Chelsea.

Rowdies Press Photos - Ringo Cantillo, Alex Pringle and Tommy Smith

Ringo Cantillo meets New York Cosmos' Tony Field in a leg battle, with Alex Pringle and Tommy Smith, at Tampa Stadium in 1976.

Rowdies Memorabilia - "Soccer: Learn Your Kicks With The Rowdies" Poster

"Soccer: Learn Your Kicks With The Rowdies" poster, issued by the Rowdies in 1975, with illustrations by Scott Ross.
It illustrates the different positions on a soccer field. The hard to find poster is a foldout of 8 panels and measures 33x22 inches.
The reverse explains rules of the game, terms, etc.

Rowdies Press Photos - John Sissons

Exchange Bank's Nancy Rivers presents the "Rowdie of the Week" trophy to John Sissons in 1975.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Lancers Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Rochester Lancers, played on July 4th, 1978, at Tampa Stadium.
The Rowdies won 1-0.

Rowdies Press Photos - Randy Garber

Randy Garber in action, during a photo call in 1975.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Tony Towers 1972 A&BC Card

Tony Towers' 1972 A&BC card, whilst he was at Manchester City.

Rowdies Press Photos - Bernard Hartze

Bernard Hartze showing his ball control, during a photo call in 1975.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Rowdies Subbuteo Team

The Rowdies Subbuteo team Ref. #266, produced in the early '80's.

Rowdies Press Photos - Neill Roberts

Neill Roberts holds the ball off Carmine Marcantonio of the Washington Diplomats, at Tampa Stadium in 1980.

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Diplomats Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Washington Diplomats, played on July 1st, 1978, at Tampa Stadium.
The Rowdies won 3-2.

Rowdies Press Photos - Stewart Jump

Stewart Jump challenges with Chicago Sting's Eddie May, in 1975 at Tampa Stadium.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Davie Robb 1970 A&BC Card

Davie Robb's 1970 A&BC card (Scottish edition), whilst he was at Aberdeen.

Rowdies Press Photos - Nathan Sacks and Karim Murabet

Nathan Sacks and Karim Murabet seen here in 1986, playing for the Los Angeles Heat.
Many thanks to Karim for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1981 Diplomats vs. Rowdies Ticket Stub

A ticket stub from the game played at RFK Stadium, against the Washington Diplomats on May 1st, 1981. The Rowdies lost this game 1-4.

Rowdies Video - Former Rowdie Clyde Best

Former Rowdie Clyde Best talks about numerous racist incidents, he had to endure in England.
Today, Clyde is now considered by many to be a trailblazer for black footballers in the UK.

Saturday, 25 February 2012

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

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Toronto Metros-Croatia, played on June 28th, 1978, at Varsity Stadium.
The Rowdies won 2-1.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mirandinha

Mirandinha has his shot saved during the 1979 indoor season.
Many thanks to Mirandinha for this photo.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Derek Smethurst Football 72 Top Sellers Ltd Card

Derek Smethurst's FOOTBALL 72 card, produced by Top Sellers Ltd., whilst he was at Chelsea.

Rowdies Press Photos - Perry Van Der Beck

Perry Van Der Beck pleads his innocents, as Chicago Sting's Karl-Heinz Granitza grimaces with pain, during the 1983-84 indoor season. 

Rowdies Memorabilia - Tommy Smith Player Of The Week Bowls

1976 Rowdies Player Of The Week bowls presented to Tommy Smith.
Two silver plated bowls , one engraved: 
"ROWDIES 
EXCHANGE BANKS 
PLAYER OF THE WEEK JUNE  28 1976 
TOMMY SMITH"
and the other 
"ROWDIES
EXCHANGE BANKS
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JUNE 21 1976
TOMMY SMITH".
Makers stamp of Paul Revere to the bottom of each.

Rowdies Snap Shots - Karim Murabet

Karim Murabet signs autographs for the fans during the 1986-87 AISA season.
Many thanks to Karim for this photo.

Friday, 24 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Lancers Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Rochester Lancers, played on June 25th, 1978, at Holleder Stadium.
The Rowdies lost 1-2.

Rowdies Press Photos - Frank Worthington

Frank Worthington out-jumps Jacksonville Tea Men's Ringo Cantillo and Jorge Berrio, at Tampa Stadium in 1981.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Lenny Glover 1973 A&BC Card

Lenny Glover's 1973 A&BC card, whilst he was at Leicester City.

Rowdies Press Photos - Refik Kozic

Portland Timbers' goalkeeper Bill Irwin, is about to punch the ball away from Refik Kozic's head, at Tampa Stadium in 1982.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Bob Bolitho Game Worn Jersey


Bob Bolitho's 1984 game worn jersey.

Rowdie…Reggie? - Kenn Tomasch

Just had to share this great article by Kenn Tomasch, about artist Scott Ross.
For the full article and Kenn's great blog, go to: http://www.kenn.com/the_blog/
Also thanks for the mention.

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Timbers Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Portland Timbers, played on June 21st, 1978, at Tampa Stadium.
The Rowdies won 2-0.

Rowdies Press Photos - Duncan MacEwan and Tatu

Two Rowdies - Duncan MacEwan (Wichita Wings) marks Tatu (Dallas Sidekicks), during a 1985 indoor Exhibition Game played at the Bayfront Center .

Rowdies Memorabilia - Ricky Hill 1986 Panini Card

Ricky Hill's 1986 Panini card, whilst he was with Luton Town.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mark Lamb

Former 1989 Rowdie Mark Lamb (left) with fellow UCF player James Reid in 1987.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Tommy Smith Game Worn Jersey

Tommy Smith's 1976 game worn jersey.

Rowdies Press Photos - Peter Nogly

Peter Nogly keeps close to Tulsa Roughnecks' Laurie Abrahams in 1983.

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Strikers Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, played on June 17th, 1978, at Tampa Stadium.
The Rowdies won 3-2.

Rowdies Press Photos - Stewart Jump

Stewart Jump gets in a header, against future Rowdie and Toronto Metros-Croatia goalkeeper Zeljko Bilecki, in 1975 at Tampa Stadium.

Rowdies Memorabilia - Pierre Morice 1986 Panini Card

Pierre Morice's 1986 Panini card, whilst he was with French side Nantes.

Rowdies Press Photos - Davie Robb

Davie Robb challenges San Jose Earthquakes' John Rowlands and former Rowdies' goalie Mike Hewitt for the ball, at Spartan Stadium in 1978.

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1980 Florida Soccer Magazine

The 1980 inaugural issue of "Florida Soccer" magazine, showing on the cover Perry Van Der Beck, with a couple of autograph hunters, waiting to get Ft. Lauderdale Strikers' Greg Villa's signature, at Tampa Stadium.

Rowdies Press Photos - Mount Hood Trip

Whilst the Rowdies were in Oregon in 1980, to play the Portland Timbers they made a visit to Mount Hood.
 Here enjoying the snow are: Winston DuBose, Refik Kozic, Coach Gordon Jago, Dave Taber, Neill Roberts and Perry Van Der Beck.
Many thanks to Gordon Jago for this photo.

Monday, 20 February 2012

Rowdies Memorabilia - 1978 Rowdies vs. Sting Game Report

A newspaper clipping from the Rowdies game against the Chicago Sting, played on June 14th, 1978, at Soldier Field.
The Rowdies won 5-4.