This edition of the KICK magazine was for the Playoff Game against the New York Cosmos, played on 9th September, 1981.
Which was played in front of a 33,754 crowd at Giants Stadium. The Rowdies lost 0-2.
The team that day: Keelan, Moore, Kozic, Connell, Gorman, Anderson (I), Roe, McLeod, Fernando, Worthington, Olivera.
Substitutes: Mehmet, Bailey, Moss.