Saturday, December 20, 2014

ATLANTA CHIEFS POCKET SCHEDULE, 1980



Nope, not changing allegiances.  If you look closely at the front of this schedule, you will see that the pic features the Rogues' Henry McCully (12) and goalie Bill Mishalow.  The action is from the Rogues 2-1 win at Atlanta on August 5, 1979.

Friday, December 12, 2014

ROGUES PRE-SEASON vs COLORADO, 1978




Recently Dave Morrison at nasljerseys.com sent me this article about a Rogues vs Colorado Caribou pre-season game in 1978.  This game was played March 25, 1978 in Colorado Springs and saw the Rogues lose 2-0 to the Caribou.  During the season, the Rogues did the sweep of Colorado, beating them 2-0 at Memphis and 1-0 in Colorado.  Very special thanks to Dave Morrison for the article.

Monday, November 17, 2014

JOHN FAULKNER vs ALAN WILLEY, 1979



Rogues defender John Faulkner tangles with Minnesota's Alan Willey yet again, this time in 1979.  Memphis lost this final regular season game at Minnesota 5-2.

Monday, November 3, 2014

JOHN FAULKNER vs ALAN WILLEY, 1978



Press photo from the Rogues 2-1 road loss to the Minnesota Kicks on May 10, 1978

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014

JOHN FAULKNER, 1978


Action from the Rogues 3-2 shootout win against the Chicago Sting, July 12, 1978.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

BILL MISHALOW, 1979


Bill Mishalow makes a save against the Drillers as Tom Nevers (L), John Faulkner (C), and Edmonton's Alex Schoenmaker (R) look on.  Memphis lost 4-1.  The photo caption incorrectly identifies Mishalow as Gene DuChateau.  It also says this is action from the first "quarter" of the game.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

TONY FIELD, 1978


Tony Field fires the winning shot past Chicago Sting goalie Mervyn Cawston.  The Rogues got the win 3-2 in a shootout, July12, 1978 at the Liberty Bowl. 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014

CLEVELAND LEWIS, 1978


Cleveland Lewis was with the Rogues for the 1978 season.  He is the brother of Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

TONY FIELD, 1980


Tony Field challenges Ft. Lauderdale's Francisco Marinho in the opening game of the 1980 season.  The Rogues went on to beat the Strikers 2-1 in a shootout.

Monday, July 7, 2014

KICK GAME PROGRAM, 1980


Game program for the Rogues April 5, 1980 game at the Detroit Express, won by Detroit 4-2. 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014

WAY BEFORE THEY WERE ROGUES


A sixteen year old Bob McAlinden sits on the shoulder of  Manchester City goalkeeper Bert Trautmann in 1962. 

Friday, June 6, 2014

MIRANDINHA, 1979


1979 Topps NASL sticker autographed by Mirandinha.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

ROGUES vs CHICAGO, JULY 29, 1978


ROGUES LINE-UP:
Burns, Thomson, Faulkner, Smillie, Field, McCully, Birchenall, Rosul, Stride, Holder, Grimaldi
SUBS USED:
O'Neill


STING LINE-UP:
Cawston, Griffiths, Wilson, Spalding, Hasanbegovic, Szefer, Strenicer, Advocaat, Granitza, Kristensen, Steffenhagen
SUBS USED:
McCrudden

SCORE:
Sting-3 (Granitza, Steffenhagen 2)
Rogues-1 (Birchenall)

ATTENDANCE:
6,127

GROUND:
Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
 

Monday, February 17, 2014

ROGUES PRESS PASS, 1978


Press pass issued for the first Rogues home game, April 8, 1978.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

AFTER THEY WERE ROGUES



A 1981 press photo of former Rogue Hugh O'Neill while playing for the American Soccer League team "Carolina Lightnin".  The head and hand on the right of the photo belong to
 Lightnin' head coach (and former Tampa Bay Rowdies star) Rodney Marsh.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

ROGUES MEMORABILIA


Blog reader Mike sent me this pic of his vintage Memphis Rogues gym bag.  It looks great!  Thanks Mike and remember, I am always seeking photos from Rogues fans.  If you have any pics of memorabilia, photos from fan days and games, PLEASE e-mail them to me and I will credit you on the post.  I really need your help to keep this blog going.
Thanks!

Sunday, January 19, 2014

MORE ROGUES' GAME MUSIC


Booker T and the MGs hit "Green Onions" is another classic piece of Memphis music history.  Snippets of the song were played throughout Rogues' home games.  Enjoy this great 1960's live performance of "Green Onions" by Booker T and the MGs.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

"SOUL FINGER" THE BAR-KAYS


I recently received an e-mail about the music played at Rogues home games.  One prominent song was "Soul Finger" by Memphis' own Bar-Kays.  A great song.  Enjoy this clip of the Bar-Kays performing "Soul Finger" in 1967. 

Saturday, January 4, 2014

BEFORE THEY WERE ROGUES


Jimmy Husband scores a double for Luton Town against Wolverhampton in 1977.