|Full name||Memphis Rogues|
|League||North American Soccer League|
The Memphis Rogues were a professional soccer team in the former North American Soccer League. They operated in the 1978, 1979, and 1980 seasons and played their home games in Memphis' Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
“We’re the Ramblin’ Rogues from Memphis, the biggest kick in town!” – Rogues fight song.
In the mid-1970s, two men, Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. and Beau Rogers, joined forces to establish a new North American Soccer League (NASL) franchise. Mangurian owned a horse racing track in Florida, and Rogers was part-owner and general manager of the Tampa Bay Rowdies. As the two men searched for a city to serve as home for their new team, they looked at several locations in the southern U.S. before settling on Memphis, Tennessee. Next, they decided to name the team the "Rogues" in part as an allusion to the Rowdies, as well as for a desire to have an elephant mascot (a "Rogue" elephant).
The team made its first mistake when it hired Malcolm Allison as its first coach. Allison came from Turkish powerhouse Galatasaray but his time in Memphis would be very short. Allison had achieved much controversy during his time in England, and when he had failed to sign a sufficient number of players for the inaugural season, he was dismissed without having coached a match and replaced by ex-Chelsea star Eddie McCreadie. Sadly the club finished the 1978 season in third place in its division and did not make the playoffs. Attendance was also disappointing, averaging only 8,708 a match, 17th in the 24-team league.
The second season, 1979, was disrupted by a players' strike which forced McCreadie out of retirement for a time. The team did worse on the pitch, finishing last, and worse at the box office, with 7,137 a match, with only three teams doing worse.
The poor gates resulted in Mangurian and Rogers selling the team to Avron Fogelman in 1980. Fogelman owned a Memphis minor league baseball team and later became a part owner of the Kansas City Royals. Though attendance went up in 1980 to 9,864 a match, this was still only 17th in the league and the team were again last in their division, though McCreadie's old Chelsea mate Charlie Cooke had taken over as coach.
The Rogues last game ever came at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium against the Houston Hurricane. The Rogues won 6–1. Tony Field scored the final goal in Memphis Rogues history. He beat the goalkeeper and walked the ball into the net. When he arrived at the goalline, he got down on his knees and headed the ball into the net – a truly memorable goal.
In 1981, Fogelman cut his loses and sold the Rogues to Nelson Skalbania, a Canadian businessman who moved the team to Calgary, Alberta. Skalbania renamed the team the Calgary Boomers for the 1981, but the team lasted only one year in Calgary before folding.
- Phil Beal (1978)
- Alan Birchenall (1978) 
- Steve Bradshaw (1980)
- Tony Burns
- Paul Cannell
- Toni Carbognani (1980)
- Paul Child
- Charlie Cooke (1978–80)
- Tony Field (1978–80)
- John Houska
- Jimmy Husband (1978–80) 
- Dave Huson
- Neil Smillie (1978–79)
- Mike Stankovic
- Jim Steele (1980)
- David Stride (1978/1980) 
- Bobby Thomson
|1978||NASL||10||20||101||3rd, American Conference, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|1979||NASL||6||24||73||4th, American Conference, Central Division||Did not qualify|
|1979/80||NASL Indoor||9||3||—||1st, Western Division||Won Semifinal (Minnesota)
Lost Championship (Tampa Bay)
|1980||NASL||14||18||126||4th, American Conference, Central Division||Did not qualify|