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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Leicestershire : Anstey Eagles

About the team

Track was in Jean Drive, off Anstey Lane, Leicester.

Joined forces with Aylestone Aces in 1959.

Club Secretary 1958: Frank Farmer, 14 Bosworth Street, Leicester.

Club Manager 1959: Frank Farmer.

Club Secretary 1959: Roy Wright.

Raced in the Leicester Independent League 1961.

Individual Honours.

1961 Leicester Independent League Senior Champion M. Harvey(15), runner up Barrie Peel(14), 3rd R. Hunter(12), 4th Wil Burns(11).

1961 Leicester Independent League Junior Champion after a three man run-off G. Rogers, runner up Wil Burns, 3rd Lou Silver, all riders having scored 14 points.

Riders

  • Malcolm Bryan
  • Roger Clewlow
  • Mick Cousins
  • Keith "Bud" Cooper
  • Johnny Cross
  • Joe Crowther
  • Frank Farmer
  • Graham Fox
  • Bill Gask
  • Ian Gibson
  • J. Gibson
  • Harry Glover
  • John Greaves
  • .... Grove
  • .... Hancock
  • Dave Harvey
  • M. Harvey
  • John Knock
  • Paul "Polly" Lock
  • .... Lowe
  • Bill Marriott
  • .... Matts
  • Rob Naylor
  • Bill Payne
  • Barrie "Bas" Peel
  • "Red" Power
  • Rob Rae
  • .... Robinson
  • G. Rogers
  • Alan Royle
  • G. Royle
  • Malcolm Royle
  • .... Tyers
  • Maurice Wheatley
  • Roger Williamson
  • Ray Woolnough