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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London North: Finchley Sabres

About the Team

Track was at Wyatt's Farm, Whetstone N20(1951/52).

Another track was adjacent to the North Circular Road.

Club Secretary: P.G. Cooper, 10 Brighton Road, Finchley, N2.

Raced in the North London League 1949.

Raced in the Hertfordshire League 1952/54/55/56.

North London Independent League 1957/58.

Team Manager: Eddie Collett.

Started off as Finchley Phantoms.

Moved track at least six time due to building work, combined with lack of assistance from local council.

Riders

  • Bill Adams
  • .... Anders
  • Murray Block
  • .... Brett
  • Cliff Bundy
  • Eddie Collett
  • Pete Cooper
  • Barry Cornell
  • Johnnie Favro
  • B. Forrest
  • Bill Gadsby
  • Derek Gray
  • H. Hammerer
  • .... Hill
  • Mick Jeffrey
  • C. Kent
  • Tom Kilby
  • Tony Mobbs
  • C. Oliver
  • Johnnie Pinnock(capt)
  • Terry Porter
  • Malcolm Reading
  • G. Robinson
  • .... Rogers
  • Roy Small
  • Johnnie Smith
  • Ernie Thomas
  • Norman Toms
  • Derek Vettewinkle