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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Yorkshire South: Wadsley Lions

About the team

These were a late 1970s outfit brought together by John 'Florrie' Lindley(Manager).

They used Wadsley Common track(very briefly) before settling on the Foxhill Road track, Sheffield 6.

Shared this track with the Ecclesfield Kings, after the loss of the Ecclesfield Track.

Team Manager: Dave Short.

Top riders included Brian Green.

Raced in the Sheffield League 1973.


  • Mick "Beddy" Bedford
  • Mervin "Swervin Mervin" Dunn
  • Martin Gamble
  • Brian Green
  • Steve Green
  • Keith 'Ivan' Haywood
  • John "Ocky" Hodkin
  • Kevin Howe
  • S. Johnson
  • John "Florrie" Lindley
  • Peter Marriot
  • Paul O'Malley
  • Andrew Pulfrey
  • Dave "Robbo" Robinson
  • John "Syco" Sykes