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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London East: Newham Rebels

About the team

Formerly called the Romford Rebels.

Track was at Little Ilford Park(Itchycoo Park), Reynolds Avenue, Manor Park. London E12.

Track Dimensions: 90yards x 18ft, Shale/"Hardco" surface.

Club Colours: Royal Blue shirts with White Diamonds on sleeves, Black Trousers, Dark Blue socks, with Red?White hoop tops.

Club Chairman: K. Pointing(1978).

Club Secretary: J. Callaghan, 49 Havering Road, Romford, Essex(1978). 

Club Manager: John Day(1978).

Track was dug up to make way for new North Circular Road in about 1983, it was then that the team merged with Bow to race at the new track built by Newham Council in East London.

Team Honours.

1978 Southern Counties Div 2 winners.



  • S. Agha
  • Martin Archie
  • T. Archie
  • John Beckwith
  • Chris Callaghan
  • .... Clissold
  • Dave Collinson
  • Steve Coote
  • K. Craggs
  • P. Craggs
  • John Day(capt)
  • Ray Dewitt
  • Jason Dudley
  • Stephen "Jock" Harvie
  • Harold 'H' Hyde
  • Stuart Jago
  • Martin Jarvis
  • S. Jeffries
  • John Jones
  • Geoff Pointing
  • M. Reeves
  • Glen Richards
  • R. Saville
  • Steve Saville
  • Kevin Somers
  • Barry Stephens(1977)
  • Dave Stephens
  • Nicky Stephens(1977)
  • Keith Warrior
  • Russ Williams