2002 Speedway Elite League

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Sky Sports Elite League
Season 2002
Champions Wolverhampton Wolves
Knockout Cup Eastbourne Eagles
Craven Shield Poole Pirates
Elite League Riders Championship Sweden Tony Rickardsson
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The Elite League is the top division of Speedway in the United Kingdom and in 2002 was governed by the Speedway Control Board (SCB), in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association (BSPA).

Season summary[edit]

In 2002, the league consisted of nine teams. The title was decided by a play-off between the top five teams. The team that finished top of the table were seeded directly to the final. The next four met in quarter and semi final rounds. The winner of these rounds qualified for the final.

Final table[edit]

M W D L F A Pts Bon Tot
Eastbourne Eagles 32 20 3 9 1562 1316 43 15 58
Wolverhampton Wolves 32 20 2 10 1549 1311 42 12 54
Coventry Bees 32 19 3 10 1492 1383 41 9 50
Poole Pirates 32 17 1 14 1455 1406 35 11 46
Peterborough Panthers 31 15 0 16 1394 1395 30 6 36
Oxford Cheetahs 31 14 2 15 1369 1407 30 5 35
Ipswich Witches 32 11 3 18 1375 1494 25 6 31
Belle Vue Aces 32 11 3 18 1379 1484 25 4 29
King's Lynn Stars 32 7 1 24 1247 1626 15 3 18

Peterborough v Oxford not held.

Play-offs[edit]

Quarter-Final and Semi-Final decided over one leg. Grand Final decided by aggregate scores over two legs.

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

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