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Sky Sports Elite League
Season 2010
Champions Coventry Bees
Knockout Cup Poole Pirates
Pairs Championship Coventry Bees
Elite Shield Wolverhampton Wolves
Elite League Riders Championship Sweden Freddie Lindgren
Highest average Sweden Freddie Lindgren
(10.36)
← Previous season
2009
Next season →
2011

The 2010 Elite League (also known as the Sky Sports Elite League for sponsorship reasons) is the 14th since its establishment in 1997. The first fixtures of the season took place on 29 March and the season ended on 27 October. The Wolverhampton Wolves were the defending champions from 2009.

League table[edit]

Pos Club M Home Away F A +/- Pts
3W 2W D L 4W 3W D 1L L
1 Poole Pirates 32 16 0 0 0 5 2 0 4 5 1667 1278 78
2 Wolverhampton Wolves 31 14 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 9 1472 1392 58
3 Peterborough Panthers 32 12 2 0 2 2 1 0 2 11 1495 1464 53
4 Coventry Bees 32 9 2 1 4 2 4 0 0 10 1469 1475 52
5 Lakeside Hammers 32 11 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 12 1447 1503 48
6 Swindon Robins 31 8 2 0 6 1 2 2 2 8 1436 1438 44
7 Eastbourne Eagles 32 9 3 2 2 0 1 0 3 12 1406 1533 41
8 Belle Vue Aces 32 10 2 1 3 0 1 0 2 13 1413 1539 40
9 Ipswich Witches 32 4 5 0 7 0 0 1 2 13 1386 1569 26
Key:
Championship play-offs
Relegation play-offs

Home: 3W = Home win by 7 points or more; 2W = Home win by between 1 and 6 points
Away: 4W = Away win by 7 points or more; 3W = Away win by between 1 and 6 points; 1L = Away loss by 6 points or less
M = Meetings; D = Draws; L = Losses; F = Race points for; A = Race points against; +/- = Race points difference; Pts = Total Points

Championship play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Leg 1[edit]

Leg 2[edit]

20 September 2010
Poole Pirates 53 – 41 Wolverhampton Wolves
Bjarne Pedersen 13 Freddie Lindgren 14+1

Referee: Mick Bates

Grand final[edit]

First leg[edit]

27 September 2010
19.30
Coventry Bees 51 - 39 Poole Pirates
Krzysztof Kasprzak 11 Bjarne Pedersen 15

Referee: Daniel Holt
1 Poland Krzysztof Kasprzak 3, 2, 3, X, 3 11
2 Australia Richard Sweetman 1, 1', 1 3+1
3 United Kingdom Ben Barker 0, 3, 0, X 3
4 United Kingdom Edward Kennett 2, 2', 2, 1' 7+2
5 United Kingdom Chris Harris 2', 1', 1', 3, X 7+3
6 United Kingdom Lewis Bridger 3, 2, 1, 2, 2 10
7 Poland Przemyslaw Pawlicki 2', 3, 3, 2 10+1
Manager: Alun Rossiter
1 Australia Chris Holder 2, 0, 3, 2, X 7
2 Australia Darcy Ward X, 1, F, 0 1
3 Poland Artur Mroczka 1, 0, 0 1
4 Denmark Bjarne Pedersen 3, 3, 4^, 3, 2 15
5 Australia Davey Watt 0, 3, 3, X 6
6 Denmark Leon Madsen 0, 0, 1, 3 4
7 Australia Jason Doyle 1, 1, 2, 1, F 5
Manager: Neil Middleditch

Second leg[edit]

4 October 2010
19.30
Poole Pirates 40 (79) - 50 (101) Coventry Bees
Davey Watt 8+1 Przemyslaw Pawlicki 16+1

Referee: Peter Clarke
1 Australia Chris Holder 1, 2, 1, 1, 0 5
2 Australia Darcy Ward 3, 1', 2, 0 6+1
3 Poland Artur Mroczka 2', 0, 0 2+1
4 Denmark Bjarne Pedersen 3, 2, 2, 0, 1 8
5 Australia Davey Watt 3, 2', 3, 0 8+1
6 Denmark Leon Madsen 2, 3, 0, 1, 1 7
7 Australia Jason Doyle 0, 1, 0, 3 4
Manager: Neil Middleditch
1 Poland Krzysztof Kasprzak 2, 3, 2, 3, 3 13
2 Australia Richard Sweetman 0, 1, 1, 1' 3+1
3 United Kingdom Ben Barker 1, 0, 0, 2' 3+1
4 United Kingdom Edward Kennett R/R
5 United Kingdom Chris Harris Fx, 3, 3, 3, 2', 2' 13+2
6 United Kingdom Lewis Bridger 1, 0, 0, 1 2
7 Poland Przemyslaw Pawlicki 3, 2, 1, 3, 2', 2, 3 16+1
8 Australia Aaron Summers Did not ride -
Manager: Alun Rossiter

Coventry were declared Elite League Champions, on Aggregate 101-79.

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