Phil Collins (speedway rider)

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Phil Collins
Personal information
Nationality  England
Date of birth (1960-06-02) 2 June 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth    Manchester, England
Current club information
Career status Retired
Career history
Ellesmere Port Gunners
Birmingham Brummies
Bristol Bulldogs
Hull Vikings
Cradley Heath Heathens
1976-1978
1978
1978
1978
1978-1986
Individual honours
British Under-21 Champion
Overseas Final Champion
1978
1983
Team honours
British League Champions
British League KO Cup Winners
League Cup Winners
1981, 1983
1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1986
1982, 1984, 1986

Philip David 'Phil' Collins (born 2 June 1960 in Manchester, England) is a former Speedway rider.[1] He once finished runner-up with England in the World Team Cup final in 1984 and third in 1985. He was British Under-21 Champion in 1978. His transfer from Ellesmere Port to Cradley Heath in 1978 for £15,000 was a record transfer fee at the time.

World final appearances[edit]

Family[edit]

Phil has four brothers all of whom were speedway riders, Peter, Les, Neil and Stephen. His nephews Aidan and Chris were also riders but have both retired from the sport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, P.(2004). British Speedway Who's Who. ISBN 0-948882-81-6

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