Southampton Saints

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Southampton Saints
Club information
Track addressBanister Court Stadium
Southampton
Hampshire
CountryEngland
Founded1928
Closed1963
Team managerBert Croucher
Team captainDick Bradley
Club facts
ColoursRed and White stripes
Track size333 yards (304 m)
Major team honours
National League Champions1962
National League KO Cup Winners1961
National Trophy Winners1961
Provincial League Champions1936
Provincial Trophy Winners1936
Div 3 National Trophy Winners1948
Div 2 National Trophy Winners1956

Southampton Saints were a speedway team which operated from 1928 until their closure in 1963. Their track was located at Banister Court Stadium in Southampton, Hampshire.

Southampton were one of the founder members of the first speedway league in 1929. They were National League runners up in 1961 and National League champions in 1962. The club closed in 1963 when the promoter, Charles Knott, sold the stadium to developers.[1][2]

Notable riders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hopes that speedway will one day return to city". Southern Daily Echo. 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-14.
  2. ^ "Happy memories of Southampton speedway in print". ThisIsHampshire.net. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-14.