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Beowulf last won the day on October 3 2019

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  1. Don't know if he's been mentioned, Wolves signed a dane Fleming Pedersen. My group of friends nick named him Spit the Dane.
  2. Rode for Wolves. (didnt see the post from 847084) Wolves rode a match at Lonigo in Italy, I wonder if it was anythng to do with the link to Marzotto ?
  3. Beowulf

    Brummies 2024...

    I have followed the Wolves home and away since 1967. As I am Indian, the make-up of the crowd has always been of interest to me. At no point have I seen a big increase in the ethnic support. I can't say why that is, and to be fair my family think I am weird following speedway. Speedway's current problems are such that it is in a gradual,but persistent decline, and aiming at 1 specific demographic I don't think will make much difference. As to attracting Wolves fans I wish the Brummies well but I would not bank on it. When Wolves were closed in 82/83 I went to 1 meeting and that was at Perry Barr. And that was with Hans Nielsen our previous No.1. Without your own team it is just not the same. My football team is WWFC and I don't bother watching anybody else either.
  4. Beowulf

    Oxford Spires 2024

    For oldies like me, it should have been Cheetahs.
  5. Beowulf

    Brummies 2024...

    Peter Adams, one of the most successful team managers ever. I doubt that he told his riders how to set their bikes up. (And no, I am NOT saying Ermolenko will be as good as Adams)
  6. Beowulf

    Brummies 2024...

    One of the biggest losses for Wolves was that of track curator Doc Bridgett retiring due to ill health. During his tenure the racing was superb, passing inside and outside. Wolves won multiple track of the year awards as voted by referees and riders. Size and shape was irrelevant then. All this with limited access to the track due to the greyhounds. Subsequent curators have tried their best but really Bridgett was unmatchable.
  7. Beowulf

    Idea for seating ?

    Looks alright to be honest, how much though is I suppose the deciding factor.
  8. Beowulf

    Oxford Spires 2024

    Having been a fan since 1967, I used to love weekly speedway and it's demise is disappointing particularly when it's more to do with the influence of foreign leagues, GP'S etc rather than the willingness of fans to turn up regularly. You mention the patchy fixture list, well that is something the fans have to endure rather than enjoy. Any promoter would give their eye teeth for weekly attendances. As for cost Oxford should be able to come with packages for those who want to attend 1,2 or all 3 leagues. I must admit running 3 leagues is exceedingly ambitious and I wish the promotion the very best of luck.
  9. Beowulf

    Wolverhampton 2025

    Well I apologise for my original comment, and wait see what he can do for the club.
  10. Beowulf

    Wolverhampton 2025

    Has Tai offered a couple of earrings and some free tattoo sessions ?
  11. Beowulf

    Wolverhampton 2025

    When the football club were in trouble the council stepped in. I believe they own the land on which Molineux stands, Wolves own the infrastructure ie the stadium. Therefore, the council control what happens on that land. I, obviously stand to be corrected on this, if it has changed. So if the council own the rumoured site at i54, I would take that as a very positive sign. They are not going to pump loads of money in, but if they 'allow' speedway a presence, that would be a very good start.
  12. Beowulf

    Wolverhampton 2025

    No chance of that in the long run either. Wolves Council will be unwilling/incapable of providing the same level of support that Belle Vue have had from Manchester Council.
  13. Beowulf

    Wolverhampton 2025

    I used to love it when we rode on a Friday. Great night out, and still had the weekend to come. And not having to et up for work.
  14. Beowulf

    Wolverhampton 2025

    Agreed, Monmore easy to get to, very close to the town/city centre.

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