Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages
Staffordshire: Shelton Tigers
About the team
1st track was in the middle of what is now Smallwood Playing Fields.
2nd track was in Clough Street, Hanley.
3rd track, which was built by the council, was in Compton Street, Shelton. This was opened on the 15th October 1967 with a challenge match against Offerton Devils, which the Tigers lost 50-45.
All three tracks were within 200yds of each other.
Raced from 1961 - 1969(disbanded on Aug 10th this year due to lack of riders).
In 1973 changed name to the Stoke Potters(Speedway team had that name).
Team colours were Black & Yellow stripes, with the head of a tiger being added in 1966, over black & yellow striped shirts.
Club Secretary/Manager: Brian Massey, 23 Warwick Street, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent(throughout the 60s).
1965 Doug Davis won the Potteries Championship at White Rock, runner-up Dave McCue, 3rd Henry Jones.
- Peter Armstrong
- Phil Barcroft
- Alan Barnett
- Keith Beckett
- Ray Bodin
- P. Bolden
- David Bourne
- Paul Brocklehurst
- Robert Brown
- Ray Brunt
- Dave Cartlidge
- Paul Chaddock
- Peter Cliff
- Tommy Colclough
- Reg Colclough
- Martin Collins
- L. Cotton
- Doug Davis
- Ian Drummond
- A. Duckers
- Dave Dunlop
- Paul Edwards
- Ray Elsby
- Dave Foster
- John Gerritty
- Robert Hacker
- Jim Harper
- Norman Harper
- Trevor Horwell
- John Hughes
- Graham Hurd
- Gordon Husseyien
- P. James
- Henry Jones
- Ivan Jones
- Clive Kirkham
- P. Kirkham
- Phil Lee
- Rex Leverett
- Anthony Lomas
- Ken Marshall
- Brian Massey
- Dave McCue
- Martin McGarrigle
- Paul Montelli
- Dennis Morris
- Jeffrey Morris
- Steve Moss
- .... Mycock
- Dennis Newton
- Keith Nugent
- Roger Parks
- Mike Pellington
- Alan Pennington
- Jeffrey Philp
- Mick Roberts
- Roy Salt
- Arthur Seddon
- Doug Shaw
- John Shone
- Adrian Shore
- .... Stoddard
- Malcolm Stubbs
- Martin Stubbs
- Peter Simmonds
- Tony Scigliano
- C. Stevens
- T. Snape
- Graham Titley
- Anthony Todd
- Alan Toft
- Alan Tunnicliff
- Jeff Waskiel
- P. Wooton
1961 to 1967. Shelton Tigers track.
1961 Original Shelton Tigers. Trevor Hor...
1964 Shelton Tigers. Henry Jones - John ...
1964. John Hughes & Tommy Colclough.
1964. Aldridge Hammers v Shelton Tigers....
1964 Dave McCue(White Rock) & Henry Jone...
1964 Alan Pennington - Tom Colclough - R...
Doug Shaw 1964.
1965 Shelton Tigers. Bob Hacker - Tom Co...
Keith Nugent & Paul Brocklehurst.
1965 Tom Colclough(Shelton) & Rex Levere...
1965. Bob Hacker in a match against Shef...
1965. Shelton v Stradbroke Tigers. John ...
Ivan Jones 1965.
1965 John Hughes with Johnny Fountain(Pa...
1965. Doug Davis(Potteries Champion 1965...
Shelton Top-Bend 1965.
Shelton Top-Bend 1965.
1966. Newcastle Devils v Shelton Tigers....
1966 Shelton v Oldbury Lions. Norman Har...
1966 Shelton V Oldbury Lions. John Hughe...
1966. Shelton v Oldbury Lions. Doug Shaw...
1966 Tigers v Oldbury Lions. Tom Colclou...
1966. Shelton v Oldbury Lions. Norman Ha...
1966. Shelton v Oldbury Lions. Tom Colcl...
Dave McCue in the lead.
1966 Oldbury Lions v Shelton Tigers. L/R...
1966. Aldridge Hammers v Shelton. Alan P...
1966. Shelton v Newcastle Devils. Bob Ha...
Henry Jones at Wilmslow 1966.
Jim Harper at Brandon 1966.
Paul Edwards racing at Brandon.
Paul Brocklehurst 1966.
1967 Shelton Tigers. Brian Massey - Phil...
1967. Henry Jones-Dave McCue-Rex Leveret...
1967. Shelton v Offerton Devils(opening ...
1967 Shelton v Belle Vue Gladiators. Ala...
1967 Shelton v Belle Vue Gladiators. Dav...
Shelton v Belle Vue Gladiators. Doug Dav...
1967. Phil Barcroft.
1967. Shelton v Belle Vue Aces. Dave McC...
1967 Exeter Aces v Shelton Tigers. L/R P...
1967 Exeter Aces v Shelton Tigers.
1967. Shelton Tigers at Exeter.
1967 Shelton V Blackley Flyers. Dave McM...
Shelton v Blackley Flyers. Tom Colclough...
1968 Champions of Champions winning team...
Adrian Shore 1968.
Dave Foster 1968.
Alan Pennington 1968.
Dave McCue 1968.
Dennis Newton 1968.
Doug Davis 1968.
Rob Salt 1968.
Tom Colclough 1968.
Tom Colclough receives the Shelton Champ...
Ray Bodin in action.
1970. Roy Salt.
1970. Denton Stars v Shelton Tigers. Den...
1970. Denton Stars v Shelton Tigers. Dou...
Alan Pennington in action.
Alan Pennington leads Tim Wall(Aldridge ...
Dave McCue leads at Denton
Doug Shaw and Henry Jones leading at She...
1965. Graham Hurd leads Trevor Bowles(Al...
Henry Jones-Dave McCue-Rex Leverett rela...
Individual line up at Shelton.
Dave Foster and Henry Jones leading Wedn...
Dave Foster inside Joe Williams(Wednesfi...
Shelton Tigers v Bradwell Bulldogs. L/R:...
Action shot at Shelton. L/R: Ray Elsby-H...
Shelton Junior Championship Line-up.
Tommy Colclough racing at Oldbury.
Doug Davies leads John Hughes at Shelton...
Jeff Waskiel and Henry Jones(gates 2 & 4...
Josh Gleave(Blackley) leads Dave Foster ...
Shelton v Belle Vue Gladiators. L/R: Phi...
Adian Shore in action.
Shelton Team. L/R: Bob Hacker-Anthony Lo...
Shelton Tigers. L/R: Rob Hacker-Doug Dav...
Shelton v Belle Vue Gladiators. Henry Jo...
John Hughes leads Doug Shaw.
Paul Edwards-Rob Hacker-Henry Jones.
The Tigers. L/R: Graham Hurd-Martin McGa...
Shelton v Blackley Monarchs. L/R: Brian ...
Dave McCue leads Dave Underhil(Tipton In...
Dave McCue(Wilmslow Hammers) and Doug Da...
Denton Stars v Shelton Tigers. L/R: Dave...
Alan Pennington and Paul Edwards on the ...