SP Case.JPG (5768 bytes) LIVERPOOL CHADS

This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the speedway team.

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Speedway racing is known to have taken place in at least 3 separate venues across Liverpool starting in 1928. That first meeting was at the Stanley Stadium in the Fairfield area of the City. It was staged on 25th August of that year. This was a successful period in the teams history, moving through the structure of British Leagues and National Leagues.
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Liv30.JPG (15831 bytes) The final speedway meeting in the area took place on 2nd September 1960. Liv49.JPG (20894 bytes)
SP Dallison.JPG (24606 bytes) Greyhound racing was staged in Seaforth in 1933 with the first meeting going ahead on 25th February of that year. Greyhound racing was to continue at the track for a further 32 years.

 

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Liv50.JPG (19138 bytes) At various times in their history the team have been known as the Chads, the Eagles, the Pirates and not surprisingly the Merseysiders. Liv60.JPG (17776 bytes)
SP Key.JPG (26705 bytes) This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced for the team throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to read more widely we recommend a visit to

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21   especially

Complete History of the British League: Speedway

by Peter Oakes  ISBN-10: 0948882077

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Liv61.JPG (17560 bytes) To view a complete collection of badges choose the relevant link below:

1930-60

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More detailed information is available from "Homes of British Speedway' by Robert Bamford & John Jarvis

A further great source of information is provided on John Skinner's excellent website on Defunct Speedway tracks, with a link given below.
http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/

If you have rare Liverpool badges or artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net orjocksomerville@gmail.com

1929 1930 1934
1935 1936 1937
1957 1959 1960