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|The Seedhill Stadium was the venue for the first speedway to be held in the Lancashire town of Nelson. It was held in 1967 and at that inaugural meeting on 5th August Goog Allan was to gain success.|
|The team enjoyed Open racing in its first year but then joined the Second Division of the British League.|
|The brief period of success was to end in 1970
when the team had to move to Bradford to complete any fixtures.
|The track length was 300 yards.|
|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
Complete History of the British
by Peter Oakes ISBN-10: 0948882077
Appropriately in respect to Lord Nelson the team have always been known as the Admirals.
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.
For all Speedway enthusiasts, John Somerville’s website should always be your first port of call:-https://www.skidmarks1928.com/v/photos/john-somerville-collection