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Graham
Gleave Page
 
John says: Graham Gleave is a supporter without equal.  I know him as a Belle Vue man but he has an interest that goes way beyond his home team.  For a number of years he has been researching archives etc and turning up copies of newspaper articles and other historical speedway gems, which I have been happy to include "dotted-around" the team pages in the A-Z section of the website.  I am pleased to give Graham his own page as a "thank you" for helping me so much.  Hopefully he will find more items which we can display on this page.
 
 
 
Graham says: my biggest "find" for John was in unearthing the Syd Newiss Photo Collection showing pics from the 1928/29 tour of Argentina.
John says: If you want to see the Syd Newiss collection please follow this link Argentine Tour
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
John says:  I am pleased to have the Graham Gleave page.  There are numerous researchers sending the website the fruits of their enquiries, but non so prolific as Graham.  if you can help him with 2nd half details from Belle Vue 1966-2007 please send me an email and I will forward it to him  John
 

 
 
 
Manchester
White City
Opening Day Poster
 
 
 

 
 
 
Smiler Henstock
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
 
Salford Riders Working on the Track
 
 
 

 
 
Various Match Reports
 
 
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
 
Rayleigh 1949
Oxford    1949
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
California-In-England
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
Match Reports Salford, Wombwell (Barnsley)
& Huddersfield
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
Speedway Star
 
 
 
 

 
 
Burnley
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
John says: Graham has helped me set up a number of the pages in the A-Z by sending me what evidence he could find e.g. Burnley.  Follow this link to the Burnley page.
 
 

 
 
 
Irish Revival
 
 
 

 
 
 
Greenford & Loughton
1928
 
 
Page 1
 
 
Page 2
 
 

 
 
Luton v Seaforth
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
Cardiff v Seaforth
 
Seaforth's Last Ever Meeting
1935
 
 
My apologies for the poor quality of the above text.  Try as I do, I am sometimes unable to photoshop some images to improve them and this is one of them.  Maybe I need to upgrade my software!  Send me a voucher for PC World someone!
 
 

 
 
The Motorcycle Magazine
 
1928
 
 
 
 

 
 
Preston
 
 
John says: Graham has helped me set up a number of the pages in the A-Z by sending me what evidence he could find e.g. Preston.  Follow this link to the Preston page.
 


 
 
South Africa
The Springboks
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 

 
 
Jack Young
Recordbreaker
 
Courtesy of Graham Gleave
 
 
 
 

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