The 2007 Premier League speedway season was the second division of speedway in the United Kingdom and governed by the Speedway Control Bureau (SCB), in conjunction with the British Speedway Promoters' Association (BSPA).

Season summary

The League consisted of 15 teams for the 2007 season with the addition of the Birmingham Brummies from the 2006 season.

The top four teams at the time of the fixture cut-off date to compete for the championship in the play-offs. Birmingham Brummies were in fifth place at the time of the fixture cut-off date, therefore the Isle of Wight Islanders qualified for the play-offs.

Teams finishing in fifth to twelfth at the time of the fixture cut-off date compete in the Young Shield.

Final table

Key:
Premier League Play-Offs
Pos Club M Home Away F A BP Pts
W D L W D L
1 Kings Lynn Stars 28 14 0 0 6 1 7 1399 1162 11 52
2 Birmingham Brummies* 30 12 0 2 7 1 6 1345 1215 9 48
3 Rye House Rockets 28 14 0 0 3 0 11 1448 1113 13 47
4 Sheffield Tigers 28 14 0 0 4 0 10 1356 1206 11 47
5 Isle of Wight Islanders 28 13 0 1 4 0 10 1385 1176 11 45
6 Somerset Rebels 28 12 0 2 4 0 10 1328 1233 10 42
7 Workington Comets 28 12 1 1 3 0 11 1300 1251 8 39
8 Glasgow Tigers 28 12 0 2 4 0 10 1284 1276 6 38
9 Redcar Bears 28 10 1 3 2 0 12 1252 1320 5 30
10 Newcastle Diamonds 28 11 1 2 1 0 13 1202 1365 2 27
11 Stoke Potters 28 9 0 5 1 1 12 1212 1316 5 26
12 Mildenhall Fen Tigers 28 9 0 5 1 1 12 1218 1347 5 26
13 Edinburgh Monarchs 28 9 0 5 2 0 12 1214 1350 4 26
14 Newport Wasps 28 9 0 5 1 0 13 1163 1369 5 25
15 Berwick Bandits 28 3 1 10 0 0 14 1067 1474 0 7

*Birmingham Brummies were in fifth place at the time of the fixture cut-off date, therefore the Isle of Wight Islanders qualified for the play-offs.

Play-offs

Aggregate scores over two legs.

Semi finals

Final

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
Sweden Magnus Zetterström Somerset 10.79
Australia Chris Holder Isle of Wight 10.69
England Andre Compton Sheffield 10.43
Australia Shane Parker Glasgow 10.03
Sweden Daniel Nermark Kings Lynn 10.00
England Gary Havelock Redcar 9.84
Czech Republic Tomáš Topinka Kings Lynn 9.78
Australia Jason Lyons Birmingham 9.68
England James Wright Workington 9.53
England Carl Stonehewer Workington 9.32

Premier League Knockout Cup

The 2007 Premier League Knockout Cup was the 40th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier two teams. King's Lynn Stars were the winners of the competition for the third successive year.[1]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
30/04 Rye House 50-41 Mildenhall
03/06 Mildenhall 40-49 Rye House
22/04 Newcastle 50-40 Kings Lynn
25/04 Kings Lynn 64-29 Newcastle
25/04 Birmingham 49-41 Newport
29/04 Newport 51-39 Birmingham
03/05 Sheffield 57-36 Edinburgh
04/05 Edinburgh 60-33 Sheffield
04/05 Somerset 52-38 Glasgow
06/05 Glasgow 48-45 Somerset
05/05 Berwick 51-42 Stoke
06/05 Stoke 57-35 Berwick
19/05 Workington 50-42 Isle of Wight
22/05 Isle of Wight 52-43 Workington

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
25/05 Edinburgh 48-41 Somerset
11/07 Somerset 58-32 Edinburgh
31/05 Redcar 45-45 Kings Lynn
06/06 Kings Lynn 59-33 Redcar
02/06 Stoke 49-41 Newport
03/06 Newcastle 50-40 Stoke
26/06 Isle of Wight 52-40 Rye House
11/08 Rye House 50-43 Isle of Wight

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
24/08 Kings Lynn 49-44 Isle of Wight
18/09 Isle of Wight 45-45 Kings Lynn
07/10 Newport 50-42 Somerset
12/10 Somerset 61-32 Newport

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
19/10 Somerset 44-46 Kings Lynn
24/10 Kings Lynn 59-34 Somerset

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

External links

References