Speedway: Sheffield Tigers' boss predicts great things in 2019

Sheffield co-promoter Peter Mole reckons the signing of Danny King will solve their main problem from 2018.

Friday, 28th December 2018, 9:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:49 am
Danny King leading Scott Nicholls Photo: Ian Charles

Earlier this year Mole said he felt the Tigers lacked an out-and-out No.1 as they finished bottom of the Championship.

But Mole insists that won't be a concern for the Owlerton outfit next year and has described 2019 as one of the most exciting seasons in a long time.

'With no disrespect to Charles (Wright) or Kyle (Howarth) I felt like we didn't have the firepower needed in the big heats, especially away from home,' Mole said.

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'But having Danny as No.1 who has so much experience at so many tracks will help our cause on that front next year and we're confident he'll do a terrific job in his first season as a Tiger.

'He's going to have support from Ty Proctor and Kyle who'll feel much more settled next year and Kasper (Andersen), Broc (Nicol), Zaine (Kennedy) and Drew (Kemp.) I feel we've got a nice balance to the team. There's that blend of youth and experience that is often so successful and we've got a team of real tryers so I'm sure Sheffield supporters are in for a treat next year in what is one of the most exciting seasons for the club for a fair while.'