Former skipper Edwards dies, aged 92

FORMER Ipswich Witches speedway captain Bert Edwards has died.He was 92 and his funeral is being held at Oxford Crematorium on Thursday at 1.45pm.He came back to Foxhall Stadium for the club's 50th anniversary celebrations six years ago and was still remembered by thousands of Witches fans.

Elvin King

FORMER Ipswich Witches speedway captain Bert Edwards has died.

He was 92 and his funeral is being held at Oxford Crematorium on Thursday at 1.45pm.

He came back to Foxhall Stadium for the club's 50th anniversary celebrations six years ago and was still remembered by thousands of Witches fans.


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Previously living in Harrow, he moved to Oxfordshire last year where he and his wife were in sheltered accommodation.

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