Simmons to manage Witches again in 2009

THE Ipswich Evening Star Witches speedway team will have Pete Simmons as team manager again in 2009.Witches rider/manager Chris Louis confirmed this today when he said: “I have nothing but praise for Pete.

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THE Ipswich Evening Star Witches speedway team will have Pete Simmons as team manager again in 2009.

Witches rider/manager Chris Louis confirmed this today when he said: “I have nothing but praise for Pete.

“It was a bit of a risk when we gave him the post last season, but he was brilliant and did a superb job.


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“We let him get on with it, and there was no need to intervene. I am very pleased to have him back onboard next year and pleased to announce him as our first signing.

“Mike Smillie moved to the general manager's post and this also worked out well with Mike also doing a wonderful job.”

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The make-up of the Witches 2009 team will be finalised after the Elite League promoters' annual conference in Spain that starts next Thursday.

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