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Edinburgh Monarchs dropped by sponsors ahead of new season

Edinburgh Monarchs have been rocked ahead of the new season by the news that Parsons Peebles have dropped their team sponsorship of the club after just one year.

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Visa wrangle scuppers Edinburgh Monarchs’ bid to sign Luke Becker

Visa wrangle scuppers Edinburgh Monarchs’ bid to sign Luke Becker

Edinburgh Monarchs have been blocked by the British Speedway Promoters Association from signing young speedway rider Luke Becker.

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Plans for new homes at West Lothian site threatens Edinburgh sports stadium

The future of city speedway team Edinburgh Monarchs at their West Lothian home could be under threat as plans for new homes on the land have been tipped for approval in an online post by a local councillor.

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Monarchs kick-start new season with Glasgow double-header

Monarchs kick-start new season with Glasgow double-header

There has been a thawing in relations between Edinburgh Monarchs and Glasgow Tigers which will see the clubs kick-start the 2018 season with home and away Scottish Cup ties.

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Einburgh Monarchs new signing Matt Williamson

Matt Williamson so excited to sign for Edinburgh Monarchs

Matt Williamson has revealed how relieved he was at securing a dream move to Edinburgh Monarchs because he feared was going to be without a Championship club in 2018 after being freed by Workington.

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Edinburgh Monarchs sign former Comet Matt Williamson

Edinburgh Monarchs have just one space left to complete their 2017 squad after unveiling 25-year-old Englishman Matt Williamson as their sixth signing for next season.

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Edinburgh Monarchs sign Swede ahead of 2018 season

Edinburgh Monarchs sign Swede ahead of 2018 season

Edinburgh Monarchs today unveiled 21-year-old Joel Andersson as their fifth signing for the 2018 speedway season at Armadale.

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Monarchs captain Sam Masters decided to quit the Armadale outfit because he was taking part in too many races. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs left ‘disappointed’ by Sam Masters decision to quit

Edinburgh Monarchs today said they were disappointed at Australian Sam Masters decision not to ride for the club next season, especially after buying his contract outright from Somerset Rebels.

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Sam Masters rode more than 100 times in 2017. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Skipper Sam Masters announces he won’t ride for Monarchs in 2018

Edinburgh Monarchs will be looking for a new skipper next season after Sam Masters declared he will not be riding in the Championship division in 2018.

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Edinburgh Monarchs will take on Lakeside Hammers next year. Pic: TSPL

Monarchs face new outfit in Championship as team limit is increased

Edinburgh Monarchs will race in an expanded 11-team Championship next year and will be able to use a higher team-building points limit after alterations were made in the wake of the British Speedway Promoters Association’s AGM.

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John Campbell and Alex Harkess is determined to get Monarchs' team just right next season. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs chief eager to get balance of 2018 team just right

Edinburgh Monarchs co-promoter Alex Harkess admits mistakes were made on the overall strength of the Capital speedway squad in the season just ended and has vowed to redress the issue as he wrestles with the blueprint of building a side for 2018.

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Monarchs captain Sam Masters leads

Monarchs bid to end on a winning note

Edinburgh Monarchs aim to end their season on a high when they take on Peterborough Panthers at the East of England Arena tonight.

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Edinburgh Capitals' Marek Tvrdon is closed down by the Braehead Clan defence. Picture: Jan Orkisz

Caps offer £5 tickets to Hibs, Hearts, Monarchs & Edinburgh Rugby fans

Edinburgh Capitals are offering tickets for just £5 to season ticket holders with Hibs, Hearts, Edinburgh Rugby and Edinburgh Monarchs for their upcoming matches against Manchester Storm and Sheffield Steelers.

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Sam Masters will be available for the trip to Peterborough. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs to round off season against Panthers on Friday

Edinburgh Monarchs will complete their 2017 Championship speedway season with a visit to Peterborough Panthers on Friday.

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Edinburgh Monarchs travel to Peterborough on Sunday for a meaningless match. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Edinburgh Monarchs left to rue slack play-off display

Edinburgh Monarchs complete their Championship league programme with a trip to face Peterborough Panthers at the east of England Showground on Sunday. But trying to pick the team up following Friday’s play-off semi-final loss to Ipswich Witches at Armadale won’t be easy.

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Erik Riss, Danny King, Rory Schlein and Sam Masters race in the heat 15 decider at Armadale last night. Picture: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs 48, Ipswich 41: Monarchs’ title dream is ended in final race

Edinburgh Monarchs bowed out of the speedway play-offs in dramatic fashion at Armadale tonight. T

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Monarchs' Mitchell Davey leads Connor Mountain in heat two. Pic: Ron MacNeill

Monarchs head into play-off second leg facing ten-point deficit

Edinburgh Monarchs have work to do if they are to reach the Championship play-off finals after going down to Ipswich Witches in tonight’s semi-final first-leg tie at Foxhall Heath.

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Erik Riss wants Monarchs to help each other out

Monarchs aiming to keep within ten points of Ipswich

REACHING the speedway play-offs means anything achieved in the regular season counts for nothing now. So Edinburgh Monarchs’ recent victory at Ipswich Witches, their semi-final opponents, must be wiped from the memory banks.

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Monarchs captain Sam Masters leads Witches' paire Kyle Newman and Danny King, with Mark Riss far right at Armadale. Picture: Ron MacNeil

Monarchs face Witches in two-legged play-offs semi-final

Edinburgh Monarchs have been drawn against Ipswich Witches in the speedway play-off semi-finals with the first leg at Foxhall Heath on Thursday and the deciding leg at Armadale 24 hours later.

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Mark Riss beats Matt Williamson

Monarchs into the last four as they make Comets crash

Edinburgh Monarchs clinched their place in the speedway play-offs with a convincing 54-38 victory at Workington Comets at Derwent Park on Saturday night.

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