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Telford Tigers

  • Year of foundation: 1985
  • Colours: White, Orange, Black
  • Club status: active (folded in 1999, reborn in 2001 as Telford Wildfoxes, reverted to Tigers in 2005. Closed in 2009, reopened in 2010 as Fans Trust’ )
  • Address: Telford Tigers, St Quentin Gate
    Telford, United Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 07711 322914
  • Email: contact@telfordtigers.co.uk, season.tickets@telfordtigers.co.uk (tickets)
  • WWW: Telford Tigers
 

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Season 2017-2018

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This club in 2017-2018: National Ice Hockey League (UK)

 
Current rosterseason 2017-2018
Pos Player name State Born Height Weight Shoots  
FMacaulay Heywood07.08.1996182 cm86 kgright
CJason Silverthorn01.07.1979183 cm86 kgright

* no longer in the club

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Telford Tigers IH Club Ltd. was formed for season 1985-86 by Central TV commentator Gary Newbon with entertainer David Ismay as chairman and Canadian defenceman Chuck Taylor as player coach
In 1989-90, after winning a title, the team was put into liquidation in the summer.
A new company, Telford Tigers Ice Hockey Club (1990) reformed the team for next season. A year later, former NHLer Jere Gillis took over the coaching role
For the 1993-94 season Kevin Murphy was appointed head coach but after end of season the club was issued with an order to fold owing £30,000 in unpaid VAT. A new club was formed but in December 1996, Tigers again ran into money troubles, but were saved by Ken Crickmore, who listed them on the OFEX stock market.
In 1997 Director Roy Williams resigned before Telford Tigers Ice Hockey plc went bankrupt, eventually being wound up in the High Court in Spring 1999 owing money to both Lawless and his players.
In Summer 1999, Telford Timberwolves were launched, but folded after losing 6 B&H Cup games.
In 2001, the Wildfoxes competed in the amateur English National League. In 2003 they joined the EPL, and changed their name to Telford Tigers for the 2005-06 season.
In 2009-10 Telford Tigers did not ice during mainly due to financial difficulties and missing a deadline for registration into the English Premier Ice Hockey League.
In February 2010, it was announced that a 'Fans Trust' had been formed, and that it was intending to ice a Telford Tigers team in the EPL once more. In April 2010, it was confirmed that the teams application to the EPL had been accepted.

Notable players:
  • from 1985 to 1999: Telford Tigers IHC
  • from 1999 to 2001: Telford Timberwolves
  • from 2001 to 2005: Telford Wildfoxes
  • from 2005 to present: Telford Tigers
 

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Telford Tigers participates in season 2017-2018: National Ice Hockey League (UK)

 
 
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