SPEEDWAY news and fixtures

(SPEEDWAY 1)WOLVERHAMPTON'S Scandinavian stars have been instructed to fly into the UK 24-hours before their relegation race-off against either Belle Vue or Peterborough at Monmore on Tuesday, October 14.Club bosses have arranged a special team get-together to discuss the meeting."We want the lads together a day early," said owner Chris Van Straaten."We've booked a table at a restaurant at the same time as staying focussed."(SPEEDWAY 2)SCUNTHORPE will welcome back four of their former riders for a special end of season meeting on October 31.Josh Auty, Joe Haines, Andrew Tully and World Cup star Tai Woffinden all enjoyed time in the Conference League with the club. Wolverhampton's David Howe will also figure.Scorpions chief Rob Godfrey said: "It's great to see all the lads back with us for what should be a great night."(FIXTURES)THURSDAY OCTOBER 2:YOUNG SHIELD: Redcar v Reading 7.30KIM JANSSON BENEFIT: Ipswich 7.30TOP GUN INDIVIDUAL: Sheffield 7.45FRIDAY OCTOBER 3:PREMIER LEAGUE PLAY-OFF SEMI-FINAL 1st leg: Edinburgh v Somerset 7.30 YOUNGSHIELD: Scunthorpe v Workington 7.30CHALLENGE: Weymouth v Swindon Sprockets OFF, Plymouth v Isle of Wight 7.30 SOMERSET JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP: Somerset 7.30SATURDAY OCTOBER 4:PREMIER LEAGUE: Stoke v Reading 7.30YOUNG SHIELD: Berwick v Birmingham 7pmCONFERENCE LEAGUE: Rye House v Weymouth 7pm ARLINGTON TROPHY: Eastbourne 7.30SUNDAY OCTOBER 5:YOUNG SHIELD: Reading v Redcar 6pmSCOTTISH CUP: Glasgow v Edinburgh 4.30CONFERENCE LEAGUE PLAY-OFF SEMI-FINAL: Boston v Redcar 7.30