Posts Tagged "Peterborough United"

Philliskirk’s Famous Five… Which Never Happened

By on Feb 26, 2013 in History, Latest | 0 comments

A recent tweet by the BBC’s Ian Dennis brought some memories flooding back. Not of Dennis’s angry reaction to my criticism of a Radio 5 Live show he hosted about UEFA’s Financial Fair Play initiative (although I thought Dennis was the programme’s only decent contributor). But memories of a curious FA Cup first-round tie from 1992. Dennis’s tweet concerned Oldham...

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Match Of The Past: Peterborough United

By on Oct 22, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We continue our series of archive matches of the clubs of the Football League Championship this morning with Peterborough United. Peterborough were formed in 1934 and were elected into the Football League in 1960 in place of Gateshead. They won the Fourth Division championship at the first attempt, but were relegated back to the Fourth Division in the summer of 1968...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Huddersfield Town 0-3 Peterborough United

By on May 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The extent to which the history of a football club can be woven into its modern day persona. It’s obvious that there is nothing genetic in passing down a legacy of greatness at a club. The enduring power of those that stay at the top is nothing to do with inherent superiority, but is usually a more prosaic matter of financial clout and strong organisation at...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Peterborough Head For Old Trafford

By on May 19, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 23 comments

If you wanted to see a hint of the essence of the unconfined joy of football coupled with a hint at the traditions of the game in England, it was on display behind the goal at Peterborough United’s London Road this evening. When, at the third attempt, Craig Mackail-Smith bundled the ball over the goal-line to complete the home side’s over-turning of what...

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The Sordid Pleasure Of The Mass Brawl

By on Sep 29, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

Last night’s matches in the Football League were a carnival of goals, drama and excitement but (with the possible exception of Leeds United’s extraordinary implosion against Preston North End) the majority of us real event of the evening came at London Road, where the end of the match between Peterborough United and Notts County was “marred”...

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