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MATCH COMMENT: Posh 2, Rotherham 1: Hatters were mad to sell match-winner Marriott to Peterborough United

Luton Town of League Two must have some decent strikers.

Phil Stebbing (blue) scores for Yaxley against Harborough. Photo: David Lowndes.

FA CUP ROUND-UP: Nine-man Sports survive to fight another day, Deeping take big scalp, Cuckoos and Tigers in goal-scoring form, Daniels out early, cracker between Wisbech and Spalding

Peterborough Sports survived to fight another day in the FA Cup by grabbing an equaliser when down to nine men in their preliminary round tie at Eynesbury Rovers today (August 19).

Posh man-of-the-match Jack Marriott in action against Rotherham. Photo: Joe Dent/

PLAYER VERDICTS: Marriott is Peterborough United’s man-of-the-moment

There’s no mistaking Peterborough United’s man-of-the-moment.

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Jack Marriott celebrates his first goal for Posh against Rotherham with team-mates. Photo: Joe Dent/

ON THE WHISTLE REPORT: Peterborough United 2, Rotherham 1: Jack at the double in Posh win

Goal-machine Jack Marriott fired Peterborough United to a third successive League One win today (August 19).

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Posh manager Grant McCann urges his players on against Rotherham. Photo: Joe Dent/

MATCH REACTION: Peterborough United will take confidence, but no arrogance into Cobblers clash after winning a great advert for League One football

Peterborough United will take confidence, but no arrogance, into next Saturday’s (August 26) League One derby at struggling Northampton Town despite recording a third straight League One win today (August 19).

Mo Farrah after missing out on a gold medal
				 Picture: Adam Davy

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Dreary and undignified athletes, a muscle-bound slogger, biting the hands that feeds, an heroic referee

Thank goodness that’s over.

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Evo Stik action from Peterborough Sports' v Kidsgrove Athletic last weekend. Sports won 3-0.

PREVIEW: It’s FA Cup weekend for many local clubs

Peterborough Sports travel to Eynesbury for an attractive preliminary round FA Cup tie tomorrow (August 19).

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AFC Stanground Sports before their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Moulton Harrox in the Peterborough League Premier Division last weekend. From the left are, back, Rob Ames, Tom Staggs, Sam Sheppard, George Staggs, Connor Baker, Jamie Stephens, Gareth Knowles, Chris Challis, front, Luke Clemenson, Joshua Staggs, Aaron Dunmore, Liam Stokes, Kurt Adams and Grant McClean.

PREVIEW: Premier Division title race should be a cracker

It’s already looking like another competitive Peterborough Premier Division campaign.

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Joe Newell in action for Posh.

PREVIEW: Ex-Peterborough United players with a point to prove don’t bother McCann

Peterborough boss Grant McCann insists he is not bothered about facing former players with points to prove at the ABAX Stadium tomorrow (August 19).

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Craig Mackail-Smith in action for Posh in a pre-season friendly against Wolves.

POSH LATEST: Mackail-Smith joins Wycombe Wanderers

Former Posh hot-shot Craig Mackail-Smith has signed a one-year deal with League Two club Wycombe Wanderers following his release by Luton Town.

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Zak Munton scored for Northern Star. Photo: Chantelle McDonald. @cmcdphotos

MATCH REPORTS: Star hold the Premier Division leaders

There was a good point on the road for Peterborough Northern Star in the United Counties League Premier Division last night (August 16).

Posh manager Grant McCann is expecting an exciting League One season.

PREVIEW: Hold on to your hats for a thrill-a-minute ride with Peterborough United

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann reckons the club’s fans are in for a thrill-a-minute League One campaign.

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Spurs star Dele Alli deserves a Premier League winniners medal.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Come on Spurs and the BBC!

I have to admit it was a pretty exciting start to the Premier League season.

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Posh strikers Jack Marriott (centre) with Junior Morias (right).

FEATURE: Sweet success so far for Peterborough United’s M & Ms

Peterborough striker Junior Morias believes his partnership with Jack Marriott can become as lethal as the club’s famous ‘Mac Attack’.

New Posh goalkeeper Jonathan Bond.

MEET & GREET: Summer signings are available in club shop!

Three Peterborough United players will meet fans in the club shopt at the ABAX Stadium tomorrow (August 17, 4-4.30pm).

Scott Coupland scored twice for Deeping at Yaxley including a penalty.

ROUND-UP: Emphatic derby win for Deeping, wins for Tulips, Daniels and Fenmen, two 100 per cent winning records come to an end

Deeping Rangers were emphatic United Counties League Premier Division derby winners last night (August 15).

Idris Kanu (left) looked sharp for Posh Reserves against Mansfield.

MATCH REPORT: Lloyd the match-winner in impressive reserve team display

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann was impressed with a 1-0 win for the reserves against Mansfield in a behind-closed-doors friendly yesterday (August 15)

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Zak Munton shoots for Peterborough Northern Star at Harborough at the weekend. Photo: Chantelle McDonald. @cmcdphotos

PREVIEW: Deeping seek to bounce back from shock defeat in derby battle at Yaxley, attractive games at Moulton Harrox and Sawtry

Deeping Rangers manager Michael Goode is expecting a positive bounce back from his side in tonight’s top United Counties League Premier Division match (August 15, 7.45pm).

Who is this scoring for Posh?

COMPETITION: Win tickets to see Posh play Southampton

Peterborough Today has teamed up with Checkatrade, official title sponsor of the Checkatrade Trophy, to offer 10 lucky Posh fans four tickets each to the Peterborough United v Southampton Under 23s game on Tuesday August 29.

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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