Peterborough United

COMMENT: Peterborough United are in safe hands

As a Posh fan who witnessed the grim days of the mid-1980s under John Wile’s management, and a journalist who experienced the eccentricities of Graham Westley close up, trust me when I say the club is in good hands right now.

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Posh boss Grant McCann is in a defiant mood.

PREVIEW: McCann insists he will defy the critics

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is determined to defy the critics who believe the club’s push for the League One play-offs is already over.

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Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony (left) with manager Grant McCann.

LATEST NEWS: Darragh backs McCann to be a roaring success

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has backed manager Grant McCann to be a roaring success at the ABAX Stadium.

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Action from AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Spalding (yellow). Photo: Alison Bagley.

REPORT: 10-man Tulips pull off a stunning win

Spalding United came back from the dead to secure a superb win at play-off rivals AFC Rushden & Diamonds in Division One South of the Evo Stik Northern League last night (February 21).

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Posh centre-back Ryan Tafazolli cuts a dejected figure as Southend players celebrate their second goal. Photo: Joe Dent/Theposh.com.

SWANNY’S MATCH VERDICT: Posh 1, Southend 4: The mother of all reality checks for feeble Peterborough United

Mark Tyer should have stood in the technical area and eaten a pie. Anything to deflect attention from this feeble Peterborough United performance.

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Posh centre back Ryan Tafazolli shoots at the Southend goal. Photo: David Lowndes.

MATCH REACTION: Time for Peterborough United’s players to stand up and be counted

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann has ordered his players to ‘stand up together like men’ after another demoralising League One home defeat tonight (February 21).

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Michael Bostwick in action for Posh against Southend just 24 days after breaking his jaw. Photo: David Lowndes.

PLAYER VERDICTS: The Peterborough United goalkeeper was at least average

Peterborough United were outfought and outplayed by Southend United in their League One fixture at the ABAX Stadium tonight (February 21).

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Action from Posh's home drubbing at the hands of Southend. Photo: David Lowndes.

MATCH REPORT: Peterborough United 1, Southend United 4: Home hammering leaves Posh play-off hopes hanging by a thread

Peterborough United’s League One play-off hopes are hanging by a thread after a dismal 4-1 home defeat at the hands of Southend United tonight (February 21).

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Jack Baldwin could be back in action for Posh against Southend.

MATCH PREVIEW: Crisis? What crisis? McCann still expects his team to shine

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann has shrugged off a midfield availability crisis to back his side to beat League One play-off rivals Southend at the ABAX Stadium tomorrow (February 21, 7.45pm kick off).

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Anthony Grant (left) chasing former Posh star Erhun Oztmer during the 2-0 defeat at Walsall. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

LATEST NEWS: Bans for skipper and recent signing give Peterborough United a huge headache

The Football Association have today (February 20) confirmed two-match bans for captain Chris Forrester and recent signing Anthony Grant.

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Posh defend a Walsall corner. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

SWANNY’S MATCH VERDICT: 15 minutes that could shape the rest of Peterborough United’s season

The result was bad, the manner of defeat was upsetting, but the ramifications of 15 crazy late minutes are potentially season-ending.

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Gwion Edwards was Posh's biggest goal threat until collecting a late injury at Walsall. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

PLAYER VERDICTS: ‘Keeper drops the ball and the man-of-the-match prize

Peterborough United goalkeeper Luke McGee was a man-of-the-match contender until his injury-time slip enabled Walsall to take a 92nd minute lead at the Banks’s Stadium today (February 18).

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Posh goalkeeper Luke McGee is about to fumble Erhun Oztumer's corner into his own net at Walsall under pressure from Amadou Bakayoko. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

MATCH REACTION: McCann furious at his team’s ill-discipline

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann delivered a post-match press conference full of fury after today’s (February 18) 2-0 League One defeat at Walsall

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Junior Morias of Peterborough United is closed down by the Walsall defence. Picture: Joe Dent

MATCH REPORT: Walsall 2, Peterborough United 0: A spell of injury-time that could wreck a season

Never mind the result, this 90 minutes could have a calamitous effect on Peterborough United’s season.

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Posh supporters in the Motorpoint Stand EMN-161031-165623002

Posh shut stand for Southend match due to lighting problems

Peterborough United are shutting the Motorpoint Stand for the match against Southend on Tuesday (February 21).

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Marcus Maddison (right) celebrates a goal for Posh at Port Vale.

PREVIEW: Maddison could become the best player in League One

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann believes Marcus Maddison can become the best player in League One.

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Fleet-footed Paul Taylor.

FEATURE: Time for the Peterborough United strikers to front up

It’s a problem which Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is yet to solve.

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Posh manager Grant McCann (right) enjoys a celebration at Oldham last season with his players including Erhun Oztumer (10).

MATCH PREVIEW: No regrets about losing the Turkish Messi

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann insists he has no regrets over the departure of midfield wizard Erhun Oztumer last summer.

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Dominic Ball (12) runs off in celebration after scoring the winning goal for Posh against Shrewsbury. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

PREVIEW: Peterborough United have become play-off believers

On-loan Dominic Ball insists the Peterborough United players are starting to believe a League One play-off place is theirs for the taking.

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Dominic Ball heads the winning goal for Posh against Shrewsbury. Photo: David Lowndes.

SWANNY’S MATCH VERDICT: A welcome and deserved win, but where have the goal-greedy Peterborough United strikers gone?

It’s not just in the Darragh MacAnthony era that Peterborough United have been associated with free-scoring football led by goal-hungry strikers

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