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The league leaders are taught a lesson by March Soccer School

Feeder Soccer Under 12s sufferd a first Peterborough Junior Alliance League defeat of the season on Sunday.

Local Football
Action from the Lions' last game against Scunthorpe. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Sharks will give Lions’ opponents Sandbach plenty of extra bite

Peterborough Lions’ promotion credentials face another thorough examination this weekend.

Rugby union
Tony McClure on the attack for the Juggers against Old Deaconians.

Deacon’s School players return to remember ‘Eggy’

A team of old Deacon’s School players rolled back the years on Saturday when they came out of retirement to play in a special memorial match.

Rugby union
Greg Pick in action.

Pick’s return will be a welcome boost

Phantoms hope to welcome popular defenceman Greg Pick back into action this weekend.

Phantoms
Leigh Jamieson celebrates scoring the equalising goal against Basingstoke to send the game into overtime. Picture: Tom Scott

Steeldogs will be a tough test says coach Koulikov

Phantoms are involved in a clash of two table-toppers this Saturday night - and head coach Slava Koulikov insists it is essential they emerge victorious.

Phantoms
Debutant netminder Euan King stopped all three penalty shots to secure the win for Phantoms against Basingstoke. Picture: Tom Scott

Promising start for netminder on Phantoms return

Euan King’s homecoming could hardly have got off to a better start.

Phantoms
Posh goalkeeper Matt Wilshire scored in an 18-0 win.

Big wins for Posh sides in action at St George’s Park

Posh picked up three big wins in the first round of matches in the EFL Futsal Scholarship National League.

Posh
The Peterborough Regional College team.

COLLEGE RUGBY: First loss for Peterborough Regional College

There was a first defeat of the season for the Peterborough Regional College rugby team yesterday (November 22).

Rugby union
Joe Perry is in good form in Belfast.

NORTHERN IRELAND OPEN: Perry through to the last 16

Joe Perry put all the experience of his 25-year career to perfect use this morning (November 23) to ease his way through to the last 16 in the Dafabet Northern Ireland Open.

local-sport
George Whiteman with the Top Club trophy and Top Girl  winner Amy Paget.

Another wonderful weekend for those young speed COPS

There was another dominant display by City of Peterborough Swimming Club (COPS) at the weekend.

Swimming
Cricket

Ashes column: Men behaving badly

If it hadn’t been for Kerry Packer, World Series Cricket and the smartphone, England’s Ben Stokes might well be out in Australia defending the Ashes, this winter, rather than waiting at home to see if he’ll be charged with actual bodily harm, after that brawl in Bristol, last September.

Cricket
John Whincup.

Whincup’s a winner on the Beastie

There was a good turnout for the Decoy Sunday Open match which saw anglers spread over both the Horseshoe and Beastie Lake.

Angling
Richard Bond won at Rookery Waters.

You can’t beat the good Old Nene at this time of year

Sometimes I don’t think anglers in the area realise just how good our local fenland waters are, particularly at this time of year when winter settles in and we have some heavy frosts to contend with.

Angling
Mike Jones at Park Lane Primary School. Pictures: RWT Photography

Referees Day another big hit for hundreds

Premier League referee Mike Jones was certainly kept busy when he visited Peterborough last week.

Local Football
Alan Pardew.

RUMOUR MILL: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone’s representatives contact Everton to express his interest in vacant manager’s position | Liverpool contact PSG over loan move for Julian Draxler | Arsenal could snap up Inter Milan’s Joao Mario for £26m

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone’s representatives have contacted Everton to express his interest in the vacant manager’s position and the rest of today’s gossip.

Football
Evander Wishart leads from fellow Fenland Clarion rider Fearne Starr in the Muddy Monsters event.

Evander makes a winning start in Muddy Monsters

Fenland Clarion youngster Evander Wishart was in great form as the Muddy Monsters (North Cambs) Youth Series kicked off in King’s Lynn.

Cycling
Martin Spencer and Annalisa Dunham have England trials coming up.

Northants B team are tough nuts to crack

Although they have only taken seven points from their opening two matches in the Derbyshire Trophy, the English Bowling Federation’s inter-county indoor championship, the newly-formed Northants B team are proving a tough nut to crack.

Bowls
Steve Robinson won the Eastern Cross-Country Championships at Bury St Edmunds.

Robinson recovers just in time to take the Eastern title

An eleventh hour decision to run proved the right choice for Peterborough AC’s Steve Robinson as he ran out an easy winner of the Eastern Cross-Country Championships on Saturday.

Athletics
Nandeli Pelembe.

Whitton is on the run for 24 hours

Eye Runner Lee Whitton is no stranger to bizarre challenges, but he topped the lot of them on Saturday winning a 24-hour running competition.

Athletics
Phil Martin.

Martin is third in only his second cross-country run

An Englishman, an Irishman and a Welshman travelled from Peterborough to Northern Ireland to compete in Saturday’s deadly serious British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International in Derry.

Athletics
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