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MATCH REPORT: Six of the best as City of Peterborough earn a terrific top-of-the-table victory

City of Peterborough Ladies claimed a superb, and crucial, victory in their top-of-the-table clash against Cambridge City seconds at Bretton Gate today (February 25).

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Michael Bostwick was in excellent form as Posh beat Rochdale. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

PLAYER VERDICTS: Taylor’s best game of 2017, Maddison and Bostwick shine as well

Paul Taylor delivered his best Peterborough United display of 2017 in the 3-1 League One win over Rochdale at the ABAX Stadium today (February 25).

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Rochdale's Donal McDermott is sent off after a foul on Posh skipper Jack Baldwin. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

MATCH REACTION: Hill slams red-card referee

Rochdale manager Keith Hill believes his side didn’t get a fair crack of the whip from referee Chris Sarginson during today’s (February 25) 3-1 League One defeat at Peterborough United.

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Posh midfielder Brad Inman is about to congratulate Tom Nichols on his goal against Rochdale. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

MATCH REPORT: Peterborough United 3, Rochdale 1: Four goals and three red cards as Posh win

Peterborough United kept alive their play-off hopes with a dramatic 3-1 win over Rochdale at the ABAX Stadium today (February 25).

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Posh players congratulate Jack Baldwin after he opened the scoring against Rochdale. Photo: Joe Dent/theposh.com.

MATCH REACTION: Manager McCann happy to see a pressure-free Peterborough United performance

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann is happy to soak up the play-off pressure on behalf of his playing squad.

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Stamford Under 7s.

Junior Daniels visit Leicester City

A young football team from Stamford enjoyed a trip to the Leicester City Academy this week.

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James Fox  is made a  Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Picture:: Yui Mok/PA Wire

ROWING: City oarsman meets the Queen

Peterborough rowing champion James Fox received his MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace yesterday (February 23).

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City of Peterborough skipper Ross Booth.

PREVIEW: No panic in the City camp ahead of a crucial weekend

City of Peterborough won’t be panicked by a first defeat in 13 East Premier A Division matches.

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Harry Limb (right) in action for Wisbech Town against Cambridge City.

TRANSER NEWS: Wisbech teenager joins Premier League club

Young Wisbech Town striker Harry Limb has signed for Premier League side Burnley today (February 24).

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Michael Bostwick picked up a knock against Southend but will be fit for the Rochdale game. Picture: Joe Dent

MATCH PREVIEW: No more talk about the play-offs says McCann

Posh boss Grant McCann says his players are feeling the play-off pressure.

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Alistair Price starts for Scotland.

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Former Wisbech schoolboy starts for Scotland

Former Wisbech Grammar School pupil Alistair Price will make his first start for the Scotland senior side on Saturday (February 25).

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Pictured 30 years ago is the Posh Club darts team. They played in Division Two of the Peterborough Club & Institute League and  the phoptograph was taken before a shock 5-4 win at title-chasing Walton & Werrington Club.  The Posh Clubs five  winners were Alf Corney, Ivan Hammond, Don Ireland, Vic Matson and Jim Copeman. From the left are, back, Vic Matson, Don Ireland, Martin Ireland, Alf Corney, front, Ivan Hammond, Jim Copeman, Alan Harrison and John Lilley.

LOOKING BACK: City ice hockey team the worst in British history

Back in February 1997 Peterborough Pirates became the worst team in British ice hockey history after suffering a 29th consecutive defeat.

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Youth football news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Star stay on course for a trophy treble

Peterborough Northern Star Under 18s kept their trophy treble hopes alive on Sunday with a comfortable Division One win against Pinchbeck.

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Park Farm Pumas Red Under 12s are pictured before their 5-0 win over Glintont & Northborough Black. From the left they are, back,  Leo Carpenter, Ethan Cutforth, Flynn McCauley, Adrian Bilicz, Matteo Perkins, Keane Bates, front, Jack Calpin, Alfie Howarth, Ollie Calpin, James Milson, Nicholas Overson and  Ethan Withers.

Vinni is on the ball as he hits 11 goals in Glinton’s whopping win

Vinni Ball pulled off a remarkable scoring feat at Under 13 level on Sunday.

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Joe Andresen scored three tries.

Borough boys increase their lead in title race

The Midlands East Division Two (South) title is Borough’s to lose.

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Lions centre Will Carrington indulges in a spot of afters in the game against Sheffield. Picture: Mick Sutterby

He who laughs last . . . the Lions chairman is being proved right

When Peterborough Lions outspoken chairman Andy Moore insisted back in October that his side were promotion candidates, people laughed.

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Darius Pliskauskas turns away after scoring the first of his two goals against Bracknell. Picture: Tom Scott

The target for Phantoms now is simple says Slava: ‘We need to win all the matches we have got left’

Coach Slava Koulikov insists every remaining game is a big one for Phantoms.

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Posh manager Grant McCann.

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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Action from last year's Fours weekend.

Fours are back at the Showground

Peterborough Panthers supremo Ged Rathbone is delighted to have been given the green light to stage the SGB Championship Fours again.

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Kevin Hobbs.

Marina wins prestigious Kelly Cup

Peterborough Cycling Club members had plenty to celebrate when they gathered at the Fleet Community Centre for their annual presentation of awards.

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