10 YEARS AGO POSH: Boss Barry Fry claimed his side's finishing posed more of a threat to nearby shop windows than the opposition goal during a 0-0 Division Three draw at York.
10 YEARS AGO
POSH: Boss Barry Fry claimed his side's finishing posed more of a threat to nearby shop windows than the opposition goal during a 0-0 Division Three draw at York.SPEEDWAY: Ryan Sullivan lived up to his 'Captain Marvel' monicker with a flawless 15-point maximum as Panthers won 47-43 at Eastbourne in the Elite League to remain in top spot. Panthers: Sullivan 15pts, Jason Crump 11, Sam Tesar 8, David Howe 8, Nigel Sadler 3, Scott Swain 2.
ICE HOCKEY: Pirates preserved their unbeaten Benson & Hedges Cup record with a 4-4 draw at home to Hull. Claude Dumas, David Clarke and Doug McEwen (2) got the city side's goals.
FOOTBALL: Martin Rowley scored with a far-post header to earn Holbeach a 1-0 victory over local rivals Bourne in a fiercely-contested FA Vase first qualifying round derby clash.
CRICKET: Chris Malton cracked a sparkling unbeaten 121 to keep Market Deeping on course for a third successive South Lincs Premier Division title thanks to a 51-run triumph over Boston.
BOWLS: Yaxley ace Nicky Brett and city star Jamie Reynolds helped England to victory in the British Isles Under 25 Championship.
RUGBY: The new season started badly for Borough. They were bashed 25-13 at Northampton Mens' Own and lost scrum-half Colin Mayo to a nasty head wound after a collision with team-mate Colin Thompson.
20 YEARS AGO
POSH: New manager Mark Lawrenson blasted his side's performance in his first home match at the helm. Carl Richards equalised in a 1-1 draw against Scunthorpe in front of 4,350 supporters.
ICE HOCKEY: Tony Medlock returned to a seat on the Pirates board just a week after resigning as director and manager of the club.
FOOTBALL: Former Posh striker Steve Phillips hit the winning goal for Baker Perkins in their 1-0 United Counties League derby victory over Bourne.
TABLE TENNIS: Ian Brown produced a man-of-the-match display with two wins as the Peterborough SEAT side beat Lincoln Crusaders 7-1 in Division Three of the British League. Keith Rodger and Lindsay Taylor also won twice.
POSH: Influential midfielder David Harle returned from a serious knee problem when playing 40 minutes of a reserve defeat at the hands of Walsall.
HOCKEY: Peterborough Town showed they have nothing to fear at National League level when drawing 1-1 with Canterbury. Steve Gregory scored their goal.
RUGBY: Flying winger John Sismey crossed for the only try as Borough were bashed 54-7 at Harrogate in the Pilkington Cup first round.
30 YEARS AGO
SPEEDWAY: Nigel Flatman led the way with 14 points as Panthers produced their best performance of the season to win 42-36 at Stoke in the National League. Other Panthers: Dave Gooderham 11, Andy Hines 6, Richard Greer 6, Ian Clark 3, Brian Clark 1, Paul Tapp 1.
FOOTBALL: Little Fenland giantkillers Parson Drove dumped Chelmsford City out of the FA Cup. Kevin Cawthorne scored one and then made the other goal for John Ivatt in a 2-0 first qualifying round win.
RUGBY: Winger Simon Dauncey led the way with a try double as Borough beat Old Newtonians 28-4 to record their first win of the season. Barry Parker, Andy Croson and Tim Smith also crossed.
CRICKET: Dave Remnant took 4-22 as Peterborough Town drew with Finedon in the Northants Championship. Peter Mills made 55 with the bat.
POSH: Trevor Quow, Billy Kellock and Tommy Robson hit the goals as Posh breezed past Crewe 3-0 in a Fourth Division clash so one-sided it was described as being 'like watching a heavyweight boxer dismantle a featherweight'.
FOOTBALL: John Allwood scored as Dogsthorpe beat Holme 1-0 in the Peterborough League to earn a first victory for more than a year.
GOLF: Barry Tyler bettered his own Thorpe Wood course record by another shot. Tyler lowered his mark to 72 while playing in a Captain's Day event.
40 YEARS AGO
POSH: Player-boss Jim Iley led by example as Posh claimed a 2-1 Division Four derby victory over Lincoln City at London Road. Iley scored the first goal before Tommy Robson converted the winner. Posh: Drewery, Potts, Noble, Conmy, Wile, Wright, Moss, Price, Hall, Iley, Robson. Sub: Holliday.
MOTORSPORT: Folksworth star Andy Ross had to settle for second best in the National Grass Track Championships at Yeovil. He was runner-up to Brian Maxted in the 500cc class.
HOCKEY: Saracens ace Kath Browning produced a five-star scoring spree as the city ladies' team saw off Kettering 6-2.
CRICKET: Peterborough Town secured a runners-up finish in the Northants League without even taking to the pitch as rivals Kettering failed to win their final match to overtake the city men.
FOOTBALL: John Beech bagged a brace as Peterborough Rovers romped to a 4-0 win over Sutton Bridge in the Peterborough League Premier Division
HOCKEY: Paddy Trevor and Geoff Ross scored the goals in a 2-1 win at Boston for Peterborough Town.
FOOTBALL: Bryan Boggis went closest when hitting the bar in Wisbech's 0-0 Southern League draw at Tonbridge - their fifth stalemate in seven games this season.