Posh players, staff and fans celebrate outside the Weston Homes Stadium after promotion to the Championship was clinched in dramatic style. Pictures: David Lowndes.

In pictures: Posh fans celebrate with players as promotion clinched in dramatic style

There were wild celebrations as Posh fans cheered a last minute goal that clinched a dramatic promotion to the Championship for Peterborough United.

By Mark Edwards
Saturday, 1st May 2021, 6:49 pm

Posh had slipped to 0-3 down to promotion rivals Lincoln City at the Weston Homes Stadium with the point needed to go up looking all but impossible this afternoon (May 1).

Jonson Clarke-Harris struck his most important goal of all to earn Peterborough promotion after a stunning comeback to earn a 3-3 draw against Lincoln.

Posh slumped to a three-goal deficit before roaring back to book their place in the Championship and seal a fourth rise under boss Darren Ferguson as Clarke-Harris tucked away a last-gasp spot-kick.

It sparked wild scenes outside the stadium where hundreds of fans had gathered.

And when the players went out to celebrate with the waiting supporters the fans’ joy was complete.

Posh slumped to a three-goal deficit before roaring back to book their place in the Championship and seal a fourth rise under boss Darren Ferguson as Clarke-Harris tucked away a last-gasp spot-kick.

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