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ENGLISH SCHOOLS CUP: Hampton beaten in a Brighton bog

Hampton College lost their big quarter-final in the English Schools Under 16 Cup yesterday (February 24).

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Action from Peterborough Polonia's PFA Senior Cup semi final win over ICA Sports (blue). Photo: David Lowndes.

PREVIEW: A semi-final clash between the top two, Thorney favourites to reach a final, Peterborough Polonia have another big match

The top two teams in the Peterborough Premier Division Netherton United and Moulton Harrox clash in a President’s Shield semi-final at Broad Lane tomorrow (February 24, 1.30pm).

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Tom Gosling (left) playing for Holbeach United.

BREAKING NEWS: Local striker expected to fight lifetime football ban

Long Sutton Athletic striker Tom Gosling is expected to fight a decision to ban him from football for life.

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Refereeing twins  Ashley (left) and Oliver Hammond.

REFEREEING COURSE: Twins make the grade

Twins Ashley and Oliver Hammond are celebrating double success after both attended a recent referees course in Peterborough and passed the course assessment.

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Glinton & Northborough Amber Under 13s are pictured before their 3-2 win over Riverside Rovers. From the left are, back, Logan Noble, Mekhi Underwood, Louie Diemh, Archie East, Nathan Whitfield, Harvey Robertson, Eden Spooner, front,  Samme Oliviero, Finlay Hopkins, Freddie Butcher, Jamie Nixon, Stephen Bliss and Luke O'Donnell.

Yaxley youngsters are looking good for a trophy four-timer

Yaxley Under 13s are looking good for four trophies this season.

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Darren Paling.

Peterborough League players take on England team

A group of local footballers will face international opposition on Sunday as part of the Peterborough Football Association’s 125th anniversary celebrations.

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The ICA girls who played for Arsenal.

GIRLS FOOTBALL: ICA players turn out for Arsenal

A bunch of buddung ICA Sports talents represented one of the biggest clubs in women’s football last week.

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English Schools Under 16  FA Cup action featuring Hampton College and  Farlingaye High School.

SCHOOLS FOOTBALL: Nene Park pipped at the quarter-final stage

Nene Park Academy’s great run in the English Schools Under 15 FA Cup came to an end yesterday (February 21).

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola (left) and Paul Cook (right) at loggerheads during a stormy FA Cup tie.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Football is now the ugly game

The transformation of football from the ‘beautiful game’ to the ugliest of sports is almost complete.

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Netherton United Under 14 manager Simon Roberts, pictured here receiving sponsored kit from  Debbie Isham of SAS Utility, will hopefully take one of his teams into the Junior Premier League next season.

Netherton planning to enter an elite league

Netherton United are hoping to enter two of their junior teams in the national Junior Premier League next season.

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Will Palmer has been picked for England.

DEAF FOOTBALL: Palmer picked for England and top coach joins Posh

Peterborough United’s thriving deaf football set-up has received a double boost this week.

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Jess Driscoll, Emily Smith, Keir Perkins, Jeorgia Carr and Kathryn Lusk celebrate a Posh goal during the win over Northampton. Picture: Gary Reed

LADIES FOOTBALL: Posh nail the Cobblers to keep promotion push going

Peterborough United Ladies gained one of their best results of the season yesterday (February 18) when winning away at Northampton Town in the East Midlands Women’s League.

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Action from Peterborough Polonia's PFA Senior Cup win over ICA Sport (blue). Photo: David Lowndes.

ROUND-UP: Mizia magic and Halas heroics see Polonia topple cup holders, Netherton back on top, great day for Moulton Harrox teams and a depleted Oundle reserve side

Returning hot-shot Adrian Mizia starred as Polonia caused a shock by dumping holders ICA Sports out of the PFA Senior Cup on Saturday (February 17).

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LATEST NEWS: Peterborough League player charged with improper conduct following social media comments

A Peterborough League footballer has been charged with improper conduct after allegedly making derogatory comments towards a referee on social media.

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Feeder  Soccer Under 12s are pictured before their 3-1 win over Hampton Royal in the Under 12 League Cup.  Pictured from the left are, back, Elliott Parry, Harvey Hutchings, Lewis Lilley, Ian Hutchings, Owen Hill, Jamie Graham, Mckenzie Neilly, Nicky Garner, front, Ethan Ketteringham, Archie Thompson, Liam Bello-Matthews, George Lord, Connor Leaves and Mason Clarke,

It’s Red alert as Holbeach lads step up their bid for a double

Holbeach United Reds are looking good for a Junior Alliance league and cup double at Under 12 level.

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Jess Driscoll scored twice for Posh. Picture: Gary Reed

LADIES FOOTBALL: Posh boost promotion hopes

Peterborough United Ladies jumped into second place in Division One South of the East Midlands Women’s League with a big win on Sunday (February 11).

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Action from Glinton & Northborough's PFA Minor Cup win at AFC Orton. Photo: David Lowndes.

ROUND-UP: Ugly end to a dramatic quarter-final, Lions back on top, four goals for good Evans, hat-tricks for great Scott and on-loan Kilbride

There was an ugly end to a dramatic PFA Senior Cup quarter-final between Long Sutton and Netherton United on Saturday (February 10).

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Vicky Gallagher scored twice for Star.

LADIES FOOTBALL: Star remain on course for the title

Peterborough Northern Star kept their title tilt on track in the East Midlands League Premier Division with a 4-0 win at Mansfield Town yesterday (February 11).

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Oundle Town Under 14s are pictured before their 9-2 win over Blackstones. They are from the left, back, Daniel Morgan, Samuel Webster, Thomas Levick, Thomas Clarke-Knowles, Daniel Fuller, Callum Stott, Oakley Read,  front, Harrison Scott, Josh Sanders, Charlie Sumner, Thomas Lee, Luke Yarland and George Weed.

League Cup success for Glinton lads comes as a bit of a shock

Glinton & Northborough Black caused the only upset when the Junior Alliance Under 13 League Cup competition resumed on Sunday.

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Hazel Burgess pictured receiving county and regional FA Chartered Standard League awards  last year on behalf of the Junior Alliance League.

Bad behaviour in junior football is ‘a disease’ that’s spreading

Abusive behaviour in junior football in the Peterborough area is worse now than it’s ever been.

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