The 60 most memorable moments in Peterborough United’s Football League history as Barry Fry turns the tables on his critics, a shock sacking and the man who loved the club so much he bought it

Peterborough United are celebrating 60 seasons as a Football League club in 2019-20.

Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 9:23 am
Posh fans used to protest at Barry Fry's management.

To mark the anniversary Peterborough Telegraph Posh writer Alan Swann has ranked 60 memorable moments from the last 60 years. Football League and play-offs only (no cup memories) and in reverse order. Today it’s numbers 41-50.

1987: Physio Bill Harvey is credited with saving the life of Posh full-back Steve Collins after the player had swallowed his tongue during a game with Northampton
1962: Legendary manager Jimmy Hagan, the architect of the dazzling Fourth Division title winning side from two seasons earlier was 'sacked on the spot' for 'incidents involving players'.

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2008: Posh finished runners-up in League One behind Leicester, but above Leeds who they beat at London Road 2-0 with goals from George Boyd (right) and Craig Mackail-Smith.
1969: Jim Hall scored four and Peter Price (right) three as Posh recorded their biggest home win, 8-1 over Oldham, a record that still stands.
1992: Posh fans were not happy when 'King' Ken Charlery was sold to Watford, but his replacement Tony Philliskirk (right) scored a stunning debut goal in a 2-0 Division One win at Leicester.
2018: Incredible scenes as Posh players shovel snow from the pitch during a break in play caused by a blizzard to ensure a match against Walsall is completed.
1999: Posh sell youth team graduates Simon Davies (centre) and Matthew Etherington (right) for a combined fee of £1.2 million to Spurs straight after a club record 5-0 home defeat to Rotherham.
1998: Posh fans decided to protest at Barry Fry's managerial reign by waving red cards during a game. Fry took the sting out of the situation by waving one himself!
1973 : Posh, who were battling to stay out of the Division Four re-election zone, came from 3-0 down to beat Crewe 4-3 with four goals in the final 30 minutes. Jim Hall (right) bagged a hat-trick.
1992: There is widespread astonishment as, after securing back-to-back promotions as manager, Chris Turner buys Posh from John Devaney and makes himself chairman.