Paul Jones (left) and Craig Mackail-Smith celebrate the League One play-off final win at Old Trafford in 2011.
Paul Jones (left) and Craig Mackail-Smith celebrate the League One play-off final win at Old Trafford in 2011.

All the previous Peterborough United promotions - Posh have not sealed the deal by winning a home game for 47 years!

It’s been 47 years since Peterborough United last clinched a promotion by winning a match at London Road.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 4:41 pm

Posh have won promotion eight times in their 61-year Football League history, but only the 1973-74 team sealed the deal at home.

Posh have two chances to match that feat. A League One win over Doncaster Rovers at the Weston Homes Stadium tomorrow (April 27, 7.45pm kick off) or a home draw against promotion rivals Lincoln City on Saturday (May 1, 3pm kick off) will clinch a top two spot and a return to the Championship.

Here’s a reminder of the other Posh promotions...

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