Peterborough United co-owner has no issue with fixture congestion and he’s happy to see Posh players fined for unprofessional behaviour

Jonson Clarke-Harris.Jonson Clarke-Harris.
Jonson Clarke-Harris.
Posh co-owner Darragh MacAnthony would be happy for the 2020-21 season to be extended until the end of the May.

But he’s accepted the hectic schedule imposed on EFL clubs during the second-half of the season.

Posh have 17 League One games to play in the next 11 weeks.

“Look, after what happened last season I’d be happy to play every Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday if it means finishing the season,” MacAnthony said on his Hard Truth podcast. “We’re in a season like no other so it wouldn’t bother me if we played every two days.

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“But equally I have no problem if the season is extended until the end of May. The Euros are coming up in the summer, but that won’t matter to teams at our level.”

Meanwhile MacAnthony has revealed striker Jonson Clarke-Harris is in charge of fine collection at Posh.

“I support the idea of player fines,” MacAnthony said. “It beats me why any professional footballer would be so unprofessional as to turn up for training late.

“They should be fined for being slapdash and it’s about £200 a pop I believe which goes towards a night out at the end of the season.”

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