Peterborough United defender Nathan Thompson wins man-of-match vote from Posh fans on Twitter, but it was a great team display against the ‘Rotherham giants’, one that will silence the ‘Fergie-haters’

Peterborough United fans nominated eight different men of the match from yesterday’s (January 25) 2-1 League One home win over Rotherham United.

Sunday, 26th January 2020, 7:10 am
Posh defender Nathan Thompson and manager Darren Ferguson after the win over Rotherham. Photo: Joe Dent/

Right-sided defender Nathan Thompson picked up the most votes.

We asked you through @PTAlanSwann on Twitter to nominate your man-of-the-match and to briefly sum up yesterday’s win .

‘I’m going for Beevers. Won every aerial duel.’

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Sammie Szmodics of Peterborough United battles with Dan Barlaser of Rotherham United. Photo: Joe Dent/


‘Thompson. At last a midfield with bite.’


‘Pym, some fine saves, first-class goalkeeping.’


‘Fantastic performance to a man, well played Posh.’


‘Pym. Have some of that Posh fans.’


‘Thompson. Deserved win for a rejuvenated Posh.’


‘Thompson. Deserved win. Fergie haters silenced tonight.’


‘Szmodics. Made a nuisance of himself all game. Solid performance, battled well in midfield.’


‘For man-of-the-match you could choose from about eight. I’m adding Butler’s name into ring as don’t think, but such a tough call.

‘6 word summary: when it’s a battle... you battle.’


‘Thompson. Much more like it, great performance.’


‘Pym. The Posh are back in business.’


‘Ivan Toney. Fresh impetus, rejuvenated midfield, smile’s back.’


‘Toney. Skilfull, resourceful, and resilient.’


‘Kent. Battled very hard and deserve win.’


‘Thompson. What a difference a week makes.’


‘Szmodics. Great battling performance against Rotherham giants.’


‘Thompson. Play like that compete with anyone.’


‘Taylor. It’s nice to have a midfield.’