Peterborough United fans liked Joel Randall, but didn’t like much else in the 3-0 defeat at Luton Town

Peterborough United fans are concerned about the club’s Championship future after just one game!

Sunday, 8th August 2021, 11:00 am
Joe Randall in action for Posh at Luton. Photo: Joe Dent/

Posh fans responed to @PTAlanSwann’s request on Twitter for comments on the 3-0 defeat at Luton Town on opening day by suggesting their team was ‘taken to school,’ ‘dreadful’ ‘out of their depth’ and in dire need of Championship experience.

New signing Joel Randall’s 30-minute appearance as a second-half substitute drew the only praise from Posh fans.

I saw it as a game of men v boys

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Jonson Clarke-Harris of Peterborough United in action with Gabriel Osho of Luton Town. Photo: Joe Dent/


Tactically very poor, lack of confidence, leader badly needed.


Can’t secure safety on the first day. 45 to go.


Fitness absentees, some not fit. First game. Will get better.


Off the pace. A marker for the season.


Harsh Championship schooling and quick improvement needed.


Absolutely dreadful. No-one on that team was good.


JCH needed support. Beavers & Butler worry me. Randall looked decent.


Possibly might be out of depth. Needed Championship experience, not future gems.


Did not move the ball quick enough. Too many mistakes.


Lack of Championship quality at the back. Disappointing all round.


Too many unfit. Wrong captain. Need players. Two up top.


Very poor pre-season preparation


Lacklustre performance, but we need to to stick together.


A couple too many 6’s in your player marks for me. Think Fergie’s tactics didn’t help much today though.


Weak in a lot of areas. Randall looked good.


Never pay attention to opening day results, most realise that.


Undercooked, underprepared, undone, uninspiring, unsurprising and underdogs.


Schooled by a more physical team.


Poor pre season set up, starting behind, will get better.


Down before Christmas


Early days rollercoaster ride, but we love them.


Need physicality in midfield and a mobile JCH.


Baptism of fire. Injuries and match fitness didn’t help against a very good team.


Butler, Ward, Beevers, Pym - not Championship ready. Wakey wakey boys!


Brought back down to earth. Joel Randall a positive though.


Beaten by a quicker, stronger, bigger team. A long season ahead.


We cannot keep playing around at the back like that if we want to succeed.


Embarrassing. Uninterested. Gutless. No desire throughout.


Lost first game last year, but still achieved automatic promotion.