Peterborough United reveal the backroom boys for the 2019-20 season

Peterborough United first-team boss Darren Ferguson has put the finishing touches to his backroom staff for the 2019-20 season.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 6:00 pm
Members of the Posh management tea, from left, Matt Rogers, Gary Wakefield, Darren Ferguson and Craig Smith. Photo: Joe Dent/

Craig Smith has joined Posh from Watford as the club’s new fitness and conditioning coach. Smith replaces Lee Taylor who left London Road at the end of last season.

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And Gary Wakefield has joined Posh from Burnley’s Academy to become head of medicine.

Wakefield will act as first-team physio on match days, a role undertaken by John Chatfield and Ross Hollinsworth last season.

Posh first-team staff 2019-20 season: Manager – Darren Ferguson, assistant manager – Gavin Strachan, coach – Aaron Mclean, first team & Academy goalkeeper coach – Mark Tyler; performance analyst, – Sean O’Callaghan; head of medicine – Gary Wakefield, sports therapist – Matt Rogers, fitness and conditioning coach - Craig Smith, kit manager – Christian Sansom.