Peterborough United to host League Two side in third round of the FA Cup and history says Posh will lose!

Peterborough United will play League Two side Bristol Rovers in the third round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 6th December 2021, 7:36 pm
Jonson Clarke-Harris.

Joey Barton’s side will visit the Weston Homes Stadium, probably on Saturday, January 8.

Barton was today cleared of assaulting former Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel after a game when Fleetwood manager in April, 2019.

Posh signed striker Jonson Clarke-Harris from Rovers before the start of last season for close to a million pounds.

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Posh have met Bristol Rovers three times in the FA Cup and lost them all, most recently away from home in a first round tie in November, 1969 when Bobby Downes grabbed the consolation goal.

Posh were also beaten by Rovers in the FA Cup in 1952 (0-1 at home) and in 1938 (1-4, away).

Full draw: (ties to be played January 7-10).

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