Peterborough United’s 20 most memorable moments in their Football League history

Peterborough United are celebrating 60 years as a Football League club this season.

Friday, 6th September 2019, 9:00 am
Steve Cooper scores for Posh at Huddersfield in a 1992 play-off match.

Here the Peterborough Telegraph completes its countdown of the most memorable 60 Posh moments from Football League and play-off games so revealing our all-time number one.

Three minutes to go, Ebdon, great pass to Charlery, he races clear, he scores. Posh are promoted to the second tier of English football for the first time.
Charlie Lees stunning strike sealed a second successive promotion, and a return to the second tier after 15 years, for Darren Fergusons side.

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Posh come back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Chesterfield on the final day of the Fourth Division season to seal promotion. Captain Mick Halsall said it was his greatest day in football.
The first Posh match in the second tier of English football in the clubs history was against big-spending Division One favourites Derby. Posh won 1-0 with a Ken Charlery goal.
No-one could quite believe it when Aston Villas Northern Ireland international striker Derek Dougan dropped into Division Three with Posh.
George Boyd was in the centre circle when he took aim and scored against Huddersfield in a Championship fixture at London Road.
The first Football League match in Posh history attracted over 17,000 fans.
Five goals for Giuliano Grazoili in the biggest Football League win in Poshs history.
The Son of God came back to Posh as manager and immediately steered the club to back-to-back promotions.
Two goals in the last 10 minutes condemned Posh to the drop from the Championship and ruined what would have been an amazing Great Escape.
David Farrell scored three stunning goals in a Third Division play-off semi-final win over Barnet at London Road.
4-0 down at half-time, Posh launched a remarkable fightback to gain a Championship point. A rare highlight in a terrible season.
The home leg v MK Dons was played in the best atmosphere London Road had experienced in years. Posh won 2-0 to move closer to promotion.
Posh were effectively relegated from Division Three in November for offering illegal payments. A horrible time for the club and manager Norman Rigby.
The start of the most exciting decade or so in Posh history.
What a night in the city after Posh mark their first appearance at Wembley with victory and promotion to the second tier for the first time in the clubs history. Unforgettable.
On May 28, 1960, Posh were finally admitted to the Football League on the ninth occasion they had applied.
Fantastic performance, fantastic result (3-0 v Huddersfield) and a fantastic atmosphere at Old Trafford.
The Fourth Division title decider was a magnificent match in front of over 17,500 at London Road. John Cozens scored twice for Posh.
The goal, the only time Cooper scored for the club, that took Posh to Wembley for the first time with a 2-1 play-off semi-final win at Huddersfield sparking incredible celebrations.