The Peterborough United FA Cup records held by Sagi Burton, Barry Fry, Dennis Emery and Lee Angol

Peterborough United take a break from League One action this Saturday (November 7) as they visit Oxford United for a first round FA Cup tie.

By Alan Swann
Thursday, 5th November 2020, 6:26 pm
Posh defender Sagi Burton crunches Darren Ferguson when the current Posh boss was playing for Wrexham.
Posh defender Sagi Burton crunches Darren Ferguson when the current Posh boss was playing for Wrexham.

Here are a few Posh FA Cup facts to digest ahead of the game.

POSH FA CUP FACTS

Overall Record: P288 W149 D62 L77 F573 A385.

Posh top scorer Dennis Emery.

First tie: L0-3 to Rushden Town (h) 1935.

Record win: 9-1 v Rushden Town (h) 1945.

Record defeat: 1-8 v Northampton (at Coventry), 1946.

Highest home attendance: 30.096 v Swansea, 1965.

Lee Angol.

Lowest home attendance (discounting game played behind closed doors): 2,312 v Stockport 2010.

Highest away attendance: 64,531 v Aston Villa, 1961.

Lowest known away attendance: 1,980 v Bishop’s Stortford, 1985.

Club most drawn against: Kettering Town (10 times).

Most goals in a game: 6 Ken Laxton v Rushden, 1945.

Four goals in a game: Fred Warnes v Wellingborough 1948 & Craig Mackail-Smith v Staines, 2007.

First hat-trick: Charlie MacCartney v Rushden, 1938.

Last hat-trick: Ivan Toney v Bradford City, 2018.

Top goalscorer: Dennis Emery (31).

First player sent off: Jim Hall v Redditch (h) 1971.

Last player sent off: Lee Angol v Notts County, 2016.

Most sendings off: Sagi Burton (2).

Most ties as manager: Barry Fry (31).