PLAY-OFFS: All to play for in the Peterborough League

The play-offs are a recent introduction to the Peterborough League

Friday, 21st April 2017, 10:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:41 pm
The players of Bretton North End (yellow) and Brotherhood Sports are both pushing for promotion from Peterborough League Division Three.

The top two in Divisions Two, Three, Four and Five are automatically promoted with the next four finishers taking part in one-legged semi-finals on May 16/17 with a final to follow on May 20, most likely at Yaxley FC’s In2itive Park.

Only the play-off winner will be promoted. The bottom three in Divisions Two, Three and Four will be relegated subject to any teams withdrawing from the Peterborough League competition.

The contenders:

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Ramsey Town are favourites for the Peterborough Division Two title.

Division Two: Ramsey should be promoted along with either Whittlesey Athletic A or AFC Stanground Sports Reserves. Parkway Eagles, Tydd St Mary and Langtoft United Reserves are favourites to contest the play offs.

Key fixture: May 13: AFC Stanground Sports v Whittlesey Athletic Reserves.

Division Three: FC Peterborough, Eye United, Bretton North End and Brotherhood Sports all have a chance of automatic promotion. Farcet and Sawtry Reserves will probably make up the play-off teams.

Key fixture: May 13: Brotherhood Sports v Eye United.

Ramsey Town are favourites for the Peterborough Division Two title.

Division Four: Premiair and Cardea are certainities for automatic promotion. Feeder, Holbeach Bank, AFC Stanground Sports B and Whaplode Drove look nailed on for the play-off places.

Key fixture: none.

Division Five: Peterborough NECI are the champions-elect with Eunice Huntingdon FC set to finish second. Ramsey Reserves, Holbeach United A and Orton Rangers are confirmed in the play-offs and they will be joined in by either Glinton & Northborough Reserves or Feeder Reserves.

Key fixture: May 6: Glinton & Northborough Reserves v Feeder Reserves.