LOOKING BACK: Steve Evans kept signing Peterborough United players, nine-dart leg for Wolfie, Tim was as sick as a Parrott

Trevor Quow was heading for Stamford AFC.Trevor Quow was heading for Stamford AFC.
Trevor Quow was heading for Stamford AFC.
Looking back at the major sporting stories of this week in years gone by.

August 8-14, 2006

FOOTBALL: Fletton manager Mark Speechley was fuming after Gianni Salerno, Gareth Sanderson, Phil Anderson, Andrew Bradley, Stuart Addinall, Chris Woollard and Adam Bevilacqua all left a side that finished runners-up in the Petreborough League the season before.

POSH: Boston United manager Steve Evans tipped Posh to win League Two after a late Simon Yeo goal secured a 1-0 win for Keith Alexander’s side at York Street.

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Nine-dart leg for Martin Adams.Nine-dart leg for Martin Adams.
Nine-dart leg for Martin Adams.

ATHLETICS: Kevin Ellis equalled his own Nene Valley Harriers 100m record of 10.7 seconds in a Southern League meeting at Parliament Hill.

GOLF: Two rounds of 73 were enough for Danny Perez to win the Milton Club Championship title ahead of joint-second placed finishers Danny Hope, Richard Cole and Ian Symonds.

TENNIS: Ben Fisher was player-of-the-week and younger brother Henry Fisher was the most improved player at Eastways Summer Camp.

CRICKET: Canny off-spinner Norman Gray of Castor topped the Merit Table bowling charts thanks to a 6-27 spell. just ahead of Bretton’s Omar Alikhan (6-47) and Nassington’s Ali Gohar (6-50).

Karting king Tim Parrott and his son Jason.Karting king Tim Parrott and his son Jason.
Karting king Tim Parrott and his son Jason.

August 8-14 1996

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ATHLETICS: Julie Hollman of PAC won the South Of England Under 20 Heptathlon title by over 200 points.

SPEEDWAY: Panthers riders suffered three engine failures during a 50-46 National League defeat at lowly Sheffield. Jason Crump (16) and Scott Swain (11) dominated the city’s side scoring.

CRICKET: Sixteen year-old Andrew Fitzgibbon scored his maiden ton, hitting 136 for Newborough against March Braza in a friendly.

POSH: Manager Barry Fry turned down a £150k bid for striker Ken Charlery from Southend.

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DARTS: Martin Adams threw the first nine-dart leg of 501 in his professional career during the Norwegian Open. He was eventually beaten in the quarter-finals.

ROWING: Peterborough City’s junior international Mark Hammond won three races at the club’s own August Regatta.

CRICKET: John Ringrose cracked 88 and took 6-10 as Old Deaconians thrashed Empingham in a Rutland League Division Two relegation battle.

FOOTBALL: Midfielders Trevor Quow and Paddy Rayment joined Stamford to make it seven ex-Posh players at a Daniels side managed by Steve Evans.

August 8-14 1986

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KARATE: Seven year-old Daniel Ring from Angus Court became the youngest black belt in the UK.

CRICKET: Steve Hair top scored with 60 as Peterborough Town tied their Northants Premier Division game at Wolverton after requiring 13 runs from the final over of the match.

SPEEDWAY: Panthers were satisfied with a 42-36 defeat at Berwick Bandits in thefirst leg of a National League KO Cup quarter-final. Kevin Hawkins and Nigel Flatman both scored 11 points for the city side.

KARTING: City man Tim Parrott finished a disappointing eighth in a World Championship round at Silverstone.

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CRICKET: Alan Swann top scored with 69 as Peterborough Town beat Spalding by four wickets in the South Lincs Premier Division.

POSH: Les Lawrence scored a late consolation goal as Posh lost 2-1 to Ipswich in a pre-season friendly at London Road.

CRICKET: Kenny Owen and Kevin Strowger smacked 77 from the final five overs to help Nenedale to a 115-run win in the Rutland League’s Ruddles Cup. Andy Walker took six wickets in the Stamford innings.

POSH: Bryn Gunn moved to London Road on a free transfer from Nottingham Forest.

August 8-14, 1976

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CRICKET: Carl Russell was unbeaten on 57 when Nenedale completed a three wicket win over Buckworth in the Peterborough League.

BOWLS: Derek Hinchliffe (Conservatives) beat Ivor Anton (Perkins) in the two-wood and four-wood singles finals in the Northants Championships.

CRICKET: Paul Cross smacked a brilliant 137 as Baston crushed Laxton by 213 runs in a friendly. Laxton were skittled for just 21.

GOLF: Margaret Wylde of Longthorpe became Milton’s first single-figure handicap lady golfer.

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ROWING: Peterborough City’s GB international Pete Zeun finished second in his heat at the World Championships in Austria.

POSH: Pino Nardino scored twice and Mark Heeley and Keith Oakes also netted as Posh Reserves beat St Neots 4-0 in a friendly.

TENNIS: The Peterborough City team of Eddie Rudd, Swee Lai, Tony Piggott, Brian Hawes, Bob Holmes and Mick Holmes lost 11-10 on sets to Northampton United in the semi-finals of the Northants Championships.

BOWLS: Ten year-old Paul Plant retained his place in the Peterborough League team.

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