IN the 1960-61 season, Peterborough United won the Football League fourth division in style, 28 victories from 46 games, 134 goals scored with centre forward Terry Bly netting 52. Peterborough were in their first season after being elected to the … Continue reading The Non-League 100: Peterborough United of the ’50s – perhaps the best?
MOST people use the number of goals in a game as a barometer of the entertainment they have witnessed. It’s a benchmark that usually works – even the most error-strewn game can seem acceptable if the nets have bulged a few times during the 90 minutes. The game between Peterborough United and Swindon had four goals, but not many people will have left London Road feeling they had been royally entertained. It was largely a dull affair, lacking in passion and the ground, with just 4,500 people watching, seemed strangely subdued. London Road is currently known as the ABAX Stadium, … Continue reading Goals are not the only fruit: Peterborough United v Swindon Town