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 league with 35 votes, a total beaten only by Oldham Athletic who secured 39. Gateshead dropped out of the league after winning just 18. “Posh” … 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 … Continue reading Goals are not the only fruit: Peterborough United v Swindon Town