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These are the upcoming playoffs in the different divisions, first up the Championship:
Wigan vs. QPR – May 9th 7.45 pm, DW Stadium (first leg), May 12th 7.45 pm, Loftus Road (second leg)
QPR finished one place higher than Wigan in fourth, but seven points better off. Both teams struggled for consistency and goals a bit, and there were few highlights in the 0-0 DW draw during the normal season. In the return fixture, Yossi Benayoun gave QPR a narrow victory, but 18-goal Charlie Austin is the man most likely to decide …

WOLVES AND BRENTFORD DOMINATE THE PFA LEAGUE ONE TEAM OF THE YEAR!
League One Champions Wolves and Runners Up Brentford dominated the PFA League One Team of the Year at the annual PFA Awards tonight with seven of the team coming from the already promoted clubs.
Wolves led the way with five players selected as Carl Ikeme, Sam Ricketts, Danny Batth, Bakary Sako and Kevin McDonald whilst Brentford’s former Everton duo Adam Forshaw and Jake Bidwell were also named.
Peterborough United’s top goalscorer Britt Assombalonga led the strike force along with Coventry City’s …

Lee Tomlin will be making the headlines again this weekend but luckily all for the right reasons this time as his double helped Peterborough United secure their first win in 2012 with a comfortable 3-0 win over Bristol City.
Tomlin’s header on seven minutes and strike on 84 minutes coupled with a goal from David Ball on 62 minutes earned Posh three vital points from a real six-pointer of a game as the gap between them and the relegation pack widened.
Posh made just the one change before the game with Paul …

Over the past few weeks things have been on a downhill slope for Peterborough United. After banking just the one point this year Posh have slipped to their lowest position in The Championship this season and now fans are starting to wonder just quite what has changed since August.
On the pitch performances have become frustrating to watch. The team have lost all that spark, that fight and that camaraderie that saw them stun opponents at the start of the season. Teams used to come to London Road and face a …

A single, if not spectacular goal, from Robert Koren earned Hull all three points in Nick Barmby’s first game in charge leaving Posh rueing their missed chances in a game that they should have had in the bag in the opening minutes.
Ahead of the game Darren Ferguson’s selection raised a few eyebrows as Paul Taylor and Scott Wootton were dropped to the bench and joined by Nicky Ajose who was making his first return since the opening day of the season. Joe Newell and Daniel Kearns were drafted into midfield …

With all the excitement of Christmas and the FA Cup over it’s time for things to get serious in the league now. However this week’s opponents Hull City will be no pushover as after making a steady start to the season they now sit in the final play-off position aiming to return to the Premier League after two seasons away.
This week I caught up with Ian Waterson co-editor of City Independent – the Hull City fanzine to get his opinions ahead of the game.
Our very own Aaron Mclean signed for …

Luckily I don’t have to write this very often but Posh let themselves down today. A combination of a lack of inspiration, some sloppy passing and very little possession in the second half resulted in a very poor performance from the boys in blue as once again they slipped out of the FA Cup in the third round at the hands of Premier League opposition. Good job no one was watching, oh wait the whole of the national media was there.
But credit where credit is due Sunderland were just more …

The magic of the FA Cup is set to return this weekend and for the third season running Posh will face Premier League opposition. This time round its Sunderland who will be travelling to London Road with the match set to be a tasty encounter.
Since the appointment of Martin O’Neill Sunderland are now in the form of their season standing undefeated in four games. Things for Posh are also looking rosy as they stand five games undefeated with performances ever improving.
With only 25 league positions separating the two teams Posh …

A late penalty from Marlon King cruelly ruined what would have been the perfect to start to the New Year in a game that Posh led after just 30 seconds.
However it’s now five games undefeated for the Posh as they bagged a valuable point against one the Championship’s big teams.
Darren Ferguson’s squad was down to its bare bones for this game with a lengthy injury list of first team regulars youth players were drafted into the team for the second game running. Tommy Rowe started at left back after Tom …

Without a doubt 2011 has been one of the best seasons in Peterborough United’s history. London Road has become a fortress and despite jumping up a league in the summer and losing some familiar names in the transfer market the squad is showing no signs of slowing down. Games featuring the team have averaged 3.63 goals and although a few of them have been due to a leaky defence performances have been improving as the year goes on. Here are the highlights of the memorable year:
January
The year may not have …