Club Profile

Peterborough United

A game at Peterborough United is a great combination of history, atmosphere and – if one is traveling from London – convenience.

LOCATION: Peterborough is just under an hour by train from London Kings Cross.

CONTACT: theposh.com, 01733 563947, #PUFC

NICKNAMES: The Posh

History

A relative newcomer to English football, the club was formed in 1934 by selling ownership shares, and they drew more than 4,000 people to their first game. They were already known as The Posh, because the chairman of the town’s previous club had said he wanted them to be a “posh club” with “posh players.” They went bankrupt, so in classic English…

Rivalries

Historically, it’s all about Northampton Town and Cambridge United, but lately an enmity has developed with MK Dons who are located fairly close by, but also because they ran into each other in the promotion playoffs a few times in recent years. They also get fired up to play Ipswich Town or Norwich…

Women's Team

Peterborough Women play in the Women’s National League Division One Midlands, which is tier four of the pyramid. Home games are at the club’s training

Songs

They do a particularly spirited version of “When The Posh Goes Marching

Stadium

The Posh have played at London Road, just across the River Nene from the city center, since their founding. Today it’s a 15,000-seater whose stands mainly date from the 1990s, although the London Road terraces in one end and the Main Stand go back to the 1950s but had work done in the 90s. The result is that three stands look old (in a good way)…

Going to a Game at Peterborough United

GETTING THERE: The ground is less than a mile from Peterborough Station, so walking it is just fine and would take you past all the sights in town. PUBS: The coolest is Charters Bar, housed in a barge on the Nene but also sporting a massive riverside seating area. You’ll go by it on the way to the ground. Other pubs near the ground are the…

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