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Ferguson looks for 'season-by-season' progression at Posh.

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson after Saturday's 1-1 draw with Derby Photo: ITV Anglia

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson says winning 50 points on their return to the Championship is a fantastic achievement - now he wants to exceed it next season.

David Ball's late equaliser at Derby earned Posh a 1-1 draw on the final day of the campaign. They were denied an even later winner when George Boyd hit the post.

Boyd is expected to leave in the summer, and Ferguson is already preparing to work with a much changed squad in the near future.

''Its fair to say I do want to freshen it up', Ferguson said. 'Some will leave, and quite a few will come in I think, hopefully. We've got targets. The progression I suppose is to get above fifty points next season. We want to progress season by season and that's what we'll be looking to do'.

And Ferguson believes Peterborough were worth more than the 50 points they finished with.

'I think we could have got another nine at least when I look back at some of the games', he added. 'But I suppose over the course of the forty-six games most clubs will say that. We've had to ride our luck at times but its been a great effort by my team and everyone at the club, considering we only had three weeks off because of the play-offs. Now we'll have a good break into next season'.

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