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White becomes McCann's first Peterborough United signing

Hayden White impressed while on loan at Blackpool last season. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have signed former Bolton Wanderers defender Hayden White on a free transfer.

The 21-year-old full-back is new manager Grant McCann's first signing.

White was on loan at Blackpool last season but was unable to prevent them from being relegated to League Two.

New Posh manager: 'This club should be in the Championship'

Grant McCann has been unveiled as the new manager of Posh. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Peterborough United have unveiled their new manager.

And it's someone who will be very familiar to Posh fans, with caretaker boss Grant McCann being given the job on a permanent basis.

He replaces Graham Westley who was sacked last month.

McCann made more than 180 appearances for the club as a player and is hoping for the same sort of success as a coach.

Posh press conference Credit: ITV News Anglia

ITV News Anglia spoke to Grant McCann after the press conference.

Click below to hear from Grant McCann


'I didn't expect it at all': Verstappen on his F1 win

"I didn't expect it at all', says Red Bull driver Max Verstappen on his F1 win.

The 18-year old, who only passed his driving test last September, has shocked the world with his victory at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Verstappen posted an interview on his Facebook page showing off his trophy. He spoke about the 'incredible race' and said that it was an 'amazing feeling'.

Click below to watch his reaction

Peterborough United appoint caretaker boss McCann

Grant McCann (left) is the new Peterborough United manager. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have appointed caretaker boss Grant McCann as their new manager.

Peterborough United reveal their new manager at a press conference today. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Posh were unbeaten under the 36-year-old last season, scoring 15 goals in his four games in charge.

McCann made more than 180 appearances for Peterborough as a player and established himself as a fans' favourite.

He has been given a four-year contract and replaces Graham Westley who was sacked last month.

Jack Collison is staying at Posh. Credit: PA

Jack Collison, who recently had to retire from playing due to a serious knee injury, will also stay on as the club's under 18s coach on a permanent basis.

Sporting stars congratulate youngest ever F1 winner

Max Verstappen with his winning trophy Credit: Max Verstappen, Twitter

Sporting stars, including big names from the world of F1 past and present have been offering their congratulations through social media to Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.

The 18-year old has become the youngest ever winner of a Formula One race after winning the Spanish Grand Prix.

What makes his achievement even more spectacular is the fact he only passed his driving test last September.


Trust encourages those with disabilities to try sailing

Boats belonging to the East Anglian Sailing Trust. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Keen sailors with disabilities will be able to try their hand on a class of sailboat being used in the Rio Paralympics this week

The East Anglian Sailing Trust at Levington in Suffolk are inviting people over ten-years-old to take the Sonar Keelboats – the boats National Teams will be racing at Rio 2016 - out onto the River Orwell.

It is part of the annual ‘Push the Boat Out’ event which runs for a week starting today.

Zakuani among six players released by Peterborough United

Gabriel Zakuani has been allowed to find another club. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have released six players, including long-serving defender Gabriel Zakuani.

The Congolese centre-back has made more than 200 appearances in two spells for the club.

Shaun Brisley, Andrew Fox, Souleymane Coulibaly, Kyle Vassell and Jack Friend have also been allowed to leave while left-back Kgosi Ntlhe has rejected two new contracts and will move on.

Posh will be entitled to a compensation fee because of his age.

I would like to personally wish all those players that have been released by the Football Club well, but I would especially like to thank Gabi Zakuani, who has been a magnificent servant both on and off the pitch to Peterborough United Football Club.

I would like to wish him every success in furthering his career. I am sure he will have plenty of options.

– Barry Fry, Peterborough United Director of Football

Cowley resigns as Braintree Town manager

Danny Cowley looks set to take over at Braintree Town. Credit: PA

Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley has resigned and taken over at fellow Conference side Lincoln City.

The PE teacher led the Essex part-timers to the play-offs this season before they eventually lost to Grimsby Town in the semi-finals.

Chairman Lee Harding admitted that he couldn't stand in Cowley's way.

It's a shame for us but, first of all, I would like to thank both Danny and Nicky for their efforts throughout their year at our club. What they have achieved with the players has been remarkable.

It seems the offer of a £500,000 playing budget and full time status has proved to be too good for them to turn down.

I think it is an incredibly brave decision on their parts, but I really do hope it works out for them - they are good people.

– Lee Harding, Braintree Town chairman
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