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Posh confirm Robertson and McCann as management team

Dave Robertson and Grant McCann Credit: Joe Dent/Peterborough United

Dave Robertson has been confirmed as the new manager of Peterborough United.

The former soldier has just signed a three year deal with the club alongside Grant McCann as assistant manager.

Club chairman Darragh MacAnthony told the club's website:

The new management team are well aware I yearn for winning a title, yearn for healthy cup runs, yearn for goals galore and ultimately to be entertained with the style of football we play. The club has invested nearly £200k in a new pitch for the upcoming season, one I’m told will be up there with the best of them and with our recruitment process well under way, I have no doubt success will follow and next season could and should indeed be one of our best yet.

– Darragh MacAnthony

Fans bid fond farewell to "legendary" former manager Chris Turner

Friends and family bid farewell to Chris Tuner today. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Football fans have bid a fond farewell to former Peterborough United and Cambridge United Manager Chris Turner.

Fans joined friends and family at the funeral for the 64-year-old which took place at Peterborough Cathedral this morning.

He died last month after being diagnosed with dementia eight years ago.

Chris Turner. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"There's only one word for Chris and that's immense.

He is the epitome of the word legend. He's done everything at the Football Club, right through from owning it, running it, managing it, playing for it.

He's never to be forgotten. He was a wonderful man."

– Bob Symns, Peterborough United Chief Executive

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes


Peterborough United captain Payne put up for sale in major clear-out

Jack Payne has been put on the transfer list. Credit: PA

Peterborough United captain Jack Payne has been transfer listed by the club, along with six other players.

The 23-year-old signed for Posh in a long-term deal back in June 2013 but he is now being allowed to move on.

Big money signing Luke James has also been put up for sale, as have Kyle Vassell, Joe Newell, Christian Burgess, Kane Ferdinand and Shaun Brisley.

Joe Newell could also be set to leave the club. Credit: PA

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Bobby Olejnik and David Norris have all been released.

Peterborough United complete triple swoop as Vassell joins Oxford United

Luke Williams in action for Coventry City. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have completed a triple loan deadline day swoop, with Middlesbrough's Luke Williams, Leicester City's James Pearson and Bradford City Alan Sheehan all joining.

Left-back Sheehan and striker Williams join until the end of the season, while Pearson has signed until May 24.

Kyle Vassell has joined Oxford United. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Posh striker Kyle Vassell has joined Oxford United until the end of the season.

Peterborough United caretaker boss hails "massive signing" as Bostwick pens new deal

Michael Bostwick has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract with the club. Credit: PA

Peterborough United's Michael Bostwick has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract with the club.

The 26-year-old joined Posh from Stevenage in 2012, and has gone on to make over 100 appearances.

'It is a massive signing for the football club. He is a fantastic player and a fantastic leader in the dressing room and it is really exciting for us as a management team and it is exciting for the rest of the players in that dressing room.

I am sure it is exciting for the supporters too because I think they recognise what a talent he is. We hope that Michael will be a key part of what we are trying to achieve at this football club."

– Dave Robertson, Peterborough United caretaker manager

Peterborough United tweet Assombalonga support message after striker is ruled out for a year

Assombalonga has been ruled out for a year. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have tweeted a message of support to their former player Britt Assombalonga, after the striker was ruled out for a year with a serious knee injury.

The 22-year-old suffered the injury during Nottingham Forest's 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic on Wednesday.

He has now undergone surgery and Posh have wished him the best of luck in his recovery.

Assombalonga has scored 15 goals for Forest since moving to The City Ground for £5.5million in the summer.


Peterborough United manager Ferguson hit with touchline ban

Darren Ferguson has been handed a two-match touchline ban. Credit: PA

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson has been handed a two-match touchline ban.

The 42-year-old was sent to the stands at half-time during last week's defeat to Colchester United.

Ferguson admitted to using improper language and/or behaviour at a personal hearing yesterday. He's also been fined £1000 and warned about his future conduct.

His suspension won't come into effect until the Football Association receives the written reasons for the decision by the Independent Regulatory Commission.

Peterborough United boss Ferguson invites fans to discuss poor form

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson is inviting supporters to a special Forum at the stadium tonight. Credit: PA

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson is inviting supporters to a special forum at the ABAX Stadium tonight.

The manager says he understands fans are frustrated with their poor form and wanted the chance to answer their questions directly in an honest and open way.

"We are going through a really difficult time at the minute, but it is vital that everyone sticks together during this period.

I understand that the supporters are frustrated and I felt it was a good time to have a forum where supporters can put their point of view directly to me and for me to answer those questions in an honest and open way."

– Darren Ferguson, Peterborough United Manager
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