Ashley Cole sneaked into Peterborough United's team photo yesterday.

Ashley Cole sneaks into Posh photo

Peterborough United have mocked new Roma defender Ashley Cole, by posting a picture of him sneaking into their official team photo.

Posh will be playing in League One again next season.

No Wembley return for Posh

Peterborough's hopes of a quick return to The Championship were dashed last night, with defeat in their League One play-off semi-final.

Darragh MacAnthony was disappointed by the attendance at London Road.

Posh chairman disappointed by attendance

Peterborough Utd chairman Darragh MacAnthony said that he was disappointed by the attendance at London Road for the win over Colchester.

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Peterborough United swoop for highly-rated winger Jon Taylor

Jon Taylor (right) has joined Peterborough United.
Jon Taylor (right) has joined Peterborough United. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have completed the signing of Shrewsbury Town winger Jon Taylor for an undisclosed fee.

The 21-year-old had attracted interest from a host of Football League clubs, but Posh jumped ahead of the queue to secure his signature.

Taylor has signed a three-year contract at London Road and is the first arrival at the club this summer.

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Posh prepare for play-offs

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Posh are hoping to secure a 3rd Championship season in 6 years Credit: theposh.com

Peterborough United will be hoping for more play-off joy when they take on Leyton Orient this lunchtime (kick-off 12.15pm).

Posh have a perfect record in the play-offs, going on to seal promotion in each of their appearances. The prize on offer this time is promotion to the Championship.

More than 7,500 tickets have already been sold to home supporters for the first leg at London Road, with the return in east London on Tuesday night.

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson lands monthly award

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson.
Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson. Credit: PA

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson has been named the League One Manager of the Month for April.

The Posh boss guided his team to five wins from seven games to secure a place a in the play-offs.

Peterborough play their final league game of the season on Saturday when they host Port Vale, before beginning their play-off campaign next week.

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Aaron Cresswell and Britt Assombalonga selected for PFA teams by fellow professionals

Aaron Cresswell has been in superb form for Ipswich Town.
Aaron Cresswell has been in superb form for Ipswich Town. Credit: PA

Ipswich Town left-back Aaron Cresswell and Peterborough United striker Britt Assombalonga have been named in the PFA Championship and League One teams of the year respectively.

The duo were selected by their fellow professionals.

Former Tranmere Rovers man Cresswell has enjoyed a superb season for Town, who now know that they can't make the play-offs in The Championship following Saturday's narrow defeat to already promoted Burnley.

Britt Assombalonga has hit over 30 goals this season.
Britt Assombalonga has hit over 30 goals this season. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Posh forward Assombalonga has hit over 30 goals since joining in a club record deal last summer from Championship side Watford.

Championship Team of the Year: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City), Kieran Trippier (Burnley), Jason Shackell (Burnley), Wes Morgan (Leicester City), Aaron Cresswell (Ipswich Town),

Andy Reid (Nottingham Forest), Danny Drinkwater (Leicester City), Will Hughes (Derby County),

Craig Bryson (Derby County) Danny Ings (Burnley), Ross McCormack (Leeds United)

League One Team of the Year: Carl Ikeme (Wolves), Sam Ricketts (Wolves), Danny Batth (Wolves), Harry Maguire (Sheffield United), Jake Bidwell (Brentford)

Bakary Sako (Wolves), Adam Forshaw (Brentford), Kevin McDonald (Wolves), Ben Pringle (Rotherham United),

Britt Assombalonga (Peterborough United), Callum Wilson (Coventry City)

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