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Reports: Peterborough United striker Washington set for QPR move

Conor Washington could soon be a QPR player. Credit: PA

Peterborough United striker Conor Washington is reportedly set to join Championship side QPR in a £2.5 million deal.

The 23-year-old has been in terrific form for Posh this season, scoring 15 goals in all competitions.

A number of clubs had shown an interest in the former Newport County man, but it appears that Rangers have won the race for his signature.

Washington would replace Charlie Austin at Loftus Road following his move to Southampton over the weekend.

West Ham United's Samuelsen extends Peterborough United loan

Martin Samuelsen is staying at Peterborough United. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have extended the loan of West Ham United midfielder Martin Samuelsen until the end of the season.

The Norwegian has become a key member of Posh's side, and scored a thrilling goal in the 3-2 win over Sheffield United at the weekend.

18-year-old Samuelsen has been given permission to play in Saturday's FA Cup game against Preston North End.


Peterborough United striker Vassell in Dagenham and Redbridge loan switch

Kyle Vassell has joined Dagenham and Redbridge on loan. Credit: PA

Peterborough United striker Kyle Vassell has joined League Two strugglers Dagenham and Redbridge on loan until January 2.

The 23-year-old has recently returned from injury and manager Graham Westley is keen for him to get some first team minutes under his belt.

"It is difficult to get your match sharpness when you are coming off the bench for a few minutes here and there so this is a move that is good for all parties.

He can go to Dagenham and play some football and I will be keeping a close eye on their progress with him involved."

– Graham Westley, Peterborough United Manager


Peterborough United's Aussie defender Elder backs Wallabies to triumph

Millions of people will be glued to ITV tomorrow night (Saturday 3 October) as England prepare to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup.

It's a huge game for the hosts, with defeat meaning they'll be knocked out of the tournament.

Among those watching on will be Peterborough United defender Callum Elder, but unlike many of the Posh squad, he'll be supporting the Wallabies.

Click below to hear Callum Elder's prediction

Peterborough United dealt Gormley injury blow

Joe Gormley has been ruled out for up to a year. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have been dealt a blow with the news that their striker Joe Gormley could face up to a year on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury.

The 24-year-old partially tore his anterior cruciate ligament and completely tore his lateral collateral ligament during a development fixture at Norwich City last week.

The former Cliftonville forward will now undergo an operation in the coming days and is expected to be out for nine to twelve months.

"It is obviously awful news. I think he knew instantaneously that it was a difficult situation he was in, but he has been very positive.

He is a professional, he has got good people around him and he has got good medical people around him.

It is disappointing for him, but he has to make sure he come back stronger and I am sure he will.

While he is out, he has plenty of time to improve tactically because you watch a lot of football when you are injured and you can take on board a lot of lessons about how to play the game and come back a better player."

– Graham Westley, Peterborough United Manager

Peterborough United managerial casualty Robertson lands new job

Dave Robertson was sacked as Peterborough United manager earlier this season. Credit: PA

Former Peterborough United manager Dave Robertson is back in work - just a few weeks after he was sacked as Posh boss.

The 41-year-old has been appointed as the new under 21s manager at fellow League One club Southend United.

Robertson was dismissed from his role at the ABAX Stadium after Posh made a poor start to the season, with ex Stevenage manager Graham Westley replacing him.

Robertson takes over from Dale Brooks at Roots Hall.

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