PETERBOROUGH UNITED

("The Posh")

Year formed1934
Turned professional1934
Limited company1934
Previous names

None

Ground

ABAX Stadium, London Road, Peterborough PE2 8AL

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 71 yards (102 x 65 metres)
Ground capacity15,314
Record attendance at present ground30,096 v Swansea Town, FA Cup 5th round, 20th February 1965 (drew 0-0)
League career

Midland League: 1934 - 1960

Division Four: 1960 - 1961

Division Three: 1961 - 1968

Division Four: 1968 - 1974

Division Three: 1974 - 1979

Division Four: 1979 - 1991

Division Three: 1991 - 1992

Division One: 1992 - 1994

Division Two: 1994 - 1997

Division Three: 1997 - 2000

Division Two/League One: 2000 - 2005

League Two: 2005 - 2008

League One: 2008 - 2009

Championship: 2009 - 2010

League One: 2010 - 2011

Championship: 2011 - 2013

League One: 2013 - .

First Football League game20th August 1960 v Wrexham, Division Four, won 3-0
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

League One runners-up: 2008-09

Division Four champions: 1960-61, 1973-74

League Two runners-up: 2007-08

Midland League champions: 1955-56, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59, 1959-60

Midland League runners-up: 1953-54

Domestic - CupJohnstone's Paint Trophy winners: 2013-14
Best League position10th, Division One, 1992-93
Lowest League position19th, Division Four, 1972-73
Furthest in FA Cup6th round, 1964-65
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1965-66
  
Most League points 
2 for a win66, Division Four, 1960-61
3 for a win92, League Two, 2007-08
Fewest League points 
2 for a win36, Division Three, 1978-79
3 for a win34, Championship, 2009-10
Most League goals scored134, Division Four, 1960-61
Most League goals conceded82, Division Three, 1961-62
Fewest League goals scored44, Division Three, 1978-79
Fewest League goals conceded33, Division Three, 1977-78
Most wins in a League season

28, Division Four/League Two, 1960-61, 2007-08

Fewest wins in a League season

8, Division One/Championship, 1993-94, 2009-10

Most draws in a League season

18, Division Three/Two, 1975-76, 1994-95

18, Division Four, 1980-81

Fewest draws in a League season5, League One, 2013-14
Most losses in a League season

28, Championship, 2009-10

Fewest losses in a League season

8, Division Four, 1960-61, 1973-74, 1990-91

Record League win9-1 v Barnet, Division Three, 5th September 1998
Record Cup win7-0 v Harlow Town, FA Cup 1st round, 16th November 1991
Record defeat

1-8 v Northampton Town, FA Cup 2nd round, 18th December 1946

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season52, Terry Bly, Division Four, 1960-61
in total122, Jim Hall, 1967-75
  
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Guiliano Grazioli v Barnet, Division Three, 5th September 1998

Most League appearances482, Tommy Robson, 1968-81
Most capped player9, James Quinn for Northern Ireland
Youngest League playerMatthew Etherington, 15 years 282 days v Brentford, 3rd May 1977
Highest transfer fee received£5,500,000 for Britt Assombalonga to Nottingham Forest, August 2014
Highest transfer fee paid£500,000 for Ryan Bennett from Grimsby Town, January 2010