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Pre-season games

Post by ashman » 24 May 2019, 11:30

Stamford Town - Wednesday July 10th. 7.30 pm

Deeping Rangers v Posh XI on Monday 29th. July 7.30pm
https://www.theposh.com/news/2019/may/p ... -fixtures/

Kettering Town - Saturday 13th July ko 3.00pm
https://www.theposh.com/news/2019/may/p ... h-poppies/

Barnet v Posh 20th. July ko 3.00pm
https://www.theposh.com/news/2019/may/f ... confirmed/
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by PoshCynic » 24 May 2019, 20:42

What is to be learned or gained by playing such ordinary opposition? If Posh cannot thrash such opponents I do not hold out much hope for a successful League 1 season.

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Re: Pre-season games

Post by tonyp » 24 May 2019, 20:59

I thought they were just for a bit of practice. Doesn't matter whether anybody gets "thrashed".
No doubt there will be some tougher ones as well.
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by Claude Rains » 24 May 2019, 22:40

They are merely public training matches.

Anybody who attached any significance needs help.
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by ashman » 25 May 2019, 07:21

Claude Rains wrote:
24 May 2019, 22:40
They are merely public training matches.

Anybody who attached any significance needs help.
.... and anybody who insists that they are insignificant really doesn't understand their role in the preparation for a modern day footballer getting ready for the rigours of a season in one of the English leagues.
Nobody insists that you attend but I know of plenty of fans, chomping at the bit to get back to watching games on a regular basis. Maybe you would prefer the team to go out on the opening day of the season shaking hands with their teammates in order to get to know them!
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by tonyp » 25 May 2019, 08:35

ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 07:21
Claude Rains wrote:
24 May 2019, 22:40
They are merely public training matches.

Anybody who attached any significance needs help.
.... and anybody who insists that they are insignificant really doesn't understand their role in the preparation for a modern day footballer getting ready for the rigours of a season in one of the English leagues.
Nobody insists that you attend but I know of plenty of fans, chomping at the bit to get back to watching games on a regular basis. Maybe you would prefer the team to go out on the opening day of the season shaking hands with their teammates in order to get to know them!
:stupid:
As I said, I see them as practice matches.
I remember well the Possibles v Probables in the good old days of the 1950s when 5 or 6 thousand (including me) attended these practice matches
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by bristleposh » 25 May 2019, 08:50

ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 07:21
Claude Rains wrote:
24 May 2019, 22:40
They are merely public training matches.

Anybody who attached any significance needs help.
.... and anybody who insists that they are insignificant really doesn't understand their role in the preparation for a modern day footballer getting ready the rigours of a season in one of the English leagues.
Nobody insists that you attend but I know of plenty of fans, chomping at the bit to get back to watching games on a regular basis. Maybe you would prefer the team to go out on the opening day of the season shaking hands with their teammates in order to get to know them!
Hopefully there will be a couple of games in Spain this year like they had in Portugal last time around, the game against Maritimo was a spectacle enjoyed by many last year. Gameas against a team from lower LaLiga or LaLiga2 would certainly help.
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by ashman » 25 May 2019, 12:42

bristleposh wrote:
25 May 2019, 08:50
ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 07:21
Claude Rains wrote:
24 May 2019, 22:40
They are merely public training matches.

Anybody who attached any significance needs help.
.... and anybody who insists that they are insignificant really doesn't understand their role in the preparation for a modern day footballer getting ready the rigours of a season in one of the English leagues.
Nobody insists that you attend but I know of plenty of fans, chomping at the bit to get back to watching games on a regular basis. Maybe you would prefer the team to go out on the opening day of the season shaking hands with their teammates in order to get to know them!
Hopefully there will be a couple of games in Spain this year like they had in Portugal last time around, the game against Maritimo was a spectacle enjoyed by many last year. Gameas against a team from lower LaLiga or LaLiga2 would certainly help.
I don't think that the club has looked carefully enough into the fact that we will be playing Nottingham Forest. There is a lot of bad blood between the fans of the two clubs and no doubt some idiots from both sides will see this as a golden opportunity to settle a few scores. Don't fancy getting involved with scenes like these!

https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/new ... t-1-101582

Some shocking scenes from the game at Posh in 2002 (I think!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UiVprh2iGY
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by Claude Rains » 25 May 2019, 15:17

I really doubt any of Forest's or our hooligans will go to the bother of flying over to La Manga for aggro.

I think Spurs fans paying a visit to Barnet is more likely and that also won't happen.
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by tonyp » 26 May 2019, 02:37

ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 12:42
I don't think that the club has looked carefully enough into the fact that we will be playing Nottingham Forest.
When are we playing Nottingham Forest? I must have missed that.
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by ashman » 26 May 2019, 09:59

tonyp wrote:
26 May 2019, 02:37
ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 12:42
I don't think that the club has looked carefully enough into the fact that we will be playing Nottingham Forest.
When are we playing Nottingham Forest? I must have missed that.
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by Wycliffe » 26 May 2019, 10:43

ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 12:42
bristleposh wrote:
25 May 2019, 08:50
ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 07:21

.... and anybody who insists that they are insignificant really doesn't understand their role in the preparation for a modern day footballer getting ready the rigours of a season in one of the English leagues.
Nobody insists that you attend but I know of plenty of fans, chomping at the bit to get back to watching games on a regular basis. Maybe you would prefer the team to go out on the opening day of the season shaking hands with their teammates in order to get to know them!
Hopefully there will be a couple of games in Spain this year like they had in Portugal last time around, the game against Maritimo was a spectacle enjoyed by many last year. Gameas against a team from lower LaLiga or LaLiga2 would certainly help.
I don't think that the club has looked carefully enough into the fact that we will be playing Nottingham Forest. There is a lot of bad blood between the fans of the two clubs and no doubt some idiots from both sides will see this as a golden opportunity to settle a few scores. Don't fancy getting involved with scenes like these!

https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/new ... t-1-101582

Some shocking scenes from the game at Posh in 2002 (I think!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UiVprh2iGY
In Spain? :lol:

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Re: Pre-season games

Post by Tw14atson » 26 May 2019, 14:56

Hi guys, do you reckon there will be a big turnout for the the Kettering game? Not that far away and they could see it as a bit of a derby?

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Re: Pre-season games

Post by tonyp » 26 May 2019, 21:25

What sort of answer is that?
It doesn't appear in your list of pre season games.
ashman wrote:
26 May 2019, 09:59
tonyp wrote:
26 May 2019, 02:37
ashman wrote:
25 May 2019, 12:42
I don't think that the club has looked carefully enough into the fact that we will be playing Nottingham Forest.
When are we playing Nottingham Forest? I must have missed that.
You did!
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Re: Pre-season games

Post by bristleposh » 27 May 2019, 08:30

For the sake of clarity I think what they are saying is that Nottm Forest are going to Spain at the same time as Posh and may play or not, I think that's right but no doubt someone will put me right.
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