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MATCH PREVIEW: Info ahead of Saturday’s visit to Peterborough Sports

Ahead of Saturday’s Southern League Premier Central visit to Peterborough Sports (3:00 KO), here is some information to prepare you for the fixture.


Adults: £10, Over 60s: £6, Students & 13 – 17 year olds: £5, Under 13s (with adult): Free


Bee Arena, Lincoln Rd, PE1 3HA

Last season’s meetings

The two teams played out two brilliant games last season. The first was on 8th December 2018, where Sporting won 4-3 at the Victoria Ground, in what was an absolute classic. Goals from Charlie Dowd, Jason Cowley, Richard Gregory & a last gasp winner from William Shorrock helped guide the Rouslers to a famous victory.

The full match report can be read here

Video highlights of that match can be viewed here

Our second game of last season against Peterborough Sports was on 23rd February 2019, where first half goals from Jason Cowley and Kieren Westwood ensured Sporting would do the double over the Turbines, in what a solid, battling display.

The full match report can be read here

Video highlights of that match can be viewed here

Notice from Peterborough Sports RE – parking

We have received the following from Peterborough Sports.

“Please note that there are parking restrictions in place that will require you to enter your car registration at the bar via a tablet provided or in the committee room – someone will point you in the right direction.

“When doing so, please select the event option which will cover you for the duration of your stay. This will also include any coaches or mini buses.”

Manager’s preview

Manager Bren Kelly’s preview of the game can be read here.


  • Peterborough Sports finished in first place in last season’s Southern League Division One Central, with Sporting finishing second, eight point behind (95 points to 87 points).
  • The head to head record between the clubs is 2-0 in favour of Sporting.
  • Peterborough Sports sit ninth in the league, one position behind Sporting (they have the same amount of points, goal difference and goals scored/conceded as us, just with one less game played – P13 W6 D4 L3).
  • Both teams have scored 35 goals, making them the league’s highest scorers.
  • Peterborough Sports’ home form this season: P8 W4 D3 L1. The defeat was a 3-1 loss to Banbury United. They have won four in a row at home (Leiston 8-1, Nuneaton Borough 2-1, Stratford Town 6-0, Lowestoft Town 3-1).
  • They are the league’s highest scorers at home, with 25 goals from eight games (incidentally, Sporting are the league’s highest away scorers – 28 goals from eight games).
  • The Turbines’ top scorer in the league so far is Dion Sembie-Ferris, with seven goals. He scored in both of our games against each other last season.

Your support, as always, would be massively appreciated – we need YOU for this MASSIVE game, in what will undoubtedly be an absolute belter!

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