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Posh Deaf left stunned in 4-3 St John thriller

Peterborough United’s deaf football team were left stunned after four goals from St John in the second half took what looked like a probable victory away.

Posh started the game well with goals from Will Rolls and Chris Majid but succumbed to St John in the second half. Posh also missed two penalties in the second half which would have won them the game. St John’s scored 4 in a row in quick succession before Liam Avey gave the visitors renewed hope in the closing stages. Will Rolls also pulled up with a hamstring injury in the first half.

Posh dominated much of the possession and enjoyed periods of dominance but St John, led by the ever energetic Memnos Costi and some good old-fashioned tactics, took the three-points.

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Wheeler returns to break Posh hearts; Peterborough United 2 – 3 Barnet

Matthew Wheeler, the young midfielder from Chatteris, who had played in friendlies for Peterborough United, returned to the Branch Bros Stadium on Saturday evening and took all three points for Barnet.

Wheeler, who had also played at the Branch Bros for Great Britain recently, won the game for Barnet after Qadeer Hussain scored twice in the second-half to get Peterborough back into the game. He lobbed the on-rushing Michael Easton in goal after a quickly taken throw-in took Posh by surprise

After Peterborough went 2-0 down, Qadeer Hussain scored from the penalty spot and then leveled the scores with a super finish that ricocheted in off the Posh.

The game was the first as officially named captain for Liam Avey. Peterborough were missing three players with Michael Bedford unavailable and both strikers Cameron Cockerill and Chris Majid out injured. In the end, Peterborough couldn’t keep the momentum up and Barnet, who always looked likely to score on the break, left Peterborough with all three points.

Team Line up barnet

Photos by Tim Symonds and Donna Taylor. You can view more of Tim’s work on his website

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Dean Connolly heads clear
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Michael Easton confidently catches the ball
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Crunch! Qadeer Hussain on the deck
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Marcos Pinto began the game but went off injured after 20 minutes
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Tom Irish takes kick in the back while Qadeer is sat on by Umesh Valjee
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The players shake hands
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Scott Taylor lines up a free kick
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Barnet Keeper Drew Bradshaw holds on tight
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Qadeer Hussain plots a path away from Fucillo (4) Valjee (5) and Wheeler
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Will Rolls makes a break
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Liam Avey is the Posh Captain
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Dean Connolly keeps Keith McCoy close
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Qadeer Hussain tricks his way into the box as Manager Steve Long implores him to shoot
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Alex Tovey goes to ground to stop Wheeler
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Tom Irish has a little time
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That’s Connolly and Tovey on the way back from a corner
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I’m gonna try not to fall on top of you..
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Sorry! Couldn’t help it!
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Josh Burrows with Gary Hope close by
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Chris Bunker is big, fast and dangerous
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Matthew Wheeler being watched closely by Josh Burrows
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Tom Irish arrives in the danger zone before his team mates
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The Posh bench don’t look as if they’re particularly enjoying the experience
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The lights are on and Stephen Sear approaches the Barnet backline with Umesh Valjee and captain Marcus Fucillo close by.

EDF League South: Peterborough United 4 – 1 Brighton with pictures and video

Peterborough’s Deaf Team’s won their first ever league match with a 4-1 win over Brighton.

In the first half Peterborough scored three goals which effectively ended the contest. Qadeer Hussain scored the first official goal for Posh Deaf. Soon after Stephen Sear grabbed another before Michael Bedford hit an amazing volley from the edge of the area.

Alex Tovey added a fourth in the second half and with Brighton looking far more confident, they got one back.

Thanks to Brighton, Peterborough Northern Star for the use of their facilities and to Tim Symonds for the pictures. See more of his work at www.timsymonds.co.uk

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