Get your free tickets to Posh matches for deaf kids

The final batch of free tickets to Peterborough United matches for deaf kids and two companions have just been released!

This time its the run in to the end of the season with three bumper games to take in with Rochdale, Blackpool and Scunthorpe all coming to the Abax stadium with something to fight for, be that promotion or relegation.

The tickets have been provided by Free Kick’s Foundation, an excellent local charity and one that is solidly behind Peterborough United’s Deaf Football project. Thanks to them and their generous donors for the tickets.

Now, without futher-a-do, its time to head over to the ticket page and get hold of your free tickets for a deaf child and two companions!

Click here

 

 

Young deaf players invited to England talent day

The Northamptonshire Football Association, in partnership with The FA, is to host and England Talent Day in Raunds, Wellingborough

The FA is hosting England Talent Days across the country, providing an opportunity for players to be introduced to the England Disability Pathway with a view to identifying the next potential England international.

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Could you be like England’s Rebecca Kemp?

Both boys and girls are eligible to take part, provided they’re between the ages of 11 and 16.

The event will consist of both a presentation and coaching sessions. There are currently SIX England squads for the following impairment groups; amputee, blind, deaf, cerebral palsy, learning disability and partially sighted.

Players will be assessed and, if successful, will be invited to a six-week England Talent Programme, which is facilitated by Northampton Town in the Community and the Northamptonshire FA.

The Northamptonshire England Talent Day will take place on Sunday 13th March 2016, at Manor School, Raunds, Wellingborough (NN9 6PA) between 11:00am and 1:00pm.

If you’re interested in being part of the England Disability Talent ID Day, please register your interest by CLICKING HERE or contact:

Amber Wildgust, Disability Football Development Officer – Northamptonshire FA
07474 200720

Read more at http://www.northamptonshirefa.com/players/disability/talent-identification-programme#rJfPRrTXlA11AFcB.99

Posh Deaf 3 – 0 Charlton Athletic R.

Posh Deaf racked up their third win of the season and first of 2016 with a below-par performance over Charlton Athletic Reserves on Sunday.

Qadeer Hussain won a penalty for the Posh in the first-half which Cameron Cockerill converted. Cockerill again scored from the spot to make it 15 goals for the season.

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Will Rolls was sent off on 60 minutes after an altercation with a Charlton player before Alex Tovey found some space in the crowded box and buried the ball after a corner.

It was also the first time in the league that Peterborough kept a clean sheet.

Posh remain fourth in the table with 4 games remaining. Next up the team travel to Brighton where they’ll be hoping for three more points in the hunt for a top-three finish.

Thanks to Donna Taylor for the excellent pictures

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Latest round of free tickets to Posh matches for deaf kids

The latest batch of free tickets for deaf children and their families have been released with this weekend’s game against last year’s cup giant-killers Bradford City up for grabs. Don’t delay!

Three other fixtures are available too and are free for deaf children with an accompanying adult plus another ticket courtesy of top Peterborough charity The Free Kicks Foundation.

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The next few months are crucial for Posh in order stay in the hunt for a play-off place and return to the Championship under the stewardship of new manager Graham Westley. Westley has shaken up the club and the fans are in awe of the team’s attacking style and the addition of some new signings.

Get yourself a ringside seat for what looks set to be a memorable fight for promotion. All for free for a deaf child and two companions!

Don’t delay. The tickets always go quickly so if you’re up for cheering on the Posh then click here and put your name down before they all get snapped up!

Posh Deaf 3 – 3 St John Reserves. Pictures and Video

Posh and St John’s Reserves played out an entertaining 3-3 draw on Sunday.

St John’s bought their bag of naughty tricks but Posh did their best to ignore it and for most of the game managed to keep focused on the game itself.

Cameron Cockerill, Posh’s enigmatic striker, bagged three more goals to add to his impressive record. Cockerill scored a penalty after the St john’s keeper needlessly shoved a Posh player in the face in full view of the referee.

Vitor Balde, Posh’s youngest player, was given 10 minutes at the end of the game to make his debut. Soon after, the St John’s left back hit Vitor with a deliberate off-the-ball blow in the back unseen by the referee. Vitor didn’t seem to care.

St John’s fantastic youngster Yasseen Miah scored a marvellous goal after a 1-2 with the very-mischievous veteran Memnos Costi to add to the two goals he scored against Posh last time around. He’s fast and accurate.

Liam Avey and Dean Connolley were made to work hard at the back but both put in a full shift and some full-bloodied challenges.

Peterborough’s next game is against Fulham in the English Deaf Cup Quarter Final

Check out some of the pictures from the game courtesy of our volunteer club photographer Tim Symonds. You can see more of his work here www.timsymonds.co.uk

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Qadeer springs the offside trap and squared the ball to Cameron who scored
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Cockerill knocks in the Penalty
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Chris Taylor in goal tries in vein to stop Yaseen’s goal
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Qadeer’s effort beats the keeper but not the post
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Qadeer can’t believe it
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The Posh boys celebrate
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Will rolls holds off a St John player
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Cockerill breaks
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and avoids the late challenge
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St John always left a few boys back to deal with the forward
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Liam Avey and Memnos Costi both gave it everything
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Cameron once again tries to break free
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Defender Dean Connoley almost scores from a corner
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Something a bit like this happened just before half-time
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Will Rolls shoulder charges an opponent