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Since their formation Peterborough United have played their home games at London Road Stadium. The stand behind the London Road End is terraced while the Moy's End, is a rebuilt all-seater stand, and now known as the Motorpoint Stand. A 20,000 all-seater stadium to replace London Road has been proposed.[13] The record attendance at the stadium is 30,096, achieved on 20 February 1965 in an FA Cup fifth round game against Swansea Town.[4]

As of 26 June 2012. Only competitive matches are counted. Periods as caretaker manager are shown in italics

Darren Ferguson ended his time as Peterborough United manager on 21 February 2015, following a 3–0 defeat at Milton Keynes Dons.

Bourges and Forlì are also twinned with each other. The city also has more informal friendship links with Foggia, Italy; Kwe Kwe, Zimbabwe; Pécs, Hungary; and all Peterboroughs around the world.[240][241] The county of Cambridgeshire has been twinned with Kreis Viersen, Germany since 1983.[242]

Following the Fourth Division Championship success in 1960–61, The Posh spent seven seasons in the 3rd Division. They reached the quarter-finals of the F. A. Cup in 1964–65, beating Arsenal and Swansea Town along the way before going out to Chelsea.[3] They were relegated back to the 4th Division for financial irregularities in the summer of 1968. The club took six seasons to return to division 3, winning the 4th Division championship.

Darren Ferguson led the team to safety in its first season back in the Championship, leading to a finish in 18th. However, the Posh were relegated back the following season, after losing to Crystal Palace 3–2 on 4 May 2013, the final match of the season.

Peterborough United was formed in 1934 at Peterborough's Angel Hotel to provide a replacement for Peterborough & Fletton United, who had folded two years previously.[1] The Posh played in the old Midland League. They won this league on six occasions, including five seasons in a row from 1956 to 1960. The Posh were elected to The Football League for the beginning of the 1960–61 season, winning Division Four.[2]

As well as football, Peterborough has teams competing in rugby, cricket, hockey, ice hockey, rowing, athletics, American and Australian rules football. Although Cambridgeshire is not a first-class cricket county, Northamptonshire staged some home matches in the city between 1906 and 1974. Peterborough Town Cricket Club and the City of Peterborough Hockey Club compete at their shared ground in Westwood.[153]

The number of languages in use is growing where previously few languages other than English were spoken. As of 2006[update], Peterborough offered classes in Italian, Urdu and Punjabi in its primary schools.[118]

Peterborough United Football Club is a professional football club based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. The team compete in League One, the third tier in the English football league system.