Home programmes from the 1970’s

This section of the website relates to Posh home programmes from the 1970-71 season to the 1979-80 season. It shows the front page of a programme from each season as well as providing a brief overview of the contents of the programme.

PS If you have a paricular Posh programme that you would like adding from this era, please contact us at enquiries@theposhtrust.co.uk



The 1970-71 season

A new looking programme for the 70/71 season although apart from the front cover very little changed. The programme contained 12 inside pages with pages on What the papers say, Spotlight on united (a profile of a Posh player), the two centre pages contained the teams and adverts, just over a page on the opposition and league tables relevant to the Posh’s 1st team, reserves and youth team.

The cost of the programme was 1/- or 5p.

 

The 1971-72 season

This season programmes had a completely new look. Gone was a picture of the ground on the front, we now had a montage of player action shots. The programme still contained 12 inside pages with a page for the Managers view, two pages devoted to the oppostion, the centre pages were action shots from previous games, player stats, as well as 1st team, reserve and youth team fixtures and league tables. Team details were on the back cover.

The cost of the programme was same as last season 5p.

The 1972-73 season

Once again the look of the programme changed and from a visual effect quite dramatically. Gone were the montage of players on the front, we now had action shots from previous games. The programme contained 12 inside pages with a Managers column (page), two pages devoted to the oppostion, player stats, as well the regular Fixtures and league tables. Team details were on the back cover.

The cost of the programme was same as last season 5p.

The 1973-74 season

This season once again the programme had a completely new look. Called the ‘Posh News’  the programme still had action shots on the front cover but now team details were included on the front. Inside the programme were again 12 pages with a Managers page, a page on the oppostion, a face in the crowd section where a fan got the opportunity to express their views on the club / players, an ‘Inside Man’ article (a profile on a Posh player), player stats, as well the fixtures and league tables relevant to the Posh.

The cost of the programme doubled this season to 10p!

The 1974-75 season

The programme this season was the same as 1973-74’s. Called the ‘Posh News’  the programme still had action shots and team details on the front cover. Inside the programme were again 12 pages with a Managers page, a page on the oppostion, a face in the crowd section where a fan got the opportunity to express their views on the club / players, an ‘Inside Man’ article (a profile on a Posh player), player stats, as well the fixtures and league tables relevant to the Posh.

The cost remained the same as last season – 10p.

The 1975-76 season

Although the front page of the programme changed this season very little else did. Still called the ‘Posh News’  the programme still had photos and team details on the front cover. Inside the programme were again 12 pages with a Managers page, two pages on the oppostion, player stats, general chat about what was happening within the club as well the fixtures and league tables relevant to the Posh.

The cost remained the same at 10p.

The 1976-77 season

A different front page again this season but very little else changed. Inside the programme were again 12 pages with a Managers page, a page on the oppostion, a page that focused on what was ahppening in the 3rd Division, player stats, general chat about what was happening within the club as well the fixtures and league tables relevant to the Posh.

The cost remained at 10p.

The 1977-78 season

Once again this season the programme took a different look and size. The front page was constant throughout the season with team details reverting back to the back cover. The programme still contained 12 inside pages with a Managers viewpoint page, two pages devoted to the oppostion, player stats, as well as fixture, appearance and league tables for the 1st and reserve teams.

The cost of the programme increased to 15p (the first increase since 1973).

The 1978-79 season

Same look and size as last season. The front page was constant throughout the season with team details on the back cover. The programme still contained 12 inside pages with a Managers viewpoint page, two pages devoted to the oppostion, player stats, as well as fixture, appearance and league tables for the 1st and reserve teams.

The cost of the programme remianed at 15p.

The 1979-80 season

A slightly different look to this seasons programme but the size remained the same as last seasons. An aerial picture of London Road returned to the front cover with pictures of players also on the front which changed each game. Team details remained on the back cover. The programme still contained 12 inside pages with a Managers viewpoint page, two pages devoted to the oppostion, player stats, as well as a facts and figures page (showing the 1st and reserve teams fixtures, appearances and tables).

The cost of the programme increased to 20p.