The 1945/46 Season

After World War II the Reserves switched from Division 1 of the  Peterborough League to the United Counties League. A third Peterborough Utd team, the “A” Team, did however continue to play in Division 1 of the Peterborough League.

Unfortunately we were unable to track down the United Counties League Table for this season however details of all the fixtures, results, goal scorers and  player appearances are provided.

Posh Record

P W D L F A Pts
14 7 1 6 59 55 15

 

Fixtures & results:

Date Opponents Home / Away Result Score Goal Scorers
08 Sep 45 Rushden Town Home Won 11-1 Laxton (5), Ashman (4), Plowman, Hobbs
22 Sep 45 Rushden Town Away Won 4-3 Rogers (2), Fielding, Newsome
29 Sep 45 Kettering Town Reserves Home Won 6-4 Dobson (3), Fairchild, Taylor, Heath
06 Oct 45 Northampton Town A Home Lost 15-4 Allison (2), Newsome, Dyer
13 Oct 45 Corby Town Away Lost 4-1 Fairchild
27 Oct 45 Wellingborough Town Away Won 5-3 Newsome (2), Warner, Fielding, MacCartney
10 Nov 45 Corby Town Home Drew 3-3 Fairchild (2), Fielding
24 Nov 45 Northampton Town A Away Lost 3-0
01 Dec 45 Bedford Avenue Home Won 10-0 Laxton (4), Newsome (3), Fielding (2), Polhill
08 Dec 45 Wellingborough Town Home Won 5-2 Fairchild (3), John (2)
02 Mar 46 Wisbech Town Home Lost 5-3 Hustwaite (3)
16 Mar 46 Bedford Avenue Away Lost 5-1 Atkins
13 Apr 46 Wisbech Town Away Lost 4-0
27 Apr 46 Kettering Town Reserves Away Won 6-3 Ashman (3), Atkins (2), Fairchild

 

Player appearances/goals:

Player Apps: Goals   Player Apps: Goals
Fred Fairchild 7 8 Barkham 1 0
Howard Fielding 7 5 Ken Bayliss 1 0
Walker 7 0 Ernest Beardshaw 1 0
Cliff Woods 6 0 Bradford 1 0
Newson 6 7 Bryan 1 0
Ron Ashman 5 7 Burns 1 0
Plant 5 0 Coughlin 1 0
Jack Polhill 5 1 Dobson 1 3
Hubert Tasker 5 0 Dyer 1 1
Brian 4 0 Elsom 1 0
Cameron 4 0 Firth 1 0
Warner 4 1 Hall 1 0
Wilson 4 0 Heath 1 1
Atkins 3 3 Hobbs 1 1
H Smith 3 0 Howson 1 0
Laxton 3 9 Ged Hustwaite 1 3
Mills 3 0 J Smith 1 0
Montgomery 3 0 John 1 2
Murdock 3 0 Johnson 1 0
Stan Pell 3 0 Ludman 1 0
T Smith 3 0 Charlie MacCartney 1 1
Watson 3 0 McClelland 1 0
Ken Whitney 3 0 Newman 1 0
Bebby 2 0 Cyril Parrott 1 0
Gostlow 2 0 Reid 1 0
Hilliard 2 0 Rogers 1 2
Holmes 2 0 Bernard Stanyon 1 0
Lubbuck 2 0 Storey 1 0
Massey 2 0 Taylor 1 1
Plowman 2 1 Timms 1 0
Roberts 2 0 White 1 0
Stevens 2 0 Wilkinson 1 0
T Woods 2 0 Richard Woffinden 1 0
Allison 1 2 Wright 1 0