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Peterborough win seals promotion

Peterborough earned a second successive promotion as they secured Championship football with a 1-0 win over Colchester as rivals MK Dons lost to Walsall.

Posh started brightly and Charlie Lee, Simon Hackney and Chris Whelpdale all threatened to open the scoring.

It was Lee who made the breakthrough, blasting into the top corner after George Boyd picked him out in the area.

Craig Mackail-Smith and Whelpdale almost added to the advantage but one goal proved enough for Peterborough.


Colchester: Gerken, White, Coyne, Baldwin, Lockwood, Yeates, Izzet, Tierney, Hackney (Wordsworth 70), Vincent (Heath 77), Platt.

Subs Not Used: Cousins, Corcoran.

Booked: Gerken, Tierney, Platt.

Peterborough: Lewis, Martin, Morgan, Zakuani, Lee, Whelpdale, Keates (Frecklington 60), Coutts, Boyd, Mclean (Batt 90), Mackail-Smith.
Subs Not Used: McKeown, Westwood, Green.

Booked: Whelpdale.

Goals: Lee 40.

Peterborough are promoted

Att: 6,532

Ref: Stuart Attwell (Warwickshire).



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