40 YEARS AGO
BOXING: Focus Amateur Boxing Club’s Pat Loftus and Martin Smith both stopped their opponents in the third round when appearing at a show in Skegness. CRICKET: Sam Tyson delivered figures of 9-53 when playing for Peterborough GPO against Leicester GPO. GOLF: Brian West won the Baker Perkins Trophy at Thorpe Wood beating Mick Brown lie in an extra-hole decider in the final. POSH: Ernie Moss scored twice in extra-time to earn Noel Cantwell’s side a3-1 win over Reading in the League Cup and secure a second round tie with George Best’s Fulham. FOOTBALL: Focus Youth Club started their Peterborough League campaign with a 4-1 win over Thurlby. Chris Bell (2), Gordon Stephenson and Trevor Quow scored their goals. CRICKET: Tony Malton (54no) and Alan Weston (50) both scored half-centuries for Baker Perkins in a Millman Cup win over St Ives. FOOTBALL: Former Posh star Bert Murray was outstanding on his debut for Spalding United. He dominated the midfield and set up Spalding’s goal for Robbie Coats in the 1-1 draw at Kempston.