Match 47
21st April 1973
Peterborough (a)


Next Saturday the super luxury Leagueliner leaves Exeter for Peter- borough with many City supporters on board. At the time these notes are written there are still a few seats left.

If you wish to travel as a V.I.P. and enjoy first-class meals in both directions there are still a few seats. left in this special section of the train-however there is a supple- ment of £3.50 per passenger cover- ing the cost of meals in both direc- tions inclusive of service charge and V.A.T. The total price in this special section being £7.00. When you consider you are travelling FIRST CLASS, plus meals, and the very special facilities on board Leagueliner, for a trip in excess of 5 hours in each direction-this is a real bargain for an all in price of £7.00. If you do not wish cooked meals, there is a supplement for other facilities on board, but when you consider the first class rail fare being only £3.50 this is a real rail excursion bargain. If you wish to join us, and assuming we still have any seats left, call and see me at "The Near Post" after today's game.

21st April 1973
Football League
Peterborough 1-1 Exeter City


PETERBOROUGH UNITED 1. Drewery; Bradley, Duncliffe; Dakes (D), Turner, Carmichael; Heath, Freestone (Russell), Hall, Dakes(K), Robson, EXETER CITY 1, Wilson; Crawford, Balson; Horrin, Giles, Clapham; Neale, Binney (Blain), Banks, Wingate, Gibson,

Scorers Peterborough Turner, Exeter Giles, Attendance 4,593, Exeter City outclassed Peterborough United for most of this match, but were cruelly robbed of victory close to time, Chris Turner grabbed a bit of glory for the Posh when he headed a Bradley free kick past Bob Wilson with four minutes of the game remaining, Early on it was Exeter all the way. Jimmy Giles put them ahead in the 9th minute, heading powerfully into the net from a cross by Alan Banks,

Peterborough almost equalised following a corner, Wilson came off his line but missed the ball, fortunately for Exeter, Campbell Crawford cleared Turner's goalbound header. The home side missed the striking power of the injured John Cozens, brining in 16 year old Keith Dakes to make his League debut. He lacked experience to unlock the City defence, Exeter came under heavy pressure just after the interval, but they were still able to carve out chances for themselves, City were unlucky not to score again after 69 minutes following a one two between Banks and Fred Binney, but Drewery produced a fine save, Binney went off injured 15 minutes from time having sustained a cut above the eye.


The following leaflet was given to all supporters travelling on the League Liner for Exeter

City's match at Peterborough United, the return fare being £3,50p. "Good morning and welcome aboard the League Liner. Whether you are travelling to London for shopping or Peterborough for the match, we wish you a very comfortable and pleasant journey. We would however, like to draw to your attention to the following points

1) Discotheque. Dancers will be appearing during the outward and return journeys, Only passengers holding pink discotheque cards will be admitted. Admission is by ticket only at 25p each. No bottles or cans are allowed in the disco,

2) Cinema and Audio coaches, Admission to these coaches are by ticket only. 3) This is your train, Please treat it with respect and please do not throw bottles and cans from the train,

4) Refreshements are available in the centre of the train, including beer, Coca Cola, packed lunches, pasties, fruit, confectionary, crisps etc. We hope you will avail yourselves of these facilities.

On arrival at Peterborough station, please follow the following directions to the ground, cross the main road by the roundabout, continuing straight ahead and take the second turning on the right. Walking to the first set of traffic lights, turn right across the river bridge and the ground is facing you. This is about a 10 minute walk. On arrival at the ground please use the Moyes End turnstiles. A very special draw will take place in the disco coach at 10pm. The prizes are as follows:
1)Readers Digest Book of the Road,
2) 12 cans of beer,
3) The Wit of Soccer.
4) Exeter City F.C. 'Garden Pixie,

Tickets are being sold on the outward journey at 5 for 10p and 40 for 25p. We thank you in anticipation of your support and will do everything possible to make your journey as comfortable as possible,"



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