ABAX Stadium

Next Game

Peterboro v Crawley

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Oakwell Stadium

Last Game

Barnsley 1 - 1 Peterboro

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Ferguson looking for striker

Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson is keen to bring in a new striker as he targets winning the League One title this season.

Last Updated: 29/07/13 at 20:03 Post Comment

Darren Ferguson: Peterborough manager wants to sign a new striker

Darren Ferguson: Peterborough manager wants to sign a new striker

Ferguson's side suffered relegation from the Championship last season and have subsequently seen star forward Dwight Gayle join Premier League new boys Crystal Palace.

Gayle has yet to be replaced and Ferguson is in the market for extra firepower before the summer transfer window closes.

"We're still hopeful of bringing one or two more into the squad," Ferguson told Sky Sports News. "I do feel that after losing Dwight Gayle we need to replace him.

"We have got strikers at the club and they'll have opportunities, but I do feel if there's the right one out there, we will replace him."

Peterborough start the new campaign at home to Swindon Town on Saturday and Ferguson expects a tough battle in the quest to win promotion back to the second tier.

He said: "We've had a good pre-season, we had a good week in Ireland and the aim is to get out of the league and to win the league.

"We got out of this league twice before, once through the play-offs and once by finishing second, so we've never won the league.

"It's going to be very, very difficult. It's a really difficult league, there's no question about that. It's very competitive, but our aim is to win it.

"It's a big challenge for me as a manager. Obviously, you want to be as high as you can, either as a manager or a player. The Championship is a very, very good league to be involved in, with the big clubs and stadiums.

"This league is different in terms of quality, there's no question about that. That said, it's still a very, very difficult league and the two times we have got out of it, it's been extremely hard and it won't be any different this season.

"I guess a dozen teams would feel like they have got a good chance, so it's a big challenge. We want to get back in the Championship. We enjoyed our time there and I feel we've got a bit to prove to get back in there."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

A

nd we always will love Ozil. I don't really mind if no other team can see just how brilliant he is, or if people think he is rubbish, because we know he is far from it. He is a fantastic player, and if people cannot see that it can only be a good thing, in that he will be at Arsenal for years to come, pulling the strings from behind a glass veil.

ganachus
F365's Top Ten Unheralded Players Of The Season

I

like the list and Ozil in particular does seem under appreciated when you look at his stats (an odd thing considering his fee or maybe because of it). Palace have a few and I've always thought Dwight Gayle at Palace was under rated, certainly when you look at his goals per game ratio. You can probably also add Ryan Bertrand at Saints who should be in the England team in my view.

sensiblepoolfan
F365's Top Ten Unheralded Players Of The Season

N

ew Shaun Wright Phillips, there I've said it. If any club offers stupid money we'd be stupid to say no, he's not a potential worldie by any stretch and I feel that after a few years warming the bench at city or Chelsea he'll be back at QPR smoking sheesha pipes under Harry Redknapp.

uncle monty
Sterling Case For Leaving 'Bigger' Club

Footer 365

Lionel Messi can stay at Barcelona until he retires, says president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says Lionel Messi can stay at the club until the day he decides to quit football.

Liverpool stay silent on rumours Jordan Henderson has signed five-year contract at club

Liverpool have declined to comment on reports midfielder Jordan Henderson has signed a new five-year deal at the club.

Chelsea's Kurt Zouma explains 'job' on Marouane Fellaini

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has given an insight into his Marouane Fellaini mission in the 1-0 win over Manchester United.

Mail Box

Brendan Rodgers Deserves Another Season...

"I am not bashing Chelsea, however..." The Mailbox takes aim at Jose Mourinho once again and under-fire Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers "deserves another season".

Klopp Over Rodgers? Not On Your Nelly

Liverpool fans have short memories and should give Rodgers more time, while Jose's tactics and claims are getting many more in a stew. It's the afternoon Mailbox...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company