Toney scored the game-winning goal for Brentford in a 2-1 league victory over Stoke City to make it 25 goals for the season for the Bees, six more than the next top scorer. Toney won the League One Golden Boot as a Posh player last season.

Former Posh Loane player Ryan Tunnicliffe was on target as Luton pulled off a formidable comeback to beat Sheffield 3-2 on Wednesday. Wednesday led 2-0 at the break.

In League One, Steve Evans’ Gillingham has done his former club Posh a favor by holding Portsmouth, pursuing promotion, to a 1-1 draw at Fratton Park, although the boss felt his side should have won.

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Other posh former League One players included Jon Taylor who scored Doncaster’s consolation goal in a 2-1 loss at Ipswich Town and goalkeeper Joe Day who was pulled out with a head injury in the last one. minute of the Bristol Rovers 2-1 victory. on Shrewsbury.

Alex Woodyard conceded a penalty as Hull City won 3-0 at AFC Wimbledon.

Former Posh defender Rhys Bennett also conceded a shot on goal as his Carlisle side lost 3-1 at home to Oldham in League Two. Carl Piergianni scored Oldham’s last goal.

Marcus Maddison missed Bolton’s 1-0 win over Barrow with a virus.

Posh sent teenager Brad Rolt on loan to Irish League side Boehmians and he scored in a friendly 2-0 victory at UCD.

In Scottish football, former Posh Academy graduate Joe Newell signed a new contract at Hibernian but couldn’t help but stop a shock 2-0 home loss to Motherwell in the Premiership Scottish yesterday.

Former Posh coach Gavin Strachan remains at Celtic despite manager Neil Lennon’s resignation last week.


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