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Gamesmanship frustrating Peterborough boss Johnson

Peterborough United boss Gary Johnson has pledged to eradicate gamesmanship at London Road this season. Johnson has already been frustrated by the antics of opposing teams this term, but insists his side will not resort to any time-wasting tactics.

He said: "Fans deserve to see a game played at a good tempo. That's what we try and do and it can be very frustrating to watch teams who want to waste time and slow things down from the first minute.

"It is a tactic teams will employ against us because they know we are capable of mounting wave after wave of attacks and they want to stop our momentum.

"It is something we will never do, but it is something we will have to overcome. We must make sure we don't get over-anxious, but we must get more cute to deal with it.

"I can also promise that we will never resort to any sort of theatrics, especially feigning injury. I've told my players that when they are down injured I want to see the ambulance, the fire brigade and the police called because I want to know that it's genuine."

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