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Barnett boost for Posh

7 March 2013

Peterborough striker Tyrone Barnett has continued his return to full fitness with a run out for the reserve team.

Barnett played 70 minutes against Gillingham on Wednesday afternoon, less than 24 hours after making his comeback from three months out with a knee injury as a 73rd-minute substitute in Posh's npower Championship draw with Charlton at London Road.

"Tyrone looked very good and I felt he did very well when he came on as a substitute for the first-team," said Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson.

"He is still short of match fitness so starting him might be a risk, but I need game-changers on the bench and Tyrone is capable of that."

Barnett created goals for Craig Alcock and Shaquil McDonald as Posh beat Gills 3-1. Jermaine Anderson was also on the scoresheet.

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