Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Posh - Westwood - A Tale of Patience!

Posh - Westwood - A Tale of Patience!

The signing of Gabriel Zakuani, on loan from Fulham, has been a master stroke. However, with his permanent deal not a feasible option until January 1st 2009, it leaves Posh with a period whereby they`ll be looking elsewhere for centre-back cover.

Likely to fill the breach is Chris Westwood.

Westwood was a key member of Ferguson`s back-four last season and can probably consider himself unlucky to have not played more this season.

Appearances of Westwood, in a Posh shirt, have been fleeting this season, the last opportunity being a cameo against Yeovil last weekend.

Speaking about the experience, Westwood, in an interview given to a local media source has remarked,

'Not being in the side is a new experience for me, but I understand why it's happened here. I've had injuries at bad times and the manager has signed a player on loan who has done really well."

'The team have also performed superbly so I can't complain too much. All I can do is keep my head down, work hard and wait patiently for my opportunity."

'I can't pretend that I'm happy with the situation, but I fully understand why it's happened. I'm not going to sulk about it because things can change quickly in football."

'It only takes one bad result or an injury or suspension, not that I wish any of that to happen here. I enjoyed it last season and me and Craig got on really well.'

Could that opportunity come when Zakuani is caught in limbo between that loan spell and a permanent spell?

Join Vital Peterborough

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here. Get involved This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Peterborough.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:PoshPete
Date:Monday November 24 2008
Time: 5:32PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

McCann`s Viewpoint: Pre-Scunthorpe United

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann spoke to the media ahead of the Sky Bet EFL League One match at Scunthorpe United. Watch what he has to say

Ref Watch: Scunthorpe United v Peterborough United

The man in charge of the Sky Bet EFL League One match between Scunthorpe United and Peterborough United is

McCann`s Musing - Post-Southend United

Watch what Peterborough United manager Grant McCann had to say after watching his side "stop the rot" with a draw at Southend United

Scunthorpe v Posh - Sky Bet EFL League One Predictions

Peterborough United stopped a run of three League defeats in a row with a 1-1 draw on Tuesday evening. Can they go one better and beat their hosts on Saturday Scunthorpe United?

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Leo be given a run in the number 10 position?
Suggested By:
Yes100%
No0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.PoshBoy1
Write for Vital Football