á Peterborough United - Posh 0 Tranmere 0
UK time is: 03:21:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Posh 0 Tranmere 0

Despite the attraction of cheap tickets, London Road only had a disappointing 5980 in it when the FA Cup 2nd round tie with Tranmere Rovers kicked off this afternoon.

Perhaps the non-attendees had a premonition that today was going to be one of those days, that today Posh were to under-perform on the very day that they could have secured a definite place in the 3rd round and a possible tie against one of the big boys of the Premier League.

Nevertheless, we didn`t lose and I guess we should offer our thanks to Joe Lewis who kept us in the cup with a magnificent late save to deny Ian Moore as Tranmere threatened to win their fist FA Cup tie against us in five attempts.

Indeed, if Lewis doesn`t walk off with our man-of-the-match poll award I`ll be amazed because Joe also made crucial saves early on from Ian Moore and Steve Jennings.

I`d hazard a guess our visitors couldn`t quite believe how poor we were in the first half when we never really got going and our midfield kept losing possession. Thankfully, the introduction of Shaun Batt, for the second half saw a slight improvement.

We started to enjoy more possession but I can`t recall us seriously testing Danny Coyne in the Tranmere goal.

Perhaps we should look on the bright side though. We`re still in the cup, we`ve not lost our unbeaten run and the prospect of a replay, when we know our next opposition, could spur us on to do the job at the second attempt.

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: PoshPete Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 29 2008

Time: 5:28PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
You ruined my coupon - I had you down for a home win!
merlin
Report Abuse
29/11/2008 17:33:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Team Line-Ups: Lions v Posh (Tuesday September 1 2015)

The Posh Month AheadůSeptember 2015 (Tuesday September 1 2015)

24-Hours To Go (Monday August 31 2015)

Match Day 5 Round-Up (Monday August 31 2015)

Millwall v Posh - JPT Predictions (Sunday August 30 2015)

Archived Peterborough United Articles

List All Vital Posh Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Scunthorpe 5 1 2 2 -2 5
16. Bradford 5 1 2 2 -3 5
17. Bury 5 0 4 1 -1 4
18. Peterborough 5 1 1 3 -4 4
19. Millwall 5 1 1 3 -6 4
20. Southend 5 0 3 2 -3 3
21. Colchester 5 0 3 2 -5 3

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

╗ Colchester : 01/09/2015 21:52:00
╗ Port Vale : 01/09/2015 21:48:01
Rovers The Penalty Kings Again
╗ Doncaster : 01/09/2015 21:47:00
╗ Millwall : 01/09/2015 21:46:00
╗ Shrewsbury : 01/09/2015 21:43:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do we need anymore players, if so what position?
Suggested By:  
No more players needed 28%
Goalkeeper 12%
Left Back 14%
Centre back 6%
Right Back 1%
Centre Midfield 11%
Defensive Midfielder 3%
Winger 9%
Forward 16%