UK time is: 18:46:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Tranmere 1 Posh 2 (aet)

What a nail-biting night that turned out to be!

Sat next to the radio, thanks to having to sacrifice a trip to Prenton Park due to an inflexible shift pattern at work, I all but turned the radio off as the ninety minute mark passed by without us equalising, thank goodness I didn`t.

It just goes to show that perseverance pays and our never-say-die attitude has seen us reach the third round (proper0 to engage Premier League opposition in the shape of West Bromwich Albion.

With the team changed round slightly due to injury to Martin and the non-availability of Crofts, Posh put on a performance that warmed the cockles of the heart.

In fact, listening to the action we didn`t deserve to go 1-0 down when the Tranmere skipper, Anthony Kay, headed home a couple of minutes into the second half.

Many a team would have simply buckled and fallen apart in the ensuing minutes but Darren Ferguson has got Posh playing with an inner belief that can never be broken and with the clock running down and the last few seconds of stoppage time remaining, Aaron McLean produced that equaliser.

Normally, switching from late shifts to early shifts requires an early night but if I couldn`t be at Prenton Park there was no way I was going to retire early and so we pushed on to extra-time.

Just as this crazy tie looked as if it was going to penalties, and with a mere six minutes left on the clock, Charlie Lee`s long range shot was turned in by top scorer Craig Mackail-Smith.

At that moment I wished I was there, I wished I was on those terraces and enjoying the dance of delight, hell, I`d even enjoy the drive home after such a comeback.

Instead, I retired to bed and tried to get some slumber but no chance, with West Brom on the horizon, I`ve got a trip to plan thanks to those two strikers of ours, Craig Mackail-Smith and Aaron McLean, cheers boys.

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:Wednesday December 10 2008

Time: 4:32PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I heard you hit the woodwork three times as well!
merlin
Report Abuse
10/12/2008 19:01:00

we did and one day we're going to muller someone!
PoshPete
Report Abuse
12/12/2008 19:17:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Peterborough United Articles

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
7. Chesterfield 33 12 9 12 3 45
8. Bradford 32 12 9 11 3 45
9. Port Vale 33 13 6 14 -3 45
10. Peterborough 33 13 5 15 -3 44
11. Fleetwood 33 12 8 13 -4 44
12. Barnsley 33 13 5 15 -5 44
13. Scunthorpe 32 12 7 13 -3 43

Breaking League News

DRFC Tyson to knock-out Preston?
Doncaster : 03/03/2015 18:35:01
Former Rovers boss Dave Mackay dies aged 80
Doncaster : 03/03/2015 18:26:01
Blades v Posh - Your Score Predictions
Peterborough : 03/03/2015 18:00:01
JPT Final Tickets Could Well Sell Out.
Bristol City : 03/03/2015 17:56:00
Davis confident for Dale visit
Crewe : 03/03/2015 17:15:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who do you want as the next manager?
Suggested By:  
Dave Robertson 4%
Grant McCann 4%
Steve Evans 6%
Nigel Adkins 14%
Mark Warburton 42%
Lee Johnson 0%
James Beattie 4%
John Still 2%
Mark Cooper 2%
Neil Warnock 6%
Paolo Di Canio 4%
Paul Ince 2%
Uwe Rosler 4%
A N Other 6%