Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Posh - MK Dons Clash Called Off

Posh - MK Dons Clash Called Off

As we predicted in our lead article yesterday (Monday) we had our doubts that the fixture, against MK Dons tonight would go ahead.

With freezing temperatures predicted for Monday night, dropping as low as minus 7, we were proven right.

Even with the London Road pitch covered and with further assistance from heat blowers, the icy weather had the last word.

The fixture was called off at lunchtime when the match referee, Kevin Wright, inspected what lay beneath the covers only to find it frozen.

Speaking about the decision, Wright had this to say,

"The temperature is currently at zero and is still frozen."

"The first thing I have to think about is the safety of the players and the pitch is only gong to get worse."


Here at Vital Posh we`d like to congratulate the official for doing the decent thing and calling off the fixture early.

There`s nothing worse than a late decision after several thousand spectators have already set off for the stadium.

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:Tuesday January 6 2009
Time: 4:42PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Mike Towell – RIP

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
It's a shame I was looking forward to this one!
merlin
06/01/2009 19:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Posh Favourites To Beat Shrimpers

Football League sponsors Sky Bet have installed Peterborough United as favourites to beat their hosts Southend United

Ref Watch: Southend United v Peterborough United

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

McCann`s Viewpoint: Pre-Southend United

Peterborough United head to the seaside at the weekend when they face Southend United in a Sky Bet EFL League One clash. Watch what Posh boss Grant McCann has to say ahead to the match

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Shaq Coulthirst - Right or wrong decision to let him go?
Suggested By:
Correct decision86%
Wrong decision14%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 10 6 3 1 21 14
2 Bury 10 6 2 2 20 8
3 Bradford 10 4 6 0 18 5
4 Northampton 10 4 5 1 17 7
5 Port Vale 10 5 2 3 17 3
6 Sheff Utd 10 5 2 3 17 0
7 Bolton 10 4 4 2 16 2
8 Gillingham 10 4 3 3 15 -2
9 Peterborough 10 3 4 3 13 4
10 Bristol Rovers 10 3 4 3 13 -1
11 Chesterfield 10 3 3 4 12 1
12 Charlton 10 2 6 2 12 1
13 Fleetwood 10 3 3 4 12 0
14 MK Dons 10 3 3 4 12 -1
15 Rochdale 10 3 3 4 12 -1
16 Oxford 10 3 3 4 12 -1
17 Millwall 10 3 3 4 12 -3
18 Swindon 10 3 2 5 11 -4
19 Southend 10 3 2 5 11 -8
20 Wimbledon 10 2 4 4 10 -3
21 Walsall 10 2 4 4 10 -5
22 Shrewsbury 10 2 3 5 9 -5
23 Oldham 10 1 6 3 9 -5
24 Coventry 10 0 6 4 6 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 8 2016 12:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Northampton Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : AFC Wimbledon (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League One