UK time is: 19:59:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Posh 4 Crewe 2

Posh climb up to third place in League One after a six goal thriller with Crewe Alexandra!

Firstly, my apologies for the late posting of the match report, circumstances contrived to prevent me from posting it last night, who ever heard of a power-cut in 2009?

For the fixture Darren Ferguson, without the suspended Craig Morgan, shuffled his defence drafting in Daniel Blanchett at left back and moving Charlie Lee to partner Gabriel Zakuani in the middle.

At a less than half full London Road, despite the enticement of reduced admission prices, it was to be our visitors that were to get the scoring underway. With just over a minute gone on the clock Pope, who we`d posted as the away player to watch, scored and we all began to wonder if the Tuesday night poor result hoodoo was about to strike again.

Especially when the Crewe keeper, Tomlinson, started to pull off save after save from the likes of Boyd, Mackail-Smith and McLean. Half time came and with Crewe still hanging on to that slender lead, you knew that Posh would have to up the ante in the second half and that is exactly what they did.

Indeed, a sparkling six minute spell saw three goals scored. In the fiftieth minute Boyd, who had a splendid goal, equalised and when , three minutes later, McLean put us 2-1 up you thought it`d be the start of a demolition job with Posh trying to emulate Northampton`s 5-1 demolition of Crewe on Saturday.

But it didn`t work out like that, three minutes after we`d took the lead that man Pope struck again to drag Crewe level and fears of two more dropped points began to surface. Thankfully, the spirit in the Posh camp saw a revival in fortunes and all credit to the lads for putting on a grandstand finish.

In the sixty-eighth minute Keates put Posh ahead again and Crewe just couldn`t summon the response their manager wanted. With three minutes to go Boyd capped a fine display with his second goal of the night to leave us 4-2 victors and give us the perfect boost before we travel to Huddersfield this weekend.

The news filtered through that MK Dons had surprisingly lost 2-1 at home to Leyton Orient and it was time for a drink. We`re one point behind second place MK Dons, with top of the table Leicester City someway in the distance, could we really move into an automatic promotion place with a good result at Huddersfield?

Off course we can, come on the Posh!

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 January 28 2009

Time: 4:33PM

Your Comments

good lord that photo is gruesome!
PoshBoy
he'll not win many handsome bachelor prizes will he :-)
PoshPete
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Posh v The O`s - Your Score Predictions (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Posh v The O`s - JPT Preview (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Posh Benefitting From Sell-On Fees (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Posh Finally Get Their Man (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Mystery Surrounds Posh On Deadline Day (Monday September 1 2014)

Posh v The O`s - JPT Predictions (Sunday August 31 2014)

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
1. Peterborough 5 4 0 1 +4 12
2. Fleetwood 5 3 2 0 +4 11
3. Bristol City 5 3 2 0 +3 11
4. MK Dons 5 3 1 1 +4 10
5. Bradford 5 3 1 1 +4 10
6. Chesterfield 5 3 1 1 +2 10
7. Preston 5 2 3 0 +5 9

Breaking League News

Team News: Peterborough United v Leyton Orient
Peterborough : 02/09/2014 18:59:00
Brannigan - We Failed On Three Deals
Sheff Utd : 02/09/2014 18:53:00
Lancashire & Muldoon Set For Friendly Return
Rochdale : 02/09/2014 18:47:00
County Secure Traore On Deadline Day
Notts County : 02/09/2014 18:40:00
Posh v The O`s - Your Score Predictions
Peterborough : 02/09/2014 17:54:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How many points can Posh get in their 5 September games?
Suggested By:  
0 20%
1-3 0%
4-6 10%
7-9 10%
10 20%
11 0%
12 10%
13 20%
15 10%