Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Posh - A Trouble Free Saturday Please!

Posh - A Trouble Free Saturday Please!

The massive fixture against Leicester draws ever closer!

Already preparations are being made to ensure that the largest crowd this season, a capacity crowd inside London Road; are policed in a manner befitting the occasion.

As expected extra police officers have bee drafted in as a 4000 strong contingent of Leicester City supporters descend upon us.

As well as bringing forward the kick-off to 12:00, in an attempt to eliminate any alcohol related incidents, the Police have been putting into place plans to deal with the situation.

Today, the Chief Inspector, Nick Knight (I`m sure he played cricket for Warwickshire) has outlined the crowd control plans, remarking to the media,

'Our priority is for city residents and shoppers to be able to go about their normal business, while additional fans come to Peterborough for the game."

'We are not anticipating any disorder, but we have an appropriate response in place if any incidents do occur."

'There is a fairly early kick-off, and we would encourage the away fans to leave the city once the game is over to ensure a minimal amount of disruption.'


All fair and good advice, but he then went on to outline how they may use tactics employed previously in moving the large visiting contingent, remarking,

'If we feel there is a need, then we may decide to use a shepherding tactic to manage the crowds coming off the trains and walking to the ground."

'We would decide on the day if this was needed, and it would very much depend on the number of fans using the trains, and the type of threat they pose, if any."

Here at Vital Posh we really hope that as well as Posh taking all three points the day remains trouble free!

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.

Writer:PoshPete
Date:Thursday March 26 2009
Time: 5:13PM

Comments

0
trouble is the last thing anyone wants to read about!
merlin
26/03/2009 19:06:00
0
trouble is the last thing anyone wants to read about!
merlin
26/03/2009 19:06:00
0
should be a huge game and the last thing anyone needs is for trouble.
bluemooner_mcfc
27/03/2009 14:02:00
0
should be a huge game and the last thing anyone needs is for trouble.
bluemooner_mcfc
27/03/2009 14:02:00
0
There will be people out looking for it !!!
wonderposh
27/03/2009 14:51:00
0
There will be people out looking for it !!!
wonderposh
27/03/2009 14:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Posh v Charlton Athletic - League One Predictions

What do you think the score will be in the Sky Bet EFL League One match between Peterborough United and Charlton Athletic on Saturday?

EFL Awards 2017 Shortlists Revealed

The Football League have now confirmed the shortlists for the awards categories for this years EFL Awards.

League One 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

With most playing 39 League One games in the 2016/17 season, this year could still see a few players break the 20 goal mark.

Stats: Gillingham v Peterborough United

All the stats from Gillingham (0) vs (1) Peterborough United, Priestfield Stadium, 25/03/2017 3pm Att: 7,561

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many of the final 10 games will Posh win?
Suggested By:
031%
14%
214%
319%
423%
59%
60%
70%
80%
90%
100%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 40 24 10 6 82 32
2 Bolton 39 22 9 8 75 28
3 Fleetwood 39 19 12 8 69 19
4 Scunthorpe 40 19 10 11 67 21
5 Bradford 40 16 18 6 66 15
6 Southend 39 17 12 10 63 13
7 Millwall 39 16 12 11 60 6
8 Oxford 40 17 8 15 59 9
9 Rochdale 39 16 9 14 57 4
10 Bristol Rovers 40 15 12 13 57 -1
11 Peterborough 40 15 10 15 55 1
12 Wimbledon 40 13 15 12 54 3
13 Walsall 39 13 14 12 53 -2
14 Northampton 40 14 8 18 50 -6
15 MK Dons 39 12 12 15 48 -1
16 Charlton 39 10 17 12 47 3
17 Bury 41 12 10 19 46 -11
18 Oldham 40 10 15 15 45 -12
19 Gillingham 40 11 12 17 45 -17
20 Shrewsbury 39 11 10 18 43 -14
21 Port Vale 38 10 12 16 42 -17
22 Swindon 40 10 9 21 39 -18
23 Chesterfield 40 8 9 23 33 -28
24 Coventry 40 7 11 22 32 -27
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)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Coventry City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : AFC Wimbledon (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.oonfun1
Write for Vital Football