Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Posh - Ferguson Furious With Ridiculous Call

Posh - Ferguson Furious With Ridiculous Call

Darren Ferguson has highlighted, and for obvious reasons, the controversially three times taken penalty as a key moment behind his sides 2-0 defeat at Millwall on Monday.

With 'keeper Joe Lewis adjudged to have been off his line for the two spot kicks he did save from Gary Alexander, Dave Martin's attempt finally did beat him, but the Peterborough manager was left fuming with the officials and their decision making on the ones he saved: 'Just to see a penalty taken three times is ridiculous,' Ferguson told the official website. 'Keepers do move on the line - if it carries on then every penalty is going to have to get retaken eventually. I thought the first one was very harsh and the second one was more shock.'

Despite this contentious moment Ferguson admitted that Millwall were the better side and more deserving of the three points that they got, adding: 'Millwall were the superior team on the night and I am bitterly disappointed with my team's performance. At no time in the game did we have any control.'

Peterborough remain in the second automatic promotion place in the League One table but the lead has been cut to just three points over Millwall.

Failure to secure automatic promotion is something that Ferguson isn't contemplating, although he admitted he would be disappointed to miss out, as he wants to be at a higher level. Something that he knows the players and the fans also want!



For the very latest League One odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools




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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday April 14 2009
Time: 3:06PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
I saw that penalty farce - you've every reason to feel aggrieved!
merlin
18/04/2009 17:57:00
0
I saw that penalty farce - you've every reason to feel aggrieved!
merlin
18/04/2009 17:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Vital Posh MOTM v Walsall Poll

Rate the Peterborough United players as the Vital Posh Man of the Match Poll for the Sky Bet EFL League One match against Walsall is now up and running

Rate The Ref - Posh v Saddlers - Ben Toner

What did you think to Ben Toner`s refereeing performance in the match between Peterborough United and Walsall?

Stats: Peterborough United v Walsall

All the stats from Peterborough United (1) vs (1) Walsall, ABAX Stadium, 24/09/2016 3pm Att: 4,906

Posh Clear Favourites To Beat The Saddlers

Football League sponsors Sky Bet have Peterborough United as clear favourites to beat Walsall in the EFL League One

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 decision80%
Wrong decision20%

League Table

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

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Suffolkposh1