Date:Sunday April 19 2009
Craig Mackail-Smith`s 25th goal of the season, in the 25th minute, was enough to give Posh all three points as they maintained their drive towards automatic promotion.
The win ensures their fate remains in their own hands, wins away to Colchester and at home to Swindon will ensure back-to back promotions for a club that has come so far in such a short space of time.
Hopefully the result will go some way to eliminating the recent blips, against Cheltenham and Millwall, from the system as our 46 game campaign turns into a two mammoth cup finals to ensure our dreams are realised.
Posh, understandably, looked a little nervy before the goal, from Mackail-Smith, settled their nerves and what an exquisite goal it was.
Aaron McLean slipped a ball through to Mackail-Smith and as the keeper advanced the ex-Dagenham and Redbridge striker, coolly lifted it over the advancing keeper and into the net.
However, if Posh believed that goal would open the floodgates they were wrong. Despite having a plethora of on-target shots, Stockport, in the second half, almost produced a shock equaliser.
Joe Lewis could only parry a free kick from Leon McSweeney and from the rebound Oli Johnson's vicious strike hit the cross bar. Could that be the bit of luck that Posh will look back on as a deciding moment?
Next weekend, we`re all off to Essex to take on Colchester United. A win will put us in a great position to welcome Swindon Town to London Road for the mother of all games.
Fingers crossed everyone.
Join Vital Peterborough
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.
Date:Sunday April 19 2009
It Was 21 Years Ago Today… (Tuesday May 14 2013)
Vital Posh Player of the Season 2012/2013 (Tuesday May 14 2013)
Done Deal For Gayle? ** UPDATED 13:16pm 14-May (Tuesday May 14 2013)
Posh Interested In Taylor? (Tuesday May 14 2013)
Zakuani Placed On Transfer List (Monday May 13 2013)
Fergie`s Rallying Cry (Saturday May 11 2013)
Gayle Generates Move Interest (Saturday May 11 2013)
Latics Sign Clarke-Harris From Posh (Saturday May 11 2013)
New Contracts Offered By Posh (Saturday May 11 2013)
Posh Release Retained List (Saturday May 11 2013)
|18. Sheff Wed||46||16||10||20||-8||58|
|24. Bristol City||46||11||8||27||-25||41|
|LUFC Long season continues for Austin
» Leeds Utd : 20/05/2013 20:54:00
|LUFC Leeds announce new Vice-Chairman
» Leeds Utd : 20/05/2013 20:34:00
|Boro off to the coast
» Middlesbrough : 20/05/2013 19:44:00
|Foxes Looking Forward To Hong Kong Sevens
» Leicester City : 20/05/2013 18:16:00
|Murray's Op A Success
» Crystal Palace : 20/05/2013 18:05:00
|Tranmere is Fifth Summer Friendly!
» Burnley : 20/05/2013 17:51:00
|Tykes Transfer Rumours - Lee Novak
» Barnsley : 20/05/2013 17:49:00