Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

QPR 1 Posh 1

QPR 1 Posh 1

Posh returned from West London with a very creditable draw. Indeed, many neutrals would confirm our opinion that Posh were the better of the two sides and possibly deserved to take all three points.

As we`d anticipated, ahead of the clash, Darren Ferguson chose to recall the fit again Chris Whelpdale who did, in the event, do remarkably well to last seventy minutes before having to be withdrawn.

The starting eleven had a familiar look to it with only the midfield engine different from the team that served us so well in our promotion campaign last season.

With only three points to show, from fifteen, ahead of the game Posh were searching for that elusive first win in the Championship. With sixteen minutes gone, Posh got the start they`d have been hoping for when Aaron Mclean rose to meet a cross from Tom Williams. His glancing header beat Cerny in the QPR goal and Mclean had his third goal of the season.

The home side came back strong though and squeezed home an equaliser in the thirty-fourth minute when one of their many loan signings, Wayne Routledge fired home from eight yards out to give him his fifth goal of the season.

As Posh chased a winner in the second half, Darren Ferguson shuffled his pack, the tiring Whelpdale being replaced by Shaun Batt and five minutes earlier George Boyd being replaced by Tommy Rowe.

Despite the application of some pressure the winning goal was not to come and Posh had to make do with a share of the spoils.

Although the disappointment of seeing an injury time goal from Craig Mackail-Smith was hard to swallow!

Next up is another difficult away trip, this time to visit Leicester City.

Could our first win of the season come at the Walkers Stadium? Let`s hope so!


Bookmark and Share



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.



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:PoshPete
Date:Sunday September 13 2009
Time: 10:21AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
hard luck lads - keep it going!
merlin
13/09/2009 20:02:00
0
Well done guys, you played very well and could have nicked it with a bit of luck. Unfortunately we at QPR have proven ourselves rather negative at home and nearly paid the price at the end there!
Boxer
13/09/2009 22:40:00
0
Routledge isnt on loan.
Sarfend
14/09/2009 10:04:00
0
Routledge isnt a loanee
Sarfend
14/09/2009 12:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Spotlight On…Charlton Athletic

The Addicks are the next team we focus on as we look at all the teams that will be competing in League One during the 2016-17 season

Spotlight On…Bury

The Shakers are the next team we focus on as we look at all the teams that will be competing in League One during the 2016-17 season

Is Baldwin Blackburn-bound?

Is Peterborough United central defender Jack Baldwin a target for Championship side Blackburn Rovers?

Beautyman Heads To Sixfields

Peterborough United midfielder Harry Beautyman has joined local rivals Northampton Town

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What do you think to the new home kit?
Suggested By:
Love it15%
Like it50%
It's OK22%
Don't like it13%

League Table

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

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)