UK time is: 10:59:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Leicester City 1 Peterborough 1

For our away trip in the space of four days Posh visited Leicester City, a side, who like us, were promoted last season from League One.

However, it`s fair to say that Leicester have adapted slightly better to life in the Championship than we have and many suspected that a home victory would be the inevitable result last night.

But, whilst Posh have failed to pick up that elusive first Championship win of the season, yet, it`s fair to say that we`re a gallant and determined outfit who are prepared to battle to get ourselves a little higher up the table.

As it turned out, the spoils were to be shared for the second fixture in succession with the game seeing both sides score from the penalty spot.

Darren Ferguson started with the same eleven that had earned that valuable point at Queens Park Rangers and saw his side go on to dominate the half. Sadly the only goal Posh could put on the scoreboard came, as mentioned previously, from the penalty spot.

Aaron Mclean was fouled, after thirty-seven minutes, by Wayne Brown and George Boyd stepped up to put us 1-0 in the lead. On reflection Posh had the chances to put the game out of Leicester`s reach in that half but couldn`t capitalise on their supremacy, a point rued by Darren afterwards when he remarked,

"We dominated the first half and we should have been further than one up. In fact the game should have been over."

"You have to score from opportunities like that and it cost us."


In fact it did. A mere two minutes I to the second half Tom Williams was adjudged to have handled a cross from Robbie Nelson and Leicester`s top scorer, from last season, Matty Fryatt, made no mistake form the spot.

Once again, Posh might look back on chances to snatch a late victory and whilst offside was to deprive Craig Mackail-Smith of a goal at Loftus Road on Saturday, his poor aim was to be his downfall last night as he spurned a chance late on by putting it wide.

Nevertheless a point gained is better than none at all and surely that elusive first win will come at London Road, on Saturday, when Reading are the visitors!


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.


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!



*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.

The Journalist

Writer: PoshPete Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 16 2009

Time: 4:24PM

Your Comments

ggod result considering we lost heavily there last season!
PoshPete
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Peterborough United Articles

The MacAttack Returns To Posh (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RIP London Road, Hello ABAX Stadium!! (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Fergie Backed With New Player (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Vital Posh MOTM v Swindon Town Poll (Sunday November 23 2014)

Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Walsall (Sunday November 23 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
5. Sheff Utd 17 9 3 5 4 30
6. Notts County 17 8 5 4 8 29
7. Rochdale 18 8 3 7 11 27
8. Peterborough 18 8 3 7 5 27
9. Oldham 18 6 9 3 5 27
10. Fleetwood 18 7 4 7 2 25
11. Chesterfield 18 6 6 6 0 24

Breaking League News

Posh v Bristol City - Sky Bet League One Preview
Peterborough : 28/11/2014 10:04:00
Johnson Signs Eaves On Loan
Yeovil : 27/11/2014 22:00:00
O'Grady Joins On Loan
Sheff Utd : 27/11/2014 21:53:00
Hill Pleased With A Point
Rochdale : 27/11/2014 21:38:00
Nimely Joins Vale
Port Vale : 27/11/2014 21:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is it time for Fergie to go?
Suggested By:  
Yes 63%
No 37%