Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Posh 4 Cardiff 4

Posh 4 Cardiff 4

Have you ever seen anything like that?

I could have sworn we were down and out at half time, we`d shipped four goals, some would say floppy goals and then we made the sort of comeback that makes you wonder why we can`t play like that every week.

So let`s see how, chronologically, the game panned out!

6 mins - Joe Ledley gives the visitors the lead with the goal coming minutes after Whittingham had hit the post. Whittingham slipped inside the defender and laid the ball back fro Ledley to strike home.

23 mins - Joe Ledley doubles the lead, who`d have believed that he hadn`t scored since March. This time the goal came after a corner found Ledley, unmarked, from four yards out he made no mistake.

34 mins - Jay Bothroyd makes it 3-0 after a long ball down the middle saw Exodus Geohaghan head the ball straight to Bothroyd who finished superbly from twenty-five yards out.

38 mins Peter Whittingham makes it 4-0, with fans wondering whether to head for the exits now. Bothroyd had been fouled and Whittingham drove in a super free kick from twenty-five yards out.

Half Time - A stiff drink was needed, this looked like being a rout! But little did we know.

51 mins - With Lee Frecklington and Josh Simpson on as substitutes it was Simpson who made an immediate impact latching onto a ball from Craig Mackail-Smith to stick the ball through the keepers legs. Cries of

"We`re gonna win 5-4."

filled the London Road air.

65 mins - Charlie Lee makes it 4-2 after a George Boyd corner hadn`t been cleared netting from close range.

89 mins - With time fast running out George Boyd scores with a great volley. The noise inside London Road increases ten fold with nobody making for the exits.

90 mins - It`s 4-4! Substitue keeper James McKeown comes up for a corner and amidst chaotic scenes Simpson notches his second of the game.

Still time to thwart a couple of Cardiff attacks but has there been a better game at London Road in recent years?

You tell me!


Bookmark and Share

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:PoshPete
Date:Monday December 28 2009
Time: 5:32PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
sounds like an incredible game!
merlin
28/12/2009 17:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Barnsley

10-man Posh suffered a heart-breaking defeat when conceding in added time against Barnsley. Who won the man of the match?

McCann`s Media Chat: Pre-Shrewsbury Town

Temporary Posh boss Grant McCann looks at the recent departure of Graham Westley and the preparations for the Shrews match ahead to the Sky Bet League One match on Saturday

Shrews Favourites To Beat Posh

Football League sponsors Sky Bet have installed Shrewsbury Town as favourites to beat Peterborough United in the penultimate match of the season

DMAC Rules Out Main Contenders

Darragh MacAnthony has dismissed speculation linking a number of high profile managers with the Peterborough United job.

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Barnsley v Posh Prediction?
Suggested By:
Barnsley win45%
Draw22%
Posh Win33%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Wigan 44 23 15 6 84 36
2 Burton 44 24 9 11 81 19
3 Walsall 44 22 12 10 78 15
4 Millwall 44 22 9 13 75 20
5 Bradford 44 21 11 12 74 12
6 Barnsley 44 21 7 16 70 13
7 Gillingham 44 19 12 13 69 17
8 Scunthorpe 44 19 11 14 68 10
9 Sheff Utd 44 18 12 14 66 9
10 Rochdale 44 18 11 15 65 6
11 Port Vale 44 18 11 15 65 4
12 Coventry 44 17 12 15 63 14
13 Southend 44 16 11 17 59 -4
14 Peterborough 44 17 6 21 57 4
15 Bury 44 15 12 17 57 -15
16 Swindon 44 15 10 19 55 -10
17 Oldham 44 12 18 14 54 -9
18 Chesterfield 44 14 8 22 50 -13
19 Shrewsbury 44 13 11 20 50 -17
20 Fleetwood 44 11 15 18 48 -4
21 Blackpool 44 12 10 22 46 -15
22 Doncaster 44 11 12 21 45 -14
R Colchester 44 9 12 23 39 -41
R Crewe 44 6 13 25 31 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
May 8 2016 12:30PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League One