Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Trial for Lewis at QPR!

Trial for Lewis at QPR!


Peterborough United goalkeeper Joe Lewis played in a behind closed doors match for QPR this week!

Lewis is a January transfer target for R's manager Neil Warnock who was keen to test out his fitness having only just returned after sustaining a serious knee injury in last seasons play-off 1st leg against MK Dons.

Lewis is out of contract at the end of the season but has been in negotiations with Posh over a new contract. However, Posh are prepared to sell him in January if an acceptable offer is made for him.

He appeared for the R's as 'A Trialist' in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Leyton Orient, which ended 2-2.

Posh Director of Football Barry Fry said: "QPR manager Neil Warnock asked if they could take a look at Joe at close quarters and our manager and chairman agreed.

"He was there last week and will be going back there on Monday after he has played for us today. It`s no disruption for us as we had no midweek games and Joe did return to train with us yesterday in preparation for today`s game.

"That`s as far as it has gone. No offers have been made, but Joe is out of contract at the end of the season when we face losing him for nothing.

"He played in a reserve team game for them and did well."

Lewis played his first game of the season last weekend and was on the wrong end of a 4-3 scoreline although he couldn't be blamed for any of the games.

He is due to retain his place against Leicester this weekend.

Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson said: 'I'm very lucky to have two good Championship goalkeepers. I don't know why some fans haven't taken to Joe.'

Signed from Norwich in January 2008 for £400,000, he has, during his time at Posh, played for England Under 21's and was called into the senior squad by Fabio Capello for friendlies against the United States and Trinidad and Tobago.

QPR need cover for Paddy Kenny who could be out for two months with a calf injury and back-up Brian Murphy is also injured.

twitter Follow me on Twitter: @MWL1967



Join The Vital Debate



Join Vital Peterborough United!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!


Vital Posh is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital Posh today?
It's easy to REGISTER HERE. Simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!.


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 Posh at peterborough@vitalfootball.co.uk .



Vital Peterborough is also on: facebook twitter



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

Writer:mwl1967
Date:Saturday December 10 2011
Time: 9:58AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Rochdale v Posh - Sky Bet EFL League One Predictions

Peterborough United travel to Lancashire to face a struggling Rochdale side. What do you think the score will be?

McCann`s Musing - Post-Portsmouth

What did Peterborough United manager Grant McCann think about seeing his side return to winning ways against a Portsmouth side missing their star striker?

Vital Posh MOTM v Portsmouth Poll

Rate the Peterborough United players in the Vital Posh Man of the Match Poll for the Sky Bet League One match against Portsmouth which is now up and running

Rate The Ref - Posh v Portsmouth - Craig Hicks

What did you think to referee Craig Hicks`s performance in the EFL Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Portsmouth?

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who should be the Posh Number One?
Suggested By:
Conor O'Malley100%
Jonathan Bond0%
Josh Tibbetts0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League