Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Opposition Viewpoint - Posh 1 - 0 Owls

Opposition Viewpoint - Posh  1 - 0  Owls

Peterborough United 1 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday
Location: London Road
Date: 27th April, 2013
Attendance: 13,938

There was a lot riding on this match and with it kicking off after all the other matches were complete, both sides knew what the situation was. The Owls knew that a point would be enough to mathematically secure a place in next seasons Championship while Posh had dropped back into the relegation places and only a win would drag them back to the final safety place albeit on goal difference.

It wasn`t a classic match by any means of the imagination and nerves showed at times as Wednesday boss Dave Jones said after the match: "There were a lot of nervous people out there on the pitch and it was always going to take something special to win the game.

'We didn't do any better or worse than Peterborough did, but they had that one moment that mattered. It was sloppy on our part to concede the free-kick.

'It was always going to be a tight game and it was always going to take the kind of goal that settled it to win it.

'We haven`t created that much and I thought we were under par in the first half. We were better in the second half but we couldn`t get the breakthrough.

'But listen, the lads have given everything this season so I`m not going to start knocking them now.'

Dave Jones

The defeat for the Owls brings them into the final day dog-fight for survival as they are now just one point above the relegation places. Their final match is a home match against the out-of-form Middlesbrough who have nothing to play for apart from pride.

'There are several teams still in danger but our destiny is in our own hands and that is what is important. We're not in the position of having to rely on other results," continued Jones.

'We`ve worked so hard to get to where we are and we don`t want to see all that hard work go to waste.

'Staying in this league will be a far bigger achievement than winning promotion last season to get here.'


twitter Follow me on Twitter: @mwl1967

You can follow Vital Peterborough on: facebook and twitter

Photos/images courtesy of

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 .

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

Date:Sunday April 28 2013
Time: 9:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Bristol Rovers v Posh - Sky Bet League One Predictions

Peterborough United travel to Bristol Rovers looking to improve on their last performance when they lost at home to AFC Wimbledon. What do you think the score will be on Saturday?

Deja vu For James?

Is Peterborough United striker Luke James feeling like its deja vu while on loan at Bristol Rovers?

After Game Player Interviews Explained

Scientific researchers have discovered that a tendency for professional footballers to overuse the words 'um' 'ah' and 'err' in post game press interviews...

Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Northampton Town

Peterborough United played the perfect derby game to beat rivals Northampton Town three-nil but who was your man of the match?

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Lee Angol solve our scoring problems?
Suggested By:

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 15 9 4 2 31 17
2 Bolton 15 8 4 3 28 7
3 Bradford 15 6 8 1 26 7
4 Sheff Utd 14 7 4 3 25 7
5 Bristol Rovers 14 6 5 3 23 3
6 Wimbledon 15 6 5 4 23 3
7 Port Vale 15 6 4 5 22 -2
8 Northampton 15 5 6 4 21 3
9 Rochdale 15 6 3 6 21 0
10 Peterborough 15 5 5 5 20 6
11 Bury 15 6 2 7 20 0
12 Walsall 14 5 5 4 20 -1
13 Fleetwood 14 5 4 5 19 2
14 Oxford 15 5 4 6 19 -1
15 Southend 15 5 4 6 19 -7
16 Millwall 14 5 3 6 18 -3
17 Charlton 14 3 8 3 17 3
18 Gillingham 15 4 5 6 17 -6
19 MK Dons 15 4 4 7 16 -4
20 Swindon 15 4 4 7 16 -4
21 Coventry 14 3 6 5 15 -4
22 Oldham 15 3 6 6 15 -8
23 Chesterfield 14 3 3 8 12 -5
24 Shrewsbury 15 2 4 9 10 -13
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)

Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 13 2016 12:15PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 22 2016 7:45PM : Scunthorpe United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Chesterfield (H)
Sky Bet League One
The Vital Football Members League