UK time is: 15:16:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Peterborough United v QPR - Preview


Peterborough United host their first game of pre-season with the visit of Championship side QPR.



Peterborough United -Vs- QPR
Venue: London Road
Date: 13th July, 2013
Kick-off: 3pm

Posh v QPR



QPR, who like Posh suffered the heartbreak of relegation last season, travel to London Road looking to get more playing minutes into their squad.

It will be the third pre-season game for Posh after having drawn both games on their Republic of Ireland tour while it is QPR`s second pre-season match after their goalless draw with Exeter at the end of their training camp in Devon.

TEAM NEWS

Peterborough United

Posh have a full squad to choose from after midfielder Nathaniel Mendez-Laing recovered from the injury which saw him miss the previous two pre-season matches.

Darren Ferguson will again mix up his squad as he looks to get more match minutes into his players. Posh have so far only brought in one new player since the end of last season but he is a familiar face in the form of Jack Payne who was on loan at London Road last season.

However, Posh fans will see a new face play some part of the match as they have a French trialist on loan. Yohann Lasimant [pictured below] arrived at London Road this week after a trial at fellow League One outfit Leyton Orient. The 23-year-old has played most of his career in midfield and on the wing but Posh are looking at him to play up front! He scored two excellent goals in his recent trial at the O`s against Chelmsford City.



Yohann Lasimant



Promising youngsters, including the likes of Shaq MacDonald and Jermaine Anderson, are expected to get another run out alongside the more senior Posh players.



Queens Park Rangers

Manager Harry Redknapp brings his squad to London Road looking to boost his players fitness but also hoping to come away with a better result than the last QPR side that played at London Road. On that occasion, in February 2010, a single Aaron McLean goal sent QPR to the Championship defeat.

Redknapp will experiment with his side and is expected to name two different sides for each half. He is expected to give Belgian trialist Ryan Sanusi another run out alongside former England veterans Andy Johnson [pictured below] and Bobby Zamora.



Andy Johnson



Danny Simpson will make his second appearance in an R`s shirt following his summer signing from Newcastle United.

One player that definitely won`t be playing today is Joey Barton. The midfielder spent last season on loan at French club Marseille and is now hoping to tie up a permanent deal.

HOTSHOTS (last season)

Peterborough United

13 - Dwight Gayle
13 - Lee Tomlin
8 - Grant McCann

QPR

6 - Remy
5 - Taarabt
5 - Zamora

UP THE POSH

twitter Follow me on Twitter: @mwl1967



You can follow Vital Peterborough on: facebook and twitter

Photos/images courtesy of www.theposhpics.com.

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 .







Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: mwl1967 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 13 2013

Time: 9:39AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Motorpoint "Moyes End" Stand To Open (Friday November 21 2014)

Ferdinand Heads To Cheltenham (Friday November 21 2014)

Maddison Picks Up Young Player Gong (Friday November 21 2014)

Return Of The Mac (Or rather Mc!) (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Vital Posh MOTM v Walsall Poll (Sunday November 16 2014)

Stats: Walsall v Peterborough United (Sunday November 16 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
4. Notts County 16 8 5 3 9 29
5. Sheff Utd 16 9 2 5 4 29
6. MK Dons 14 8 3 3 13 27
7. Peterborough 17 8 3 6 6 27
8. Rochdale 16 8 2 6 13 26
9. Oldham 17 6 8 3 5 26
10. Fleetwood 17 7 4 6 3 25

Breaking League News

Bristol City v Preston: The Team Line-Ups
Bristol City : 22/11/2014 14:44:00
Joe Ironside Loaned To The Pools
Sheff Utd : 22/11/2014 13:00:00
Flynn Expects Gain In Form Before Christmas
Sheff Utd : 22/11/2014 11:00:00
Scrapping At The Bottom - Crewe (H)
Leyton Orient : 22/11/2014 10:00:00
DRFC Former keeper joins Hartlepool
Doncaster : 22/11/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Posh make it to round 3 of the FA Cup for the 9th year running?
Suggested By:  
Yes 36%
No 64%