UK time is: 10:34:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Weather Could Put Torquay Game In Doubt

With temperatures set to plummet in the next few days this weekend's game at home to Torquay comes under threat.

Current forecasts suggest that snow is on it's way for Thursday whilst temperatures on Friday will remain below freezing. It;s unlikely they'll rise much prior to Saturday's game either.

Whilst the pitch has been able to withstand this year's heavy rainfalls the Main Stand remains a known problem when it comes to frost. The stand's huge shadow on the pitch leaves the pitch no chance of thawing after a heavy frost and has caused multiple postponements since it was built in 1999.

The club will no doubt be using the pitch covers and praying that the weather is slightly better than that forecast. Neither club will be wanting this one off, with the Alex on a 5 game unbeaten run and steadily rising in the league, Torquay are also coming on the back of a 5-0 win against Darlington.

If the weather does claim the game then let's hope the club and match officials are slightly more efficient than on previous occasions, more for Torquay fans sake. Another postponement an hour before kick off would not go down too well.




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: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 15 2009

Time: 7:33PM

Your Comments

it is always good to see snow but not when it gets in the way of a good football game
leeimp95
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Crewe chase first reward (Friday August 22 2014)

Striker ready to go again (Friday August 22 2014)

Davis demands response (Thursday August 21 2014)

Striker on trial (Thursday August 21 2014)

No real defence for Alex (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Defensive shortcomings exposed (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Rochdale (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Future still uncertain (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Crewe expect another arrival (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Crewe target first points (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fleetwood 2 - 1 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Sheff Utd 3 1 0 2 -1 3
19. Yeovil 3 1 0 2 -4 3
20. Walsall 3 0 2 1 -1 2
21. Oldham 3 0 2 1 -2 2
22. Colchester 3 0 1 2 -2 1
23. Crewe 3 0 0 3 -5 0
24. Scunthorpe 3 0 0 3 -8 0

Breaking League News

DRFC Tyson to torment the U's?
Doncaster : 23/08/2014 09:02:00
Bantams Favourites To Beat Posh
Peterborough : 23/08/2014 09:00:00
Bradford City v Peterborough United - Preview
Peterborough : 23/08/2014 08:00:00
Rovers to be without midfielder for Barnsley trip
Doncaster : 22/08/2014 21:37:00
City Aim to Get The Ricoh Rocking
Coventry : 22/08/2014 21:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 58%
No 42%