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Match Preview: Leicester Nirvana v Swans

2 years ago By Wayne Harmes

Saturday 14th November - Kick off – 15:00

Match Preview: Leicester Nirvana v Swans

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Match Preview

Leicester Nirvana v Newport Pagnell Town
United Counties League, Premier Division
Saturday 14th November
Kick off – 15:00

Nirvana sit with a comfortable 13 point lead at the top of the UCL Premier Division, however, should Holbeach United and AFC Kempston Rovers win their games in hand they will be breathing down the necks of the Leicestershire side. The league leaders cemented their position with an emphatic midweek win over Desborough Town, bouncing back after a shock defeat to Cogenhoe United at the weekend. The win demonstrates Nirvana’s strength in that they score goals, in abundance, from all over the park. Five different players added to their goal haul in the 6-1 demolition of Ar Tarn.

A quick look at the statistics show that these are two entertaining teams and goals are virtually guaranteed when they play. The Swan’s have already found out that teams write Nirvana off at their peril. The sides have crossed paths twice in recent months with Nirvana running out victorious on both occasions. Nirvana will be wary of a Newport side that plays good, patient passing football. The Swan’s create many goal scoring opportunities themselves and but for a couple of defensive nightmares may easily have won both encounters played this season.

Leicester Nirvana manager Damion Beckford-Quailey was honoured by the UCL when he was named ‘Manager of the Month’ for September. I am sure that this will be the first of many accolades coming his way this season.

Where they stand in the league

Newport Pagnell Town = 4th
P15 W9 D3 L3 F31 A21 GD+10 Pts 30

Leicester Nirvana = 1st
P19 W15 D2 L2 F62 A23 GD+39 Pts 47

League Form

Newport Pagnell Town last six results:
W – 31 Oct. NP 4-3 Boston Town
D – 27 Oct. NP 2-2 Wellingborough Town
W – 24 Oct. Oadby Town 0-1 NP
L – 17 Oct. NP 0-1 Wisbech Town
W – 13 Oct. Eynesbury Rovers 0-3 NP
W – 10 Oct. NP 1-0 Kirby Muxloe

Leicester Nirvana last six results:
W – 10 Nov. LN 6-1 Desborough Town
L – 7 Nov. Cogenhoe United 4-3 LN
W – 31 Oct. LN 4-2 Peterborough Northern Star
W – 27 Oct. LN 4-0 Northampton Sileby Rangers
W – 24 Oct. Boston Town 2-3 LN
L – 17 Oct. LN 0-2 Eynesbury Rovers

We’ve met before

26 Sep 2015 Willen Road
Newport Pagnell Town 2-4 Leicester Nirvana
United Counties League, Premier Division

Read the match report:

http://wp.me/p6BkVY-23

18 Sep 2015 Gleneagles Avenue
Leicester Nirvana 2-1 Newport Pagnell Town
United Counties League Knockout Cup, Preliminary Round

Read the match report:

http://wp.me/p6BkVY-1P

Matchday Information & Directions

Admission & Programme Prices:
Contact Leicester Nirvana FC.

Route to Leicester Nirvana:
From M1 – Exit at Jct 22 (A50 / A511 to Leicester / Coalville). Follow A50 towards Leicester until you reach signs for A563 Glenfirth Way. After Saintsbury’s turn right, then immediately left into Gleneagles Avenue. Entrance is at bottom of the cul-de-sac.

Leicester Nirvana FC
Gleneagles Avenue (Highfield Rangers FC)
441 Gleneagles Avenue
Leicester
LE4 7YJ

Leicester Nirvana FC Contact Details:

Website – http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/thurnbynirvana/

Twitter – @LeicNirvana

If you cannot make it to the game you can follow the action on Twitter via @nptfc

Match Report will appear at:
http://www.theviewfromtheshed.wordpress.com
Alternatively follow the link on Twitter via @SwanMatchReport

Coming Up

Next 4 Swans games:
17th Nov Northampton Sileby Rangers (a)
21st Nov Desborough Town (h)
24th Nov Northampton Spencer (h)
28th Nov Peterborough Northern Star (a)

Artwork courtesy of Bravo Sierra Designs.

© Andy Gunn

Updated 21:07 - 11 Nov 2015 by Wayne Harmes

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