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PREVIEW: Banbury United (A)

By Adam Etheridge

Nuneaton will be keen to forget about Saturday’s opening day defeat against Kings Langley with a trip to Banbury United on Tuesday evening.

Lango defeated Boro 3-0 at Liberty Way, despite the home side failing to capitalise on a number of opportunities. Matthew Weiss headed past Belford after 10 minutes before defender Akebiyi’s clearance looped over Belford, with assistance from the windy conditions. Substitute Harrison Crawford confirmed the result for the visitors late in the second-half to condemn Jimmy’s boys to defeat.

Tuesday’s opponents, Banbury United, drew their first game at Redditch United on Saturday. Mike Ford’s men will be excited for Tuesday’s game, giving the Puritans opportunity to impress their home crowd.

Banbury United last 5 games:

Redditch United 0-0 Banbury United
Banbury United 4-0 Wantage Town
Banbury United 1-1 Oxford United
Banbury United 1-2 Swindon Supermarine
Cirencester Town 0-1 Banbury United

Last time:

In Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Redditch United, the away side displayed a solid defensive performance. Right-back Connor Roberts received man of the match for his performance and will be hoping his side can keep another clean sheet against Boro.

Team: Jack Harding, Connor Roberts, Gedeon Okito, Jack Westbrook, Charlie Hawtin, Gio Rasulo, Claudio Dias, Amer Awadh, Lee Henderson, John Mills and Anderson Cayola.

League fixtures:

Stourbridge 3-1 Stratford Town (12/08/2019)
AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Leiston
Alvechurch v Barwell
Biggleswade Town v Royston Town
Coalville Town v Hednesford Town
Lowestoft Town v St Ives Town
Needham Market v Hitchin Town
Peterborough Sports v Kings Langley
Rushall Olympic v Redditch United
Tamworth v Bromsgrove Sporting

Updated 20:27 - 13 Aug 2019 by Kev Brown

Where next?

MATCH REPORT: Banbury United 1-1 Nuneaton Borough Boro gained their first point of the season on Tuesday, as they drew 1-1 away to Banbury United.

Fixtures
Thu 22 Aug
a
Nuneaton Borough U18's Atherstone Town U18's
League 19:45
Sat 24 Aug
a
Nuneaton Borough U21's Highgate United U21
League 10:30
h
Nuneaton Borough 1st Team Needham Market
League 15:00
Mon 26 Aug
a
Nuneaton Borough 1st Team Coalville Town
League 15:00
Wed 28 Aug
h
Nuneaton Borough U18's AFC Hinckley U18's
League 19:45
Sat 31 Aug
a
League 10:30
h
Nuneaton Borough U16's Chapelfields Colts U16's
Friendly 10:30
h
Nuneaton Borough 1st Team Lowestoft Town
League 15:00

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