Today, the NPFC attended the West Midlands Powerchair Football Regional League for their first set of competitive matches for the 2021-2022 season. The team travelled over to The Performance Hub over at Walsall University.
First Set of WMPRL Fixtures!
Today, NPFC attended the West Midlands Powerchair Football Regional League for their first set of competitive matches for the 2021-2022 season. The team travelled over to The Performance Hub over at Walsall University.
NPFC vs WBA PFC
During the first game, the team faced WBA PFC the current cup and league champions. The team display some great football, with plenty of passing and tight gameplay. Luckily, the team were able to secure an early goal thanks to a shot from the top of the box while defending!.
Correction: The goal was scored by Sam Langley and not Adam Langley.
Unfortunately, the team conceded a goal into the second half and despite having a good opportunity to score, the team didn’t take it. This led to the team ending the first game with a 1-1 draw. The first game showcased NPFCs strengths but with plenty of room to develop further.
NPFC vs Teeside PFC
As for the second game, the team started well securing an early goal against Teeside PFC. Although, the team then conceded two goals throughout the match due to some unexpected set pieces. The team did their best efforts to counterattack but were unfortunate, which led to a 2-1 defeat. The match did highlight some things to work on regarding communication.
NPFC vs Sale United PFC
Finally, the last game ended in a 1-1 draw against Sale United PFC. NPFC were able to score a goal during the first half due to taking a chance between two defenders. However, into the second half, the team conceded a goal, which led to the team drawing with the Sale side. It wasn’t an ideal result but the team still has a chance to come back at the next set of fixtures.
Hurry Up October 31st!
Overall, the team didn’t quite get the results they wanted or expected but the team had close games with the opposition teams. Despite this, the team did show they were able to take chances and score goals effectively. The team now has another month until their next set of fixtures on the 31st of October, which is the last chance for the team to get ready for their first national league premiership matches in November.
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