Leicester manager Nigel Pearson hailed the performance of David Nugent after the 26-year-old striker scored the goal which put his side into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Nugent slotted the 70th-minute winner which gave npower Championship side Leicester a 2-1 win against Premier League Norwich at Carrow Road.

"Nugent is so confident. He plays with a smile on his face," Pearson sad.

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