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Hereford FC v Solihull Moors - FA Cup - minute by minute updates


Hereford FC v Solihull Moors - FA Cup - live updates

By Ben Goddard

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  • Hereford FC 0 Solihull Moors 1
  • 78) Newton fires home after Wright makes the first save but the substitute Newton is on hand to fire home
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  • Straight from kick-off Solihull whipped the ball into the box which took a flick beating the goalkeeper only for Jared Hodgkiss to clear off the line.
  • In a frantic opening to the tie Bulls loanee striker Ollie Hulbert beat his man only to be denied by a tackle from Kyle Storer.
  • The best chance fell to Hereford on 13 minutes after Miles Storey beat the off-side trap pulling the ball down before blazing over the bar.
  • Hereford loanee goalkeeper Jordan Wright was called into action at the other end after a slip by defender Levi Andoh allowed Nathan Rooney into the box who pulled it back for James Ball only to be denied by the shot stopper.
  • At the other end Harry Pinchard saw his effort whistle wide with goalkeeper Jordan Wright beaten after the youngster's initial effort was saved.
  • Bulls goalkeeper Wright was kept busy and was forced into a fine save to deny Callum Maycock.
  • Moors came closer a minute before the break with Jordan Cranston's corner met by the head of Nathan Rooney at the front post and cannons off the post.
  • However, the Bulls also went close before the break with Owen-Evans seeing his free-kick fly just wide.
  • Pinchard picked out the top corner on 56 minutes only to see his effort matched by a fantastic Boot hand.
  • Moors were looking second best but hit on the break on 72 minutes with substitute Joe Sbarra beating the off-side trap and pulling it back to Nathan Rooney who fired wide.
  • Substitute Danny Newton gave Solihull a 78th minute lead when through a host of bodies inside the box Sbarra's effort was saved into the path of his fellow substitute.
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  • Hereford: Wright, Hodgkiss, Owen-Evans, Storey (Sodeinde 76), Andoh, Lloyd, Pollock, Vincent (Forsyth 76), Kouhyar, Hulbert (Smith 76), Pinchard
  • Subs: Hancox, McLean, Liburd-Hines, Charles
  • Hancox and Smith are dropped to the bench, McNally is unable to play in the FA Cup so is also out.
  • In come Storey, Vincent and Pinchard
  • Solihull Moors: Boot, Williams, Cranston, Storer, Howe, Gudger, Maycock, Rooney, Osbourne, Ball, Hudlin
  • Subs: Sbarra, Barnett, Boyes, Donawa, Allsopp, Newton, Maynard
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  • 1,783 attendance
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  • HEREFORD FC face Solihull Moors in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup this afternoon.
  • The winner will earn a place in the first round proper when League One and League Two sides join the competition.
  • The winners receive £9,375 and losers get £3,125.
  • Hereford entered the competition in the second qualifying round beating Lymington in a replay 4-0 after drawing the first game 2-2.
  • On Saturday the Bulls won 2-0 at Merstham in the third qualifying round.
  • Solihull sit eighth in the National League after 11 games.
  • Won five, drawn four and lost two. One of those defeats in their last five games.
  • They won 1-0 at Kings Lynn Town on Tuesday night.
  • Hereford sit 19th in the National League North after eight games
  • Three wins, one draw and one defeat in their last five games in all competitions.
  • Hereford lost 1-0 at Darlington last Saturday