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By Ben Goddard

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  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford FC 1 Bromyard Town 0
  • 2) Mitch Hancox's shot is palmed down by Alex Rhodes to Victor Sodeinde who taps home
  • Hereford FC 2 Bromyard Town 0
  • 46) Joe Speake earns a free-kick it is played quickly by Speake to Smith who sees his first effort saved by Rhodes before netting the rebound
  • Hereford FC 3 Bromyard Town 0
  • 85) Sodeinde sees his effort saved into the path of Isaac Groves.
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  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • The Bulls side with a mixture of youth and first team players got off to the perfect start with Mitch Hancox's shot palmed down to Victor Sodeinde to slide home.
  • A well organised Bromyard side were coping with the Hereford pressure and picking their moments to counter-attack.
  • That was until the 29th minute when Dan Smith shrugged off his marker before firing wide and then sending an effort over moments later.
  • As the half progressed Bromyard came back into the tie with a Andy Hudson free-kick taking a deflection into the hands of a grateful Nykah Liburd-Hines.
  • Then before the break Bromyard should have been level with a cross fizzed over to Jason Wellings unmarked at the back post who steered his effort over.
  • As they did in the first half the Bulls scored minutes after the re-start with youngster Joe Speake skipping away from three men before being brought down.
  • The resulting free-kick was taken quickly and Speake found Dan Smith whose first effort was closed at close range before netting the rebound.
  • Speake could have scored himself moments later after Sodeinde fizzed a ball to him unmarked at the back post, but the youngster blazed over.
  • Sodeinde was starting to make his mark on the game twisting and turning before his effort rattled the post before hitting Rhodes and being cleared off the goal-line.
  • Bromyard were having joy with Hudson's free-kicks and on the 75th minute he provided a cross for Gough who headed high and wide.
  • On his first appearance back from injury Yan Klukowski saw his effort from outside the box saved.
  • At the other end Nathan Myers broke through twice but failed to find the final ball.
  • However, five minutes from time the Bulls hit a third with Sodeinde shaking off his man before seeing his effort saved into the path of youngster Isaac Groves to score.
  • In injury time Bromyard almost had a consolation goal with James Baldwin charging forward before crashing his effort into the side-netting.
  • TEAMS
  • Hereford: Liburd-Hines, Hancox, Haines (Klukowski 56), Forsyth, Derricott (Groves 62), Smith, Price, Speake, Morris (Nesbeth 56), Charles, Sodeinde
  • Subs: Marsh, Sheers
  • Senior players: Liburd-Hines, Hancox, Haines, Forsyth, Smith, Charles, Sodeinde
  • Bromyard: Rhodes, Lewis, Baker (Patrick-Rivers 80), Heywood, Foley, Gough, Hudson, McArdle, Baldwin, Myers, Wellings (Cowlishaw 69)
  • Subs: Knight, Fletcher, Price
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  • SCORES
  • Kington Town 0 Westfields 6 (Josh Hunt, Cawley Cox, Harrison Summers, OG)
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  • HEREFORD FC face Bromyard Town in the opening round of the Herefordshire FA County Challenge Cup this evening.
  • The Bulls decided not to play in the competition last season when Hereford Lads Club won the trophy.
  • Hereford are expected to a strong side including eight or nine first team players as manager Josh Gowling is keen for them to play competitive matches after returning from injuries.
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  • Other Herefordshire County Cup ties
  • Tomorrow
  • Ledbury v Hereford Lads Club (holders)
  • Wellington Rangers v Holme Lacy
  • Saturday
  • Hartpury v Ludlow Town Colts
  • Clee Hill v Ewyas Harold
  • Already through
  • Hereford Pegasus (walk over past Hinton)
  • Shobdon (bye)