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Hereford FC v Chorley minute by minute updates and scores


Hereford FC v Chorley minute by minute updates and scores

By Ben Goddard

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  • Hereford 1 Chorley 0
  • 81) Miles Storey beats the off-side trap and latches onto a long ball over the top before chipping the goalkeeper
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  • After a delayed kick-off due to Chorley arriving late the game began with a bang.
  • Firstly Harry Cardwell was found open inside the box before taking a poor touch for Chorley.
  • At the opposite end Miles Storey beat the off-side trap but pulled the ball back to Ryan McLean whose effort was blocked before Tom Owen-Evans and striker Dan Smith also had efforts blocked.
  • Hereford goalkeeper Brandon Hall was forced into action on 16 minutes tipping Harry Cardwell's header over.
  • Moments later Hereford cleared a cross come shot into the box off their goal-line.
  • Both goalkeepers were then forced into save with firstly Brandon Hall denying Cardwell's effort.
  • Straight up the other end goalkeeper Matt Urwin saved with his feet to deny Storey's effort that looked certain to rattle the net.
  • Next was Ryan McLean to go close for the Bulls firing just over from inside the box.
  • Within a minute of the second half the Bulls went close again with Tom Owen-Evans beating the off-side trap and pulling the ball back for Ryan McLean whose effort was deflected over.
  • Chorley were starting to look more threatening and Ustabasi beat Jared Hodgkiss for pace before crossing for Connor Hall whose effort was saved.
  • The Bulls were also threatening and Owen-Evans saw his shot from outside the box flash just wide.
  • Hereford took the lead nine minutes from time when an inch-perfect ball by Owen-Evans found Storey through on goal who chipped the advancing goalkeeper
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  • Hereford: Hall, Hodgkiss, Pearce, Haines (Kouhyar 77), McLean, Owen-Evans, Storey, Lloyd
  • Subs: Andoh, Whittingham, Charles, Sodeinde
  • Krystian Pearce makes his first league start for Hereford while Ryan Lloyd returns to the team after missing last week due to Covid
  • Chorley: Urwin, Henley, Smith, Leather, Baines, Whitehouse, Calveley, Cardwell, Tomlinson, Ustabasi, Hall
  • Subs: Blyth, Shenton, Goodridge, Blakeman, Alli
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  • Attendance: 1,756
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  • Along with the Hereford game today there will also be updates from the following matches:
  • Uhlsport Hellenic League
  • Premier Division
  • Bradford Town 1 Westfields 1
  • Hereford Lads Club 2 Corsham Town 2
  • Division One
  • Littleton 1 Hereford Pegasus 2
  • National 2 North
  • Luctonians 7 Chester 11
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  • HEREFORD will be looking to boost their league position with a second victory of the season when they host Chorley this afternoon.
  • The Bulls manager Josh Gowling is convinced that his team will move out of the bottom two league places.
  • The Bulls host third placed Chorley looking for just a second league win of the season.
  • Gowling is confident that his side will start moving up the league table.
  • Kick-off has been delayed until 3.15pm due to the Chorley coach breaking down.