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  • Gateshead 1 Hereford 0
  • 13) Langstaff is free inside the box when he received the ball firing straight past Sondergaard
  • Gateshead 2 Hereford 0
  • 74) Luke Haines looked to have been blocked off the ball allowing Langstaff into the box clearly who beats the goalkeeper
  • Gateshead 2 Hereford 1
  • 80) Storey turns and creates space for Revan who fires a goal back
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  • HEREFORD fell just short of challenging league winners Gateshead falling to a 2-1 defeat.
  • Hereford started brightly against the league leaders with Tom Owen-Evans sending a searching ball over for Ryan McLean which just evaded him.
  • Miles Storey saw his effort fly just over before Owen-Evans also tested the goal but his effort dropped wide.
  • Macauley Langstaff showed his danger on 12 minutes racing onto a through ball before being denied by Wolves loanee Andreas Sondergaard.
  • A minute later Langstaff opened the scoring finding the ball inside the box before firing low past the goalkeeper.
  • Hereford had the chance for an immediate equaliser with McLean finding Owen-Evans in space who took a touch before lasing his effort wide.
  • Dan Ward was next to test the Hereford goal with his effort from outside the box forcing a fine save from Sondergaard.
  • Danny Greenfield was next to test the Bulls goal before Ward rattled the crossbar with his effort as the hosts took control.
  • Langstaff was nearly handed a second on 29 minutes dispossessing Haines before seeing his effort saved well by Sondergaard.
  • Gateshead were keen to impress a large home gate and Langstaff this time fed Cedwyn Scott who was also met by the Bulls goalkeeper.
  • Langstaff had another chance before half-time breaking away on a quick counter-attack before being denied by the goalkeeper who was quickly off his line.
  • The game exploded again after 70 minutes with firstly Olley finding Paul Blackett whose stooping header at the near post was headed wide.
  • Miles Storey then created space at the other end before finding substitute Keenan Patten whose effort was tipped over.
  • However, moments later Gateshead doubled their lead when Luke Haines looked to have been blocked off the ball allowing Langstaff into the box before beating the goalkeeper.
  • Sondergaard was forced into action again before Hereford replied with Storey linking up with Seb Revan with the Aston Villa loanee turning and finding the net.
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  • Attendance: 4,129
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  • Hereford: Sondergaard, Hodgkiss, Haines, Egan (Patten 45), McLean (Wright 62), Owen-Evans, Storey, Lloyd, Pollock, Revan, Pinchard
  • Subs: Hall, Klukowski, Njie,
  • Three changes for the Bulls from Brackley
  • Sondergaard in for Hall
  • Lloyd in for Klukowski
  • Pinchard in for Patten
  • Storey in for Touray
  • Gateshead: Marschall, Tinkler, Hunter, Storey, Charters, Ward, Bailey, Olley, Greenfield, Langstaff, Scott
  • Subs: Nicholson, Blackett, Pani, Wombwell, Malley
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  • HEREFORD have made the trip to National League North winners Gateshead for their final league game of the 2021/22 season.
  • Gateshead were crowned champion last weekend but will lift the trophy today in front of a crowd of 3,000.
  • Their home record is won 17, drawn one and lost two.
  • Hereford are in 11th with an away record of won five, drawn five and lost 10.
  • They could rise to 10th or drop to 13th depending on results today.
  • Hereford suffered a 2-0 defeat to Gateshead at Edgar Street in January with Elliot Forbes and Dom Tear both scoring.
  • Hereford manager Josh Gowling says that waiting for his targets to make a decision has delayed his retained list.
  • Hereford currently only have two players contracted for next season in Ryan McLean and Harry Pinchard.
  • The Bulls boss says he has been in talks with targets for next season and their responses will dictate his retained list.


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