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    MATCH REPORT
  • Substitute Josh Wilson scored an injury time winner to send Hereford to their first defeat of the season.
  • In the 92nd minute Wilson met Matt Challoner's cross into the box and fired home.
  • Eight minutes of injury time were played after referee Dean Watson came off injured and a replacement third official came out of the crowd.
  • After a close opening Chorley captain Andy Teague had the opening chance after 23 minutes but headed Adam Blakeman's cross wide.
  • The visitors went close again on the 41st minute with Alex Newby sending his free header wide at the back post following a Josh O'Keefe cross.
  • The hosts were limited to few openings in the first half and the score goalless at the break.
  • Chorley should have taken a 54th minute lead when Elliot Newby's cross across the face of goal found his brother Alex Newby, but he put his effort wide from close range.
  • Carver foced Martin Horsell into another save from the angle as the second half wore on.
  • The Bulls had to wait until the 78th minute for their best chance when Lance Smith found Billy Murphy's cross but his shot from close range was saved by the goalkeeper.
  • Martin Horsell came to Hereford's savior with a close range save to deny Josh Wilson's header from close range.
  • Wilson nets at the second time of asking as he slots the ball home from inside the box in the third minute of injury time.
  • HEREFORD MATCH STATS:
  • Hereford start: Horsell, Thomas, Green, Liburd (c), Greenslade, L. Smith, Richards, McGrath, Murphy, Hall (Reffell 52), White.
  • Subs: Bird, Dinsley, H. Smith, Mayebi
  • Chorley: Urwin, Challoner, Blakeman, Teague (c), Leather, A. Newby, O'Keefe, Carver, Almond (Wilson 63), E. Newby.
  • Subs: Fletcher, Short, Cottrell, Meppen-Walter
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  • HEREFORD FC PRE-MATCH
  • Former Hereford United midfielder Josh O'Keefe starts against the Bulls for Chorley this afternoon. He played at Edgar Street between 2012-14.
  • Welcome to the Victory Park Stadium where Hereford face league leaders Chorley FC this afternoon.
  • The Bulls have won three and drawn one while their visitors have won all of their opening four fixtures.
  • Bulls striker Harry White has scored three in the opening four matches.