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Hereford FC 2 Stockport County 2 as it happened


Hereford FC v Stockport County minute by minute updates

By Ben Goddard

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  • Hereford 0 Stockport 1
  • 27) Hereford fail to deal with a cross which is headed down by Stephenson for Thomas to fire home
  • Hereford 0 Stockport 2
  • Just a minute after the first Stephenson crosses and Niall Bell is on hand to double their lead
  • Hereford 1 Stockport 2
  • 65) Jordan Cullinane-Liburd's long throw is fired home inside the box by Rowan Liburd
  • Hereford 2 Stockport 2
  • 90+3: Tom Owen-Evans does well to run into the box before firing low and Liburd is on hand to fire home.
  • Stockport had the first sight of goal after four minutes when Darren Stephenson crossed for Adam Thomas who sent his effort just over the bar.
  • At the other end, on his home debut, Rowan Liburd sent a stinging volley just wide.
  • County were having the better of possession and were only denied an opening goal by Tom Owen-Evans' clearance off the line after Nyal Bell flicked a cross goalwards.
  • However, the visitors eventually struck with two goals in as many minutes.
  • County took a 27th minute lead after Darren Stephenson headed down for Adan Thomas to fire home the opener.
  • Straight from the resulting kick-off they doubled their lead with Stephenson crossing for Nyal Bell to double their lead.
  • Hereford looked to respond after the break and Tom Owen-Evans went close to pulling a goal back but saw his effort deflect over.
  • However, County looked just as likely to increase their lead and Matt Yates was twice forced into action to deny them.
  • Them saves became important on the 65th minute when Rowan Liburd fired home inside the box following a long throw.
  • Substitute James Waite was only denied a leveler by the goalkeeper's boot after he was played through on goal, but was denied.
  • Liburd was on hand to score the leveler in the 93rd minute after Tom Owen-Evans worked the ball into the box and the striker was on hand to tap home.
  • Attendance 3,025 (571 away)
  • Theo Wharton is in for O'Sullivan, Josh Gowling comes in to replace Louis Ezewele and Mike Symons is in for Lance Smith.
  • Hereford: Yates, Hickman (Richards 45), Greenslade, Thomas, Cullinane-Liburd, Gowling, Wharton (O'Sullivan 77), Owen-Evans, Liburd, Finn (Waite 45,), Symons
  • Subs: Ezewele, Hill
  • Stockport County: Hinchcliffe, Cowan, Duxbury, Keane, Palmer (c), Stott, Thomas, Walker, Bell, Osbourne, Stephenson
  • Subs: Minihan, Ormson, Turnbull, Warburton, Mulhern
  • Midlands Premier
  • Luctonians 62 Doncaster Phoenix 12
  • Division Three
  • Bartestree 9 Castle Vale Town 0
  • Premier Division
  • Haughmond 4 Pegasus Juniors 0
  • Hereford Lads Club 1 Shifnal Town 1
  • Wellington 1 Cradley Town 0
  • HEREFORD FC host Stockport County this afternoon looking for back-to-back league wins.
  • The sides drew 1-1 in Manchester back in October which was Marc Richards' first league match in charge.
  • Hereford sit in 16th place with a home record of seven wins, four draws and seven defeats.
  • Stockport sit in 2nd, their on the road record is nine wins, four draws and four defeats

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