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Hereford FC 1 AFC Telford United 1 as it happened


Hereford FC v AFC Telford United minute by minute updates

By Ben Goddard

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  • Hereford 1 Telford 0
  • 7) James Waite hits a lovely ball through to Liburd who takes a touch before firing into the bottom corner.
  • Hereford 1 Telford 1
  • 62) Stephan Morley's free-kick is met by Theo Streete on the byline who played the ball back to Shane Sutton to tap into an empty net.
  • HEREFORD held play-off chasing AFC Telford United to a 1-1 draw after Rowan Liburd saw his first half opener canceled out by Shane Sutton.
  • Hereford got off to a perfect start when James Waite put a lovely ball through ball to Liburd who took a touch before firing into the bottom corner to give his side a seventh minute lead.
  • Play-off chasing Telford looked for a route back into the game and despite having a host of free-kicks were denied by Matt Yates' collections and Josh Gowling clearances.
  • The closest the visitors came to an equaliser was seconds before the break when Ryan Barnett sent a stinging effort just over the bar.
  • Eliot Richards almost doubled the Bulls' lead after the break with a dipping shot which was just tipped over by goalkeeper Josef Bursik.
  • At the other end Hereford were given a warning when Matt Yates was out-muscled by Daniel Udoh who passed back to James McQuilkin only to be denied by a last ditch block.
  • And then on the 62nd minute the Bucks drew level when Stephan Morley's free-kick was met by Theo Streete on the byline who played the ball back to Shane Sutton to tap into an empty net.
  • With Telford looking for a vital victory in their play-off push the Bulls were looking to spoil their hopes.
  • Liburd almost fired Hereford back ahead and his low shot after being played through by Waite was only denied by the leg of Bursik.
  • The Telford goalkeeper was in action again inside the last 10 minutes this time denying a Mike Symons header down low from a Danny Greenslade cross.
  • Hereford: Yates, Hickman, Greenslade, Thomas, Cullinane-Liburd, Gowling, Richards (Finn 83), O'Sullivan (Wesolowski 69), Liburd, Waite, Symons
  • Subs: Ezewele, Wharton, Hill
  • So Thomas is in for Wharton; Owen-Evans out for O'Sullivan; Symons in for Finn
  • AFC Telford United: Bursik, White, Morley, Royle, Sutton (c), Streete, Barnett, McQuilkin, Brown, Udoh, Knights
  • Subs: Smith, Cowans, Dawson, Dinanga, Morgan-Smith
  • Division Three
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  • Premier Division
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  • Hereford FC host AFC Telford United in their penultimate league game of the season.
  • The Bulls are on a run of one win in their last four games with two draws and a defeat last weekend.
  • Hereford sit in 18th going into today's game with a home record of won seven, drawn five and lost seven.
  • The Bulls could move up to 14th with a convincing win this afternoon.
  • Marc Richards is looking for a response after their 1-0 defeat at Southport last weekend.
  • AFC Telford United sit in 8th coming into today's match and are outside the play-offs on goal difference with a game in hand.
  • Daniel Udoh is their top scorer on 19 league goals this season.
  • Telford have won six, drawn six and lost seven away from home this season.
  • When the sides met in October, Hereford took the lead through George Lloyd before Telford equalised as the match finished 1-1.

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