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By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford 1 Kettering Town 0
  • 68) Ash wins the ball pulls it back to Nicholson just inside the box who takes a touch before finding the top corner.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • After an emotional tribute to Kieran Joyce the Bulls started well with Josh Gowling seeing his free header at the back post blocked.
  • Jordan Nicholson was next to test the visitor's goal when a cleverly worked free-kick fell to him, but his effort was blocked.
  • At the other end Jordan Nti was causing the Bulls problems but lacked power on his headed attempt.
  • Hereford's best chance came after 36 minutes when Tom Owen-Evans' corner found Nicholson whose effort was blocked.
  • Reece Styche fired the rebound back towards goal only to be denied by former Hereford captain Luke Graham.
  • Nicholson tried his luck again four minutes later and this time saw his top corner bound shot saved by Paul White.
  • After the re-start Aaron O'Connor kept Hall on his toes with a header which the stopped flicked onto the bar, despite the off-side flag.
  • An interception by Nicholson caught the visitors napping and Styche knocked the ball on for Vincenti, who was denied by the goalkeeper.
  • Kettering then controversially had a goal chalked off after Kieran Thomas was fouled in the build-up.
  • However, after narrowly surviving a spell of pressure the Bulls took a 68th minute lead with Nicholson picking out the top corner with his effort.
  • STATS
  • Hereford: Hall, Thomas, Bodenham, Jagger Cane, Cullinane-Liburd, Gowling (c), Vincenti (Ash 63), Owen-Evans, Liburd (Pope 87), Styche (Symons 63), Nicholson
  • Subs: O'Sullivan, Finn,
  • Kettering Town: White (c), Stohrer, Brighton, Graham, Williams, McGrath, Nti, O'Connor, Kennedy, Carta, Kelly
  • Subs: Meikle, Milnes, Cartwright, Mitford, Solkhon
  • SCORES
  • Bluefin Sports (UHL) Challenge Cup 2019 - 2020
  • Third Round
  • Royal Wootton Bassett Town 1 Hereford Lads Club 3
  • Westfields 4 Malvern Town 4 (Westfields win 8-7 on penalties)
  • Highworth Town Res 1 Wellington 3
  • Division One West
  • Thornbury Town 5 Pegasus Juniors 3
  • RUGBY
  • RFU LEAGUE
  • National 2 North
  • Luctonians 20 Chester 24
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD FC host Kettering Town and will be looking to make to two league wins on the bounce this afternoon.
  • Kettering sit in 20th and have lost seven of their opening 11 games.
  • Meanwhile Hereford are in 11th with four wins, three draws and three defeats.
  • Luke Graham and Mike McGrath are in the squad that have traveled to Hereford this afternoon.

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