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Hereford 0 King's Lynn Town 3- FA Trophy replay as it happened

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Hereford v King's Lynn Town- FA Trophy updates

By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford 0 King's Lynn 1
  • 5) Clunan's corner is met by the head of the Rory McAuley who is unmarked and nods home from close range.
  • Hereford 0 King's Lynn 2
  • 8) The initial cross is deflected onto the bar and it falls to Ross Barrows who fires home.
  • Hereford 0 King's Lynn 3
  • 86) Hawkins beats O'Sullivan and Hall can only palm his shot into the path of Carey to finish
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • After going 90 minutes without a goal on Saturday the Linnets took just five minutes to score the opener.
  • Skipper Michael Clunan found the head of Rory McAuley to head home the opener.
  • Three minutes later the visitors doubled their lead when a wicked deflection rattled the bar before dropping for Ross Barrows to fire home.
  • In a frantic opening Jordan Cullinane-Liburd could have pulled a goal
  • back on 10 minutes when a corner dropped to him, but his stabbed effort was saved.
  • Adam Marriott had an unlikely chance to put his side out of sight when he latched onto a header back by Cullinane-Liburd to Hall but put his effort wide.
  • The Bulls thought they deserved a penalty before the break when O'Sullivan's free-kick looked to hit a King's Lynn hand.
  • However, referee Daniel Lamport waved away the appeals.
  • On at the break Jordan Nicholson had an immediate impact and saw his low shot tipped wide by goalkeeper Alex Street.
  • Street was the hero moments later when Peter Vicenti was awarded a penalty for a push before getting up and seeing his penalty well saved.
  • Street was back in action to deny Vincenti's powerful header before the rebound was cleared off the line.
  • Ross Barrows came within an inch of putting the tie beyond any doubt, but saw his header at the front post smash against the post.
  • With four minutes left on the clock the Linnets scored a third with Ryan Hawkins seeing his effort palmed into the path of Sonny Carey to fire home.
  • As Hereford's heads went down Hawkins beat O'Sullivan again and then rifled his effort off the post.
  • Sonny Carey could have added further misery after sauntering into the box he rounded the goalkeeper before Jordan Cullinane-Liburd blocked off the line.
  • STATS
  • Attendance: 715 (11 away)
  • Hereford: Hall, Hodgkiss, Pope, Pollock (Greenslade 74), Cullinane-Liburd, Riley, Vincenti (Liburd 64), Owen-Evans, Styche, Mooney (Nicholson 45), O'Sullivan
  • Subs: Allen, Bodenham, Ash, Burwood
  • Hereford are unchanged from the side which drew 0-0 on Saturday while Greenslade replaces Gowling, who has gone from captain to losing his place in the squad.
  • King's Lynn Town: Street, Jones, Fox, Kelly (Hawkins 79), Barrows, McAuley, Clunan (c), Richards, Gash, Marriott, Henderson (Carey 83)
  • Subs: Payne, Jarvis, Bastock
  • Two changes for KL with Clunan in for Carey AND Henderson in for Jarvis
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD host King's Lynn Town this evening in the FA Trophy third qualifying round replay.
  • The winner of tonight will host Dover Athletic on December 14.
  • Hereford are due to be without Stephen Dawson and Kieran Thomas tonight while Danny Greenslade and Victor Sodeinde may return to the squad.
  • The winner from tonight receives £3,750, losers receive £1,250

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