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By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford 0 Curzon Ashton 1
  • 16) A corner comes in and Harvey misses it before the ball falls down to Dimaio whose fierce effort is blocked only for Ali to smash the rebound home.
  • RED CARD
  • Hereford 0 Curzon Ashton 1
  • 45+7: Hereford are reduced to 10 men after Pollock goes in slightly late on a challenge feet up and caught his man. The referee sends him off.
  • Hereford 1 Curzon Ashton 1
  • 90+2: Rowan Liburd is bundled down inside the box and a penalty is awarded.
  • Tom Owen-Evans steps up and sends the goalkeeper the wrong way.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • Despite the Bulls starting well it was Curzon who had the opening chance when Josh Askew saw his shot vitally blocked by Jordan Cullinane-Liburd.
  • Will Henry was then forced into action to palm away a well-hit Connor Dimaio shot.
  • Curzon eventually took a 15th minute lead when from another set-piece cost the Bulls.
  • Loanee goalkeeper Will Henry failed to claim a cross before blocking Dimaio's shot only for Mohamud Ali to smash home the rebound.
  • The match was then delayed by five minutes when referee Scott Simpson was taken off injured and commentator Mark Ammonds was called out of the stand to run the line.
  • From the re-start Alex Bray ran through on goal but was cynically brought down by Daniel Shaw, but the replacement referee only booked him for the foul.
  • Victor Sodiende was denied by the bar from the resulting free-kick before Rowan Liburd headed the rebound over.
  • Before the break replacement referee Liam Corbett showed Ben Pollock a straight red for a late challenge.
  • After the break Curzon went close to a second with James Baillie sending his free-kick an inch over the bar.
  • Shaw should have sealed the points for Ashton after the ball broke for him on the 70th minute, but Will Henry was equal to his shot.
  • The Bulls remained in the tie and almost pulled level with 15 minutes remaining, but Jordan Cullinane-Liburd sent his header wide from a corner.
  • However, in the 92nd minute Tom Owen-Evans equalised from the penalty spot after Rowan Liburd was brought down inside the box.
  • STATS
  • Attendance: 1,950 (19 away)
  • Hereford: Henry, Hodgkiss, Greenslade (Davies 62), Pollock, Pope, Cullinane-Liburd, Sodeinde, Owen-Evans, Liburd, O'Sullivan (Jagger Cane 67), Bray (Styche 73)
  • Subs: Finn, Mooney
  • Two changes from the side that the side against Bradford (Park Avenue): Mooney out for Liburd; Styche out for Owen-Evans
  • Curzon Ashton: Mason, Baillie, Askew, Evans (c), Shaw, Ali,Bayode, Calveley, Watkinson, Dimaio, Sinclair
  • Subs: Wroe, Lovell, Hall, Merrill, Crawford
  • SCORE UPDATES
  • FOOTBALL
  • Uhlsport Hellenic League
  • Premier Division
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  • Division One West
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  • RUGBY
  • RFU LEAGUE
  • National 2 North
  • Loughborough Students 10 Luctonians 19
  • Midlands 1 West
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  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD take on Curzon Ashton this afternoon under the new leadership of player/coach Josh Gowling and his assistant Steve Burr.
  • The Bulls saw their tie at Kettering postponed last weekend before the departure of manager Russell Slade.
  • Coming into today's game Curzon Ashton sit in 19th and just two points behind the Bulls in 16th

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